Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 24 Jan 1770

Document Type: Letter
Date: 24 Jan 1770
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
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To Mr John Holmes. 						Farnacres. 24th January 1770

Dear Sir

      I reced your favor of the 20th instant and have this day Drawn upon you for One Hundred and Seventy three Pounds Twelve Shillings and Ten Pence being for 572 3/4 Ounces of Silver at 6s - 12d £173- 4 and for Carriage 12.6  £173.12.10

      I shall write to the Mill Agent to cut the Silver into four Pieces for the Time to come but I am not quite certain whether there will not be a piece sent from the Mill before my Letter arrives. I am 

      Dear Sir, Your most Hble Servt

      Nich. Walton Junr.

PS My Wife joins me in best Dear Sir respects to you Mrs Holmes Mrs Jenkinson and all your family. 

Dear Sir. 							Farnacres 24th January 1770

Ten days after date pay to Mssrs Bell, Cookson, Carr, Airey & Saint or their Order One Hundred and Seventy Three Pounds Twelve Shillings and Ten Pence Value received and place it to Amount as advised by Dear Sir Your most Hble Servts

      Walton & Smeaton

To Mr John Holmes Watchmaker Strand LONDON

Delivered the Newcastle Bank this day

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