Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Langlands – 2 Apr 1775

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Apr 1775
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Langlands
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 96
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To  Mr John Langlands or Mr Jo Hutchinson 		Farnacres 2nd April 1775


       As we shall receive the Rents of Greenwich Hospital at Mrs Marleys in Gateshead on Friday first the 7th instant if convenient to you, should be glad to receive for the Bullion sold you the 18th February last. The Money will be £279.3s3d being the amount of Nine hundred and Seventy One Ounces at five shillings and nine Pence P Ounce. We now sell our Bullion at 5s9 3/4d.  We shall hope to have the Pleasure of your Company at Dinner at Two.               

       We are Sir Your Humble Servants

      Walton & Smeaton 

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