Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 8 Aug 1769

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Aug 1769
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
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To Mr John Holmes. 							Farnacres 8th August 1769

Dear Sir

      On the 28th Ult. I wrote you an Acct. 606 1/4 Ozs of Bullion sent by London Carrier. I forgot to mention the having paid £- 13s6d Carriage.

      The reason of my Writing to you at this Time is to desire you will send me the Assay Scales as soon as they can possibly be got ready as our Works are rather at a Stop for want of them. The other Scales are arrived but I have not had time to unpack them yet. I desire youll excuse the trouble I now give you and believe me to be

      Dear Sir Your Obliged etc,

             		NW Junr.

PS. I hope you reced. My Letter of the 18th July.

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