Letter – Nicholas Walton to Peter Mulcaster – 1 Dec 1775

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Dec 1775
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: Peter Mulcaster
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 96
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To Mr Holmes.                                				Farnacres 1st Decr 1775

Dear Sir

       We have received the favour of your Letter of the 25th Ulto and have this day drawn upon you for £240.9.7 payable thirty Days after Date being the amount of 824 1/2 Ounces of Fine Silver at 5s 10d P Ounce.   We shall take care to advise you when we draw at a different date.

       We are etc

       N W Junr  J S

PS.   To morrow Sennt. we expect to send from NCastle another Cake of Bullion supposed about the size of the above.

Farnacres 1st December 1775

Sir. Thirty Days after Date pay to the Order of Messrs Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington & Saint Two Hundred and Forty Pound Nine Shillings and Seven Pence.  Value received as advised by Sir  Your hble Servts  Walton & Smeaton

To Mr Holmes. Watchmaker London 

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