Letter – Ralph Grey to William Peacock – 30 Nov 1675

Document Type: Letter
Date: 30 Nov 1675
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Recipient: William Peacock
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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      ditto the 30th

Mr Wm Peacock

Yours of the 22 of October came to hand which found me in a <gread could> & since I have been tormented with the gout this day I recd a letter from Christ. Rudd who mails me he will send me a sample of a skin as he did Mr Carr last year, & all that was of that sise was at 12s per doz & all that is larger 13s & 13s 6d per doz & will not send them except I will Ingage to pay him those rates I shall write him your order which I shall observe yours as to weight 20 22 & 12s: 11s & 11s 6d per doz as for Butter it riseth of price it is worth 15 & 15s 6d per firkin if it fall I shall observe your order & buy a parcell of Lead £12 per fother Coles 9s per Chalder if I can buy a parcell of Butter shall write to Mr James Peckering & Mr Lionell Meyer Merchants in London it will be 2/m before any ship make way for your Port

yours Ra: Grey 

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