Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 26 Apr 1782

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Apr 1782
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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Mr. John Holmes.                             			Farnacres 26th April 1782

Dear Sir

      By last Weeks Carrier you will receive a Box containing 374 ½ Ounces of fine Silver and by that of this Week another containing 512 ¼ Ounces in the whole three Cakes which contain 886 ¾ Ounces.

	In Mr. Waltons last Letter to Mr Smeaton he desired him to be so good as leave a small Parcel with you wch. Mr. Cook was to call for but Mr Walton having seen Mr Peters who is coming very soon to London he has desired him to call upon you for it; you will therefore be so good as take care of it ‘till he calls upon you.   We are

	Dear Sir You most Humble Servts	

      Nich Walton Junr.  J.Turner [signed in separate hand in this copy]

PS We expect Mr Smeaton will have left London before this reaches you.			

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