Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 3 Jan 1770

Document Type: Letter
Date: 3 Jan 1770
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
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To Mr John Holmes. 						Farnacres. 3rd January 1770

Dear Sir

      Last Night I was favoured with your Letter of the 30th December and I have this day Drawn upon you for £147.10.9 payable Ten Days after the Date being for 486 1/2 Ounces of Bullion at 6s 1/2d POz and £. 11s6d Carriage.

      By this Week's London Carrier you will receive a Box containing 572 3/4 Ounces of Bullion.

      My Wife joins me in wishing you and Mrs Holmes and Mrs Jenkinson and all the Family many happy years and I am for Mr Smeaton and Self

      Dear Sir Your most Obliged Hble Servt

      N Walton Junr.

Dear Sir. 							Farnacres 3rd January 1770

Ten days after date pay to Mssrs Bell, Cookson, Carr, Airey & Saint or their Order One Hundred and Forty Seven Pounds Ten Shillings and Nine Pence Value received and place it to Amount as advised by Dear Sir Your most Hble Servts

      Walton & Smeaton

To Mr John Holmes Watchmaker Strand LONDON

Delivered the Bank 8th January 1770

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