Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 9 Jul 1769

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Jul 1769
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
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To Mr John Holmes. 							Farnacres 9th July 1769

Dear Sir

      In my Letter of the 7th instant I omitted desiring you would get the Note for the Beam and Scales made out in the Name of the Commissioners of Greenwich Hospital and I therefore give you this further trouble and beg youll be so kind as observe the inclosed Form and that you will send the Recet at the same time, as you write me how the dirtied Pieces of Silver turn out. I would have the Beam and Chains put up in a Box but as to the Copper Bottoms they may be Packed with Paper and the whole directed to Messrs. Walton & Smeaton to the care of Mr Airey in Newcastle. Youll be so obliged as to take the trouble of seeing that the Scales are properly adjusted. Since I wrote you I have had a Letter from Mr Smeaton and have the pleasure to inform you that he and Mrs. Smeaton are both well. I am getting better again very slowly. I am for Mr Smeaton and Self

      Dear Sir your most Obliged Hble Servt

      Nicholas Walton Jr.

PS. Mr Salter will call upon you abt. the Scales going on Ship Board.

The Honble. The Commissioners of Greenwich Hospital Bod. of



      Reced. July 1769 of Messrs. Walton & Smeaton the Contents above by.

                                                     					Farnacres 7th July  1769

Dear Sir

Ten Days after Date Pay to Messrs. Bell Cookson Carr Airey & Saint or their Order Ninety Eight Pounds Seven Shillings and Four Pence Value received as advised by Dear Sir Your most Hble Servts 

      Walton & Smeaton

To Mr John Holmes..Watchmaker. near Somerset House. London

NOTE This Bill delivd the NCastle Bank the 12th July 1769

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