Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 18 Feb 1780

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Feb 1780
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr John Holmes.                      				Farnacres 18 Feby 1780

Dear Sir

       We have this day drawn upon you for £216.14s3d being the Amount of 848 3/4 Ounces of fine Silver at 5s7 1/2d P Ounce after deducting £22 which you will be pleased to pay Mr Richd Proberts for 50 Casks of Bone Ashes he sent us on Board of the Michael Jos Smith Master.  We have wrote to Mr Proberts to call upon you.

       We are Dear Sir. Your etc 

       W & T

PS.  We are sorry stil to see the Silver on the Drop. The Bill is payable 40 Days after Date.

£216.14.3.  Farnacres 18th February 1780

Forty Days after Date Pay to the Order of Messrs Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington and Saint Two Hundred and Sixteen Pounds Fourteen Shillings and Three pence.      Value received as advised by Walton & Turner 

Mr John Holmes London 

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