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To Mr John Holmes. Farnacres 25th July 1770 Dear Sir Yesterdays Post brought me your favor of the 21st Instant and I have this day Drawn upon you for £104.13.2 being then Balance of Amount as below. The Beam is Safe arrived but I have not yet seen it. The Receipt for it is quite right & my Partner and I are much obliged to you. Mr Smeaton had indeed a very severe attack of the Gravel but I have the pleasure to acquaint you that he was got quite well again before he left this place and by a Letter I have from him in Scotland he is now perfectly well. His stay in Scotland will be above a Fortnight; a Letter will meet with him at Herse House near Falkirk. I am glad to hear your Family are in good health and in return I have the Satisfaction to inform you mine are the same, I am Dear Sir Your most Hble Servt N W Junr. 373 Oz of Bullion 6s 1/2d £112 13 6 1/2 Carriage 7 3 £113 9 Deduct what you pd for the Beam 8 7 6 Balance £104 13 3 Farnacres. 25th July 1770 Sir. Ten Days after Date pay to the Order of Messrs Bell Cookson Carr Airey & Saint One Hundred and Four Pounds Thirteen Shillings and Three Pence. Value received as advised by Sir your most Hble Servts Walton & Smeaton To Mr John Holmes Strand London Delivered the Newcastle Bank this day.