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To Mr Holmes. Farnacres 11th March 1775 Sir This days London Waggon from Newcastle will bring you 420 1/2 Ounces of fine Silver and I think it will be about the latter end of April before you receive any more, as we have had a very sad misfortune at our Lead Mill, some malicious Person or Persons having broken into it, and cut and spoiled the Leather of four pair of Bellows. I am Sir Your hble Servt N W Junr PS. I sold the Silver I mentioned to you to Mr Langlands for 5s/9d P Ounce.