Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 4 Sep 1778

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Sep 1778
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr. John Holmes						Farnacres 4th Sepr. 1778

Dear Sir

      Yours of the 11th and 29th. Ulto. are now before me and below is your Accot. for the Balance of which I have this day drawn upon you payable Thirty Days after date and am for Mr Turner & Self

      Dr Sir Your’s &c NW Junr.

Due from Mr Jno Holmes

To the Commissioners & Govrs. Of Greenwich Hospl.

For 541 1/2 Ounces of Fine Silver at 5s: 9 1/2d   £156 16  2

Due from Mr Walton Junr. To Mr Holmes

Augt. 11th For a Watch for my Son Thomas  £6  6 

           Deduct an Old Watch             1:11:6

                                                    £4 14  6

           Balance                                £152  1  8

PS I hope you have found the Boring Rods

Sir							Farnacres 4th Septemr. 1778

Thirty Days after Date Pay to the Order of Messrs. Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington and Saint One Hundred and Fifty Two Pounds One Shilling and Eight Pence Value received as advised by Sir Your Humble Servts. Walton & Turner

Mr Jno Holmes London

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