Letter – Ralph Grey to William Webb – 29 Aug 1674

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Aug 1674
Correspondent: Ralph Grey
Recipient: William Webb
Archive Source: NRO 753 J
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Aldrm Wedd

I much wonder why I cannot have the goods I writ for as other men have; I writ for Reson of both sorts and you writ me that you would shipe them but have not, you have sent me a <….> of <pruns> that is not fit for sale they are so bad, our neaghbours have gate sum here that is better worth 1s6 per Cnt then ours is worth 8s so unless you abate of the price we cannot sell them and if we do not sell them we must be forsed to send them back agane, praye send per first opportunity the rasen for we shall <never> want of them  This whats neadfull from your friend Ra: Grey

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