Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 1 Sep 1777

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 Sep 1777
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr Jno Holmes						Farnacres 1st Sepr. 1777

Dear Sir

      I was duly favoured with your Letter of the 16th Ulto and on Saturday drew upon you for £214:6:10 being one half penny less than the Amount of 722 Ounces of Fine Silver at 5s/11 1/4d p[er] Ounce.   This Weeks Carrier will bring you a Cake of Fine Silver weight about 830 Ounces but I have not yet weighed it.   I am

      Dr Sir Yours &c

      NW Junr.

								Farnacres 30th Augst. 1777

Sr.  Thirty Days after Date pay to the Order of Messrs. Bell, Cookson, Carr, Widdrington & Saint Two Hundred & fourteen Pounds Six Shillings & Tenpence Value Reced as advised by Sir Your Hble Servts W & S

To Mr [struck through: ‘John’] Holmes London

[Marginal note]: 

Augt   1

Septr 30

Octr.  2d due

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