Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 27 Dec 1775

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Dec 1775
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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Mr. John Holmes					Farnacres 27 Decemr. 1775.

Dear Sir

      Yesterdays Post brought me the favour of your Letter of the 23d Inst: and this day I have drawn upon you for £200..9..   payable 30 days after date being the amount of 688 Ounces of Bullion at 5s/9/ 3/4d p[er] Ounce after Adding 10s short drawn for last Cake, & we are obliged by your taking notice of this Error.    

      I am &c    N:Walton Junr:

Farnacres 27th December 1775.

Sir Thirty days after Date Pay to the Order of Messrs Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington & Saint Two Hundred Pounds Nine Shillings..Value received as advised by Sir Your Humble Serv. Walton & Smeaton

To Mr. Holmes London

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