Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 21 Jul 1773

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Jul 1773
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 96
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To Mr John Holmes.                                   Farnacres 21st July 1773

Dear Sir

       Last night I reced your Letter of the 17th and am sorry the Silver Trade stil continues in so low a state, but we must be content til times mend and I doubt that is not near. I have this day drawn upon you for £246.16.4 being the amount of 858 1/2 Ounces of Bullion at 5s/9d P Ounce & am with best respects.

       Dear Sir your most hble Servt

               	N W Junr

Sir.                                   Farnacres 21st July 1773

Thirty days after Pay to Mssrs Bell,Cookson Carr Widdrington and Saint or their Order Two Hundred and Forty six Pounds Sixteen Shillings and Four Pence.  Value received as advised by Sir   Your hble Servts

                                             Walton & Smeaton 

To Mr John Holmes  Watchmaker. London

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