Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 18 Nov 1781

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Nov 1781
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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Mr John Holmes 							Farnacres 18 Novemr 1781

Dear Sir.

       We have this day drawn upon you for £26 payble 50 days after date to Mr Smeaton, which we shall deduct from the value of the Cake of fine silver now in the Road, which weighs 715 Ounces.

       We are Dear Sir Your most Hble Servts.     

       Walton & Turner

£26 -                                     Farnacres 18th Novemr 1781

Fifty days after date Pay Mr John Smeaton or his Order Twenty Six Pounds.  Value Received as advised by.  Walton & Turner

Mr John Holmes. Watchmaker Strand.  London

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