Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 2 Sep 1782

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Sep 1782
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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Mr John Holmes				Farnacres 2 Septemr: 1782



      By the London Carrier of last Saturday (31st Ulto.) we sent you a Box containing 887 Ounces of fine Silver which we hope you will receive safe on the 13th Inst.   We shall be obliged by your pay:g Rich:d Probert for 100 Casks of Bone Ashes for the amount of which we will deduct from the value of the Silver.   We inclose you Proberts Account and have wrote a proper Rect. for him to put his mark to & desire it may have the date filled up & be Witnessed & that you will be so good as inclose it when you write about the Recet. & price of the above Silver.   We are

	Sir Your most Humble Servts

      Walton & Turner

PS Mr. Walton desires you will be so kind as examine into the fate of Nos. 1,431 & 22,055 in the late Irish Lottery 1782

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