Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 1 Mar 1776

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

Dear Sir,

	I have this day drawn upon you for £201.17s:1d being the Amount of 684 ¾ Ounces of Bullion at 5s/10d ¼ and adding thereto £1..8..6 short drawn for on the 1st Ulto. 

	This Weeks Carrier will bring you another Box of Bullion weight [blank] Ounces.

	I desire you’l be so good as send my Watch by my good Brother Smeaton & am with best wishes to him & yourself and Family.

      Dear Sir Your most Humble Servt.

      N:Walton Junr.

Farnacres 1st March 1776.

Sir Thirty Days after date Pay to the Order of  Messrs. Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington & Saint Two Hundred and One Pounds Seventeen Shillings and one Penny – Value received as advised by. Sir your Humble Servts  Walton & Smeaton

To Mr. Holmes London

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