Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 23 Apr 1773

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Apr 1773
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 96
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To Mr John Holmes.                           		Farnacres 23rd April 1773

Dear Sir

       By last Saturdays London Carrier I sent you a Box containing 1155 1/2 Ounces of Bullion but as it is a little dirtied at the edge I only reckon it 1154 Ounces to you.   I hope it will arrive safe on Saturday the 1st May.        I am etc

       N W Junr


PS If the allowance should not be sufficient pray make it so.

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