Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 14 Mar 1781

Document Type: Letter
Date: 14 Mar 1781
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr John Holmes.                            				Farnacres 14th March 1781

       We received your Letter of the 10th yesterday and Mr Walton will deliver your Letter to Mr Hawthorn himself tomorrow.  This day we have drawn upon you for £201.15.11d being the amount of 675 Ounces of fine Silver at 5s11d 3/4 and the Bill is payable 30 days after date.   We are glad to hear from Austhorpe that Mr Smeaton is much recovered and hope to hear of his being quite well.  

       We are Sir Your most Humble Servts

       Nich Walton Junr Turner

PS.  Be so good as drop a Line to Richd Probert at the Bone House Hoxton & let him know we expect soon to receive 50 Casks of Bone Ashes in part of 150 which we ordered the 11th Ulto.

£201.15.11. Farnacres 14th March 1781

Thirty Days after Date pay to the Order of Mssrs Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington & Saint Two Hundred and One Pounds Fifteen Shillings and Eleven Pence.  Value Received as advised by Walton & Turner 

Mr Holmes London

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