Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 6 Nov 1778

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Nov 1778
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr. Jno. Holmes						Farnacres 6th November 1778

Dear Sir

      We have this day drawn upon you for £226 .. ...4 being the Amount of 789 Ounces of Silver at  5s/8 ¾ d p[er] Ounce.   The Bill is pay.ble Thirty Days after date.   We expect you will receive a Cake of Bullion by the Carrier who sets out tomorrow, but cannot yet say positively as to that.   We are

      Dr Sr. Your &c.

      W & T.


£226 .. … 4                                            Farnacres 6 November 1778

Thirty Days after Date Pay to the Order of Messrs. Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington and Saint Two Hundred and Twenty Six Pounds and Four Pence Value received as advised by Walton & Turner

To Mr. Jno. Holmes London 

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