Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 9 Nov 1771

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Nov 1771
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
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To Mr John Holmes						Farnacres 9th November 1771


      Yesterday we drew upon you for £194.3.4 being the amount of 642 3/4 Ounces of Bullion at 6s 1/2d P Ounce; and by this days Carrier we send you a Box containing 606 Ounces more, good Weight. You will observe a small parcel in the Box directed to Mr John Ibbetson Esq which you are desired to be so obliging as send by a careful Person to him at the Admiralty Office on the Monday after you receive it or as soon after that as your convenience will permit. We are with best respects

Dear Sir. You most Hble Servts

N W Junr & S

      Farnacres 8th November 1771

Sir Ten days after date Pay Messrs Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington & Saint or their Order One Hundred and Ninety four Pounds Three Shillings and four pence. Value received as advised by

Sir Your most Hble Servts

      Walton & Smeaton

To Mr John Holmes Strand. London

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