Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 20 Feb 1770

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Feb 1770
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
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To Mr John Holmes. 						Farnacres. 20th February 1770

Dear Sir

      This day’s post brought your letter of the 17th instant and I have this day Drawn upon you for £170 16.7 for 563 1/2 Ounces of Silver at 6s - 12d and for Carriage 12s 1d

      As I do not find the least inconvenience in having the silver cut I shall certainly continue to get it cut agreeable to your desire. 

      My wife joins in best regards to all your family and I am 

      Dear Sir, Your most Hble Servt

      Nich. Walton Junr.

PS I believe it will be at least the middle of April before you get another piece of Silver

Dear Sir. 							Farnacres 24th January 1770

Ten days after date pay to Mesrs Bell, Cookson, Carr, Airey & Saint or their Order One Hundred and Seventy Pounds Sixteen Shillings and Seven Pence Value received and place it to Amount as advised by Dear Sir Your most Hble Servts

      Walton & Smeaton

To Mr John Holmes Watchmaker Strand LONDON

Delivered the Newcastle Bank this day

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