Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 11 Aug 1775

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Aug 1775
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 96
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To the same                                    			Farnacres 11th Aug 1775

Dear Sir

      Having examined the castings as the last Cake of Bullion sent you we find that the mistake you mention has been made and that we are right to have drawn for £196.3 - instead if £194-3, and we are obliged at your pointing out the error wch shall be rectified when we draw again.  This Weeks Carrier or the Carrier of next Week will bring you a Cake of fine Silver of nearly the same size of that you last had; it is now at Newcastle.  You will soon hear from us respecting the regulating the price of the Bullion wch you receive from us & are 

            Dr Sir   Yr etc NW Junr   J S

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