Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 13 Oct 1771

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Oct 1771
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
  • Transcription
  • Comments (0)
  • Change font
    If columns/tables do not appear straight, change font
To Mr John Holmes						Farnacres 13th October 1771

Dear Sir

      There was a Box of Bullion delivered to the Carrier yesterday containing 642 3/4 Ounces which we doubt not you will receive safe on Saturday the 26th inst. We are 10th but respects to yourself Mrs Holmes & Family

      Dear Sir Yr. most Hble Servts

      W& S

PS. Mr Holmes will be so obliging as send N Walton Junrs Watch to Mr Hawthorn the first convenient opportunity after it is done - he takes it for granted Mr Smeaton has delivered it.

Since writing the above the Family here have drank success to the Ravensburn Water with our hearty wishes to the present Proprietors.

Leave a comment

We welcome further information or corrections on topics and incidents mentioned in individual letters. It might take a while before your comments are checked for adding to public view within the website. We cannot undertake further research in response to questions.

Your email is never published nor shared. Required fields are marked *


General Discussion
Suggested correction or addition


  Return to search results or refine/create new search
The Dukesfield Smelters and Carriers Project aimed to celebrate and discover the heritage of the Dukesfield Arches & lead carriers' routes between Blaydon and the lead mines of Allendale and Weardale. A two year community project, it was led by the Friends of the North Pennines in partnership with Hexhamshire and Slaley Parish Councils and the active support of Allendale Estates. It was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the generous support of other sponsors. Friends of the North Pennines: Charity No:1137467