Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 20 Jul 1776

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Jul 1776
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr. John Holmes							Farnacres 20 July 1776


Dear Sir

      We have this day drawn upon you for £392..18.. payable Twenty Days after date for the Balance of Account as below mentioned, and when you give us advice of the arrival of the next Cake of Bullion desire youll be so obliging as let us know what we are indebted to you for the Elm Pipes and that youll send us a Receipt for them & the amount shall be deducted out of the Bill for the Cake of Bullion which weighs abt 628 Ounces & will be sent from Newcastle next Saturday.   We beg leave to return you our best thanks for the Trouble you have had on our Account both as to the Payment you have made Mr Everest, and in regard to the Pipes and are with respects to yourself & Family

	Dear Sir Your most Hble Servts

      N.W. Junr.  J.S

P.S. We expect you to charge Commission upon the Pipes.

Due from Mr John Holmes

			To the Commissioners & Govrs of Greenwh Hosl

For 664 1/2 Ounces of Silver Bullion at 5s.11 1/4 d £197  5  5

For 669     Do                       at 5..11        197 18  3

                                                     395  3  8


Pd. Mr Tristram Everest what he pd. for 

    Spindleston Tythe Corn Fee Farm Rent               2  5  8

Balance due from Mr Holmes                          £392 18

Farnacres 20th. July 1776

Sir Twenty Days after Date Pay to the Order of Messrs. Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington and Saint Three Hundred and Ninety Two Pounds Eighteen Shillings.  Value recd.

as advised by Sir Your Humble Servants W & S

To Mr Holmes London

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