Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 24 Dec 1774

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Dec 1774
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 96
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To Mr Holmes 					Farnacres 24th Decr 1774

Dear Sir                                  				

      Your favor of the 17th was reced on Tuesday last and this day we have drawn upon you for £198.5.10 being the amount of 694 3/4 Ounces of Bullion at 5:8 1/2 the price Silver now sells for at Newcastle. The Bill is payble Thirty days after date.

      We are Dr Sir Yr etc 

      NW Junr  J S

PS Be so good as let us know in your next the charge of the Compasses and Mr Waltons Watch, which may be deducted from the amount of the next cake of Bullion we expect to be enabled to send you one next Week.

Sir                                     Farnacres 24th Decemr 1774

Thirty days after Date Pay to the Order of Messrs Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington and Saint One Hundred and Ninety Eight Pounds Five Shillings and Ten Pence. Value reced as advised by Sir Your hble Servts

      Walton & Smeaton

To Mr John Holmes London

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