Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 4 Sep 1774

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Sep 1774
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 96
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To Mr John Holmes.                 			Farnacres 4th Septemr 1774

Dear Sir

       Hester we sent by the London Carrier two Boxes of Bullion No 1 containing 665 Ounces pt of wch wrapped up in small paper. No 2 containg 667 1/2 Ounces 91/2 Oz in one paper & a few small pieces in another paper.

       In all 1332 1/2 and we hope they will arrive safe and come to a better Markett than late appearances give us room to expect.

       We are etc

  		N W Junr

                             J S 

PS The Boxes are directed to you as usual.

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