Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 26 May 1775

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 May 1775
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 96
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To Mr John Holmes.                      				Farnacres 26th May 1775

Dear Sir

       On Tuesday last I was favoured with your Letter of the 20th and this day have drawn upon you for £219.8.9 being the amount of 769 1/2 Ounces of Bullion at 5s10d after deducting £5 reced in your sd Letter by a Newcastle Bank Note.    I am etc

       N W Junr 

                                        				Farnacres 26 May 1775

Sir.     One Month after date Pay to the Order of Messrs Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington &Saint Two Hundred and Nineteen Pounds Eight Shollings and Nine Pence.   Value received as advised by Sir.         Your Humble Servt Walton & Smeaton

Mr John Holmes.  London.                                        

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