Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 28 Nov 1769

Document Type: Letter
Date: 28 Nov 1769
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
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To Mr John Holmes						Farnacres 28th November 1769

Dear Sir

      I have this day drawn upon you for £146.15.2 being the amount of 484 Ounces of Silver at 6s 1/2d. The Bill as usual Payble 10 days after date. My Wife joins in best respects & I am

             Dear Sir Your Obliged Hble Servt

      Nich. Walton Junr.

PS. The above Sum includes 18s for Carriage of the Silver.

      Farnacres 28th November 1769

Dear Sir

Ten Days after Date Pay to Messrs. Bell Cookson Carr Airey & Saint or their Order One hundred and Forty Six Pounds Fifteen Shillings and Two Pence Value received as advised by Dear Sir Your most Hble Servts 

      Walton & Smeaton

To Mr John Holmes Watchmaker Strand London

NOTE This Bill delivd the NCastle Bank this day

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