Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 20 Sep 1782

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Sep 1782
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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Mr: John Holmes						Farnacres 20th Septemr. 1782

Dear Sir

	On my arrival here last Night I received the favor of your Letter of the 14th. Instant having been from home from Sunday Morning ‘till that time.   I have this day drawn upon you for £209.6.9 being for the Balance of Account as below.   I thank you for taking the trouble of paying Mr Probert and must beg the favor of you to discharge the inclosed Bill also which you will observe is included in the Accot. above referred to, & I am also to thank you for examining the fate of the unfortunate Numbers in the Irish Lottery & desire in yr. next that youll let me know the expence of the search.

      I am Dear Sir Your most Humble Servt

      Nich Walton Junr.

PS Be pleased to send us Proberts Recet. As soon as you can for the £22 

Due from Mr. John Holmes

For 887 Ounces of fine Silver Bullion at 6s/2 1/2 d      £275. 6. 9


Payment to Richd. Probert for 100 Casks of Bone Ashes £44

For further paymt. to be made Do:see below             22 £66. -  –

               Balance due from Mr. Holmes               £209. 6. 9

Messrs. Walton and Turner to Richd. Probert D.<n>


Septr.6 To 50 Casks of Bone Ashes at 6s      £15..-. -

        To 50 Casks at 2s/4d                   5.16. 8

        To Cartage 10s/6d Wharfage 13s         1. 3. 6

                                             £22. -  2

Reced. Septemr. 1782 of Messrs. Walton and Turner Twenty Two Pounds in full by [space]

      Richard  [space] Probert

				his mark


£209.6s.9d Farnacres 20th Septemr. 1782.

Forty Days after Date Pay to the Order of Messrs. Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington & Saint Two Hundred and Nine Pounds 6s/9d Value Receivd as advised by Walton & Turner

To Mr. Holmes London

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