Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 29 May 1773

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 May 1773
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 96
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To Mr John Holmes.                              Farnacres 29th May 1773

Dear Sir

       We have this day drawn up in you for £337 - 5 being the amount of Eleven Hundred fifty five & one half Ounces of Bullion at 5s 10d POunce.   The Bill is payable twenty days after date.

       Upon this day Senn.t you will receive a Box containing 382 1/2 Ounces of Bullion in eight pieces. We are with best Compliments to yourself and Family       

       Dear Sir Your most hble Servts

       NWJunr      J S

Farnacres 29th May 1773 Sir

Twenty days after date pay to Mssrs Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington and Saint or their Order Three Hundred and Thirty seven Pounds & five Pence.   Value received as advised by.  Sir your most hble Servts		Walton & Smeaton 

To Mr Holmes  Watchmaker.  London

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