Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 3 Aug 1771

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Aug 1771
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
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Mr Holmes							Farnacres 3rd August 1771

Dear Sir

      By this Weeks Carrier I have sent you a Box containing (considered as one Cake) 719 1/4 Ounces of Bullion which I think looks exceeding well. The Weight in Parcels as follows:


      Ozs Dw

No 1       67. 17

   2       77.  9

   3      136. 14

   4      161. 13

   5       91. 9

   6       79. 2

   7      102. 6

Small piece 2.12. 719. 2

Some of the above weights are 1/2 a pennywt better than set down.

I am for Mr Smeaton & Self

Dear Sir

Your most Hble Servt


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