Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 13 Apr 1771

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Apr 1771
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
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To Mr Holmes                             				Farnacres 13th April 1771

Dear Sir

      I this day delivered to the Carrier Fras. Ridley who will arrive in London on the 27th instant a Box contg. 1089 Ounces of Bullion which will I hope arrive Safe. 

      I am etc 

      N W Junr 

PS Youll Observe part of the sides of the abovementioned Bullion is Soiled which happened just when it was taking off but I hope the Quality of the Silver will not be hurt by this; if it should, we must make an allowance.

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