Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 3 Feb 1777

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Feb 1777
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr Jno Holmes						Farnacres Febry 3d. 1777

Dear Sir

      I was duly favoured with your Letter of the 25th Ulto but have been so much engaged since as not to be able to write you before this day.   I have just drawn upon you for £199:16:9 pay.ble 30 days after date being the Amount of 657 Ounces of Bullion at 6s/1d p[er] Ounce; and last Saturday there was another Box of Bullion sent you from Newcastle containing 846 ¼ Ounces.

	I am very glad to hear you are got well again as I am also to find the Mustard is acceptable & am Yours &c

			NW Junr. 

Farnacres 3d Febry 1777

Sir Thirty Days after Date Pay to the Order of Messrs Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington and Saint One Hundred and Ninety Nine Pounds Sixteen Shillings and Nine Pence – Value received – as advised by Sir Your Humble Servants Walton & Smeaton

To Mr Holmes London

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