Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 29 Dec 1778

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Dec 1778
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr. John Holmes						Farnacres 29th Decemr. 1778.

Dear Sir

	On the 26th. Inst. we delivd. to the London Carrier a Box directed to you containing 822 ¾ [corrected to 822 ¼ in the margin] Ounces of fine Silver which hope may come to a Better Market than the others lately sent tho’ not many Signs of that present themselves to us.   We are &c

      W. & T.
The weight correction is mentioned in a subsequent letter.

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