Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 19 Aug 1772

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Aug 1772
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
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Mr John Holmes                               				Farnacres Aug 19th 1772

Dear Sir

      I have this day drawn upon you for One Hundred and Fifty Pounds Fourteen Shillings and Eleven Pence being the amount of 506 Ounces of Bullion at 5s 11 1/2 P Ounce.

      I expect another Cake will be sent you from Newcastle upon the 5th of next Month.           I am Dear Sir Your most hble Servt

      N W Junr 

                                             					Farnacres Aug 19th 1772 

Sir Ten days after date Pay Messrs Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington & Saint or their Order One Hundred and Fifty Pound Fourteen Shillings and Eleven Pence Value received as advertised by 

Sir   your hble Servt

      Walton & Smeaton

To Mr John Holmes.   Watchmaker near Somerset House Strand. London

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