Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 12 Dec 1771

Document Type: Letter
Date: 12 Dec 1771
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
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To Mr John Holmes						Farnacres 12th Decemr 1771

Dear Sir

      On Saturday the 7th instant we delivered to the London Carrier a Box containing 720 3/4 Ounces of Bullion in Nine Pieces, two small ones, which we doubt not you will receive safe on Saturday the 20th instant and are Dear Sir

      Your most Hble Servts

      Walton & Smeaton

PS Mr Walton Senr is the bearer hereof.

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