Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 22 Sep 1770

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Sep 1770
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
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To Mr John Holmes. 						Farnacres 22nd September 1770

Dear Sir

      Yesterdays Post brought me your favor of the 18th instant acknowledging the Receipt of the Box which we wrote about the 16th instant and I have this day drawn upon you for £93.28.11 being for 310 Ounces of Bullion at 6s 1/2d P Ozs & Six Shillings for Carriage.

      We shall have another Cake of Silver by the latter end of this Month about the above Size but of that I am not yet quite certain not having had an Assay made. I am Dear Sir

      Your most Hble Servt

      Nich Walton Junr

								Farnacres 22nd September 1770

Sir. Ten days after date Pay to Mssrs Bell Cookson Carr Airey & Saint or their Order Ninety three Pounds Eighteen Shillings and Eleven Pence - Value received as advised by

      Sir your most Hble Servts

      Walton & Smeaton

To Mr John Holmes – Watchmaker London

Delivered the Bank this Day

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