Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 15 Dec 1778

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Dec 1778
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr. John Holmes						Farnacres 15 Decemr. 1778

Dear Sir

      We have this day drawn upon you for £123..13..5 being the Amount of Four Hundred and Forty Three Ounces of fine Silver at 5s/7d p[er] Ounce – a bad Market indeed     

				Walton & Turner

[The following section before the bill has been struck out:]

I am obliged to you for the Notice you take of my Son and am in haste to save the Post.

      Dear Sir Your &c.

      NW Junr.

PS. Be so good as send the inclosed


Thirty Days after date Pay to the order of Messrs Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington & Saint one hundred and Twenty three Pounds Thirteen Shillings and five pence Value received as advised by Walton & Turner

Mr. Jno. Holmes London

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