Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 7 Dec 1774

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Dec 1774
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 96
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Mr Holmes.                                    		Farnacres Decemr 7th 1774

Dear Sir

      This day I am favoured with your obliging Letter of the 3rd inst and have drawn upon you for £155.17 - being the amount of 593 Ounces of Silver at 5s8 1/2 d P Ounce after deducting £13.8 which you paid Mr Everest  and you will be so good as send me the Recet. when you receive the Cake of Silver now on the Road; it weighs 694 3/4 Ounces.  We are much obliged to your making the Payment to Mr Everest. The Bill now drawn is payble Thirty days after date.

           I am Dear Sir Your most hble Servt

      N W Junr


Sir 					Farnacres 7th December 1774

Thirty Days after Date Pay to the Order of Messrs Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington and Saint One Hundred and Fifty five Pounds Seventeen Shillings.    Value received as advised by Your most hble Servts	Walton & Smeaton

To Mr John Holmes London

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