Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 15 Aug 1778

Document Type: Letter
Date: 15 Aug 1778
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr Jno Holmes						Farnacres 19 Augst 1778

Dear Sir

      On Saturday last we drew a Bill upon you for £175:4 being the Amount of Six Hundred & Five Ounces of Bullion at 5s/9 ½ d and one half penny Over.   The Bill is payable 20 days after date.

      You receive a Letter inclosed relative to the Boring Tools by which you’ll see where they are to be met with but Bro Smeaton having left this part of the Country before I reced. your last favour I had not an opportunity of saying anything to him about them.

      The Watch my Son likes very well & I will settle for it when the next Cake of Bullion is drawn for.   I am

      Dr Sir Your’s &c

      NW Junr.

								Farnacres 15th. Augt. 1778


Twenty days after date Pay to the Order of Messrs. Bell, Cookson, Carr, Widdrington and Saint One Hundred and Seventy Five Pounds, Four Shillings Value reced. as advised by Sir Yr. Humble Servants W & T 

To Mr. Jno. Holmes London

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