Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 16 May 1777

Document Type: Letter
Date: 16 May 1777
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr John Holmes						Farnacres 16th May 1777

Dear Sir

      We duly reced. your Letters of the 26th Ulto and 10th inst. and this day have drawn upon you at Thirty Days Date for £382:13:4 being the amount of 1280 Ounces of Bullion at 5s/11d ¾ p[er] Ounce.


The Bullion wch Arrived with you on the 26th Ulto weighed  639 3/4

    Do                                  10 inst.  Weighed  640 3/4


We are Your’s &c				NW Junr

						J S

Farnacres 16th May 1777

Sir Thirty Days after Date Pay to the Order of Messrs Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington and Saint Three Hundred and Eighty Two Pounds Thirteen Shillings and fourpence Value received – as advised by Sir Your Humble Servants W & S

To Mr John Holmes London

[Marginal note:] May .. 15, June .. 18 due

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