Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 10 Sep 1776

Document Type: Letter
Date: 10 Sep 1776
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr John Holmes						Farnacres 10th. Sepr. 1776


Dear Sir

      I have your Letters of the 28th Augst. and 7th inst now before me and have this day drawn upon you for the Balance of Account as below; the Bill is payable Forty days after date  and we shall draw the next Bill in the same manner which will in some degree make up for your not charging Commission and we must at the same time acknowledge ourselves very much Obliged.

      My engagements have prevented my making any enquiry after Mr Wilson & Mr Harrison but as soon as I have opportunity I shall most assuredly do it, and let you know the result.

      I am glad to hear Brother Smeaton is well having only heard from him once since he left this place.   I am with best regards to you and yours

	Dear Sir your’s  &c  

      NW Junr.

Due from Mr John Holmes

		To the Commissioners & Governors of Greenwch Hospl

1776 10th Sepr 

For 688 Ounces of Silver Bullion at 5s:10 1/4 d p[er] oz £201. 7. 8


  For Payment of Elm Pipes & Charges of Shipping £10.16.6

  For Cash Reced of Mr Jno Harrison on his Accot.  4.16 - £15:12: 6

  Balance due from Mr Jno Holmes                         £185:15: 2

Farnacres 10th Septemr 1776

Sir  Forty Days after Date Pay to the Order of Messrs Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington & Saint One Hundred and Eighty five Pounds Fifteen Shillings and Two Pence – Value received 

As advised by Sir Your Humble Servants Walton & Smeaton

To Mr Holmes London

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