Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 13 Aug 1779

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Aug 1779
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr Jn Holmes

Dear Sir

       Above you have an Abstract if our Account which doubt not you will find right if it differs from yours we shall be glad to hear from you but indeed we think as you found out what you thought an Error you should first have stated your Account.

       From the above you will observe we have this day Drawn upon you for £249:17:10 being the Amount of 878 3/4 Ounces of Bullion at 5s/8 1/4d P Ounce.

       The Family at this place desire to join us in best respects and Compliments and we are

       Dr Sir Yours etc 

       W & T

Farnacres 13th Aug 1779

£249:17:10.                           				Farnacres 13th Aug 1779

Thirty Days after Date pay to the Order of Messrs Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington and Saint Five Hundred and Forty Nine Pounds Seventeen Shillings and Ten pence.  Value received as advised by W & T

Mr Holmes.    London.                       

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