Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 13 Nov 1779

Document Type: Letter
Date: 13 Nov 1779
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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Mr Jno Holmes.                         			Farnacres 13th Novr 1779

Dear Sir

      Being desired by a Friend of mine to get an undrawn Ticket in the present Lotery I must beg the further favor of you to do that busyness and to desire to hear from you by return of Post.

      Yesterday a Box of Bullion was sent by the Carrier the Quantity about 713 Ounces but I have not yet got the Carriers Recet so do not know the exact Weight.        I am

Dr Sir Yours etc

      N W Junr

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