Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 7 Oct 1782

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 Oct 1782
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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Mr. Jno Holmes					Farnacres 7th October 1782

Dear Sir

	By last Saturdays London Waggon we sent you a Box containing 816 ½ Ounces of Bullion.   The last Bill upon you was drawn at 40 days date wch. we believe we forgot to mention in our Letter of advice.   We are much obliged by your paying Rb: Probert & sending his accot. properly drawn out & signed and Mr Walton returns you thanks for examining the Irish Blanks without expence to him.   We are	

	Dear Sir Your most Hble Servts.

      Walton & Turner						
Irish Blanks refers to the Irish Lottery for which Nicholas Walton had bought tickets

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