Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 13 Feb 1781

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Feb 1781
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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Mr John Holmes.                            				Farnacres 13th February 1781

Dear Sir

       We have reced your Letter of the 10th and return you thanks for the trouble you had as to the Parcel for Mr Maule and delivery thereof.

       The Silver last sent you being 656 Ounces we have this day drawn for & which at 5s11d P Ounce amounts to £194.1.4; and as Mr Mylne acquaints Mr Walton Junr he has pd £13.13 - to you on his Account for Dr Pitcairne, we have taken the liberty to add that to yr Bill, making the whole £207.14.4.  The Bill is payable 30 days after date.

       It gives us the highest satisfaction to hear of the safe arrival of the East India Fleet, & we have nothing to do but all to be of one mind, in this Country to make everything agreable; if we could be heartily joined our Enemys would not dare but to be peaceable.

       We are Dear Sir Your etc

       Walton & Turner

£207.14.4 Farnacres 13th Febru.ry 1781

Thirty Days after Date Pay to the Ordet of Mssrs Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington & Saint Two Hundred and Seven Pounds Fourteen Shillings and 4.      Value received as advised by Walton & Turner 

Mr Holmes London

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