Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 21 Mar 1780

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Mar 1780
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr John Holmes.                            			Farnacres 21 March 1780

Dear Sir

       We have this day reced your Letter with a Recet for the Bone Ashes and are obliged by the Trouble you have had in paying Mr Probert the Money who from the Letter we reced from him appeared to be an excellent Penman, but turns out only a Marksman.

       We have drawn upon you dated this day payble 30 Days after date for £244.17.9 being the Amount of 867 1/2 Ounces of Bullion at £-.5s.7 3/4d P Ounce.    I am for Mr Turner & Self

Dear Sir Your etc

       N W Junr

£244.17s.9d. Farnacres 21st March 1780

Thirty Days after Date Pay to the Order of Messrs Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington and Saint Two Hundred and Forty Four Pounds Seventeen Shillings and Nine Pence.    Value received as advised by.                   Walton & Turner

Mr Holmes London

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