Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 1 Feb 1776

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Feb 1776
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr. John Holmes							Farnacres Febru.ry 1st 1776

Dear Sir

	We rec’d Yours of the 22nd Ulto. and this day have drawn upon you for £175..9..10 payable Thirty Days after date being the Amount of 608 ¾ Ounces of Bullion at 5s.9 ¾ d p Ounce

      We shall have occasion for some street Pipes of Seven Inches bore and desire you will be so obliging as let us know the price p Yard

     The Thermometer was at 11 On Monday Morning

                            20 On Tuesday Do.

                            16 On Tuesday Evening

                            13 On Wednesday Morng

                            11 this Morning

      We are &c  NW Junr  JS

Farnacres 1st.Feby 1776

Sir Thirty Days after date pay to the Order of Messrs. Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington and Saint One Hundred and Seventy Five Pounds Nine Shillings and Tenpence Value Rec’d as Advised by Sir Yours &C W & S

To Mr. Holmes  London				

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