Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 11 Jan 1782

Document Type: Letter
Date: 11 Jan 1782
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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Mr Jno Holmes.                             						Farnacres 11 Jany 1782

Dear Sir

       By last Saturdays Carrier we sent you a Box containing 1110 Ounces of Bullion which we hope you will receive safe & by one of Lord Ravensworths Servants we sent you a parcel for Mr Stephen John Houle which we expect will be delivered to you on Monday or perhaps Tuesday & youll be kind enough to take care of it till called for.

       We are Dear Sir Your most Hble Servts

       Walton & Turner

PS.   What is become of my Bro Smeaton I know not but as I have not heard from him in answer to a Letter I wrote concerning the agreable termination of the busyness wth Sir Geo Rodney  I conclude he is from home.

       N Walton Junr

Since writing the above yours of the 8th is come to hand and you may depend on its being duly attended to.   Many thanks for your attention to the Assay Scales.

       Pray forwd the Inclosed P penny post.

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