Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 23 Aug 1775

Document Type: Letter
Date: 23 Aug 1775
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 96
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To Mr John Holmes.                       			Farnacres 23rd August 1775


      On Saturday last we sent you a Box containing 689 3/4 Ounces of fine Silver, and this Weeks carryer will bring you 512 Ounces all which will we hope come safe to hand; and on the prices respectively arising desire you will fix the price in such way as you can afford to take them at.  Mrs Smeaton & Miss Smeaton and Mr & Mrs Walton who are all well join in best wishes & we are

            Dear Sir Your most hble Servts

      Nich. Walton Junr  J Smeaton

PS You will hear further from us respecting yr regulating the price of the Bullion which may active after the above prices.

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