Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 19 Feb 1779

Document Type: Letter
Date: 19 Feb 1779
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr Jn. Holmes						Farnacres 19th Feby. 1779

Dear Sir

      We duly reced. your favor of the 13th inst. and have this day drawn upon you for £223:6:11 amount as below, the Bill payable 30 Days after date.   We are glad to hear Silver is now likely to look up again.   We are Dr Sir

      Yours &c

      W & T

728 1/2 Ounces of Fine Silver at 5s/7d p Ounce £203  7  5 1/2

Lottery Tickett £20 deduct 6d examining          19 19  6

							            £223  6 11 1/2

                                        Abated            1/2

                                               £223  6 11

N Walton Junrs/ Complimts. to Mr Holmes and is much obliged to Mr Holmes for the attention to him in the getting the Tickett No. 25,348 negociated without loss and has included the value as above but in case Mr Holmes shd. not have it in his power to get it negociated in the way he mentions he shd. be glad to have it sold and he will deduct the difference which may be occasioned by the Sale out of the Amount when he draws for the next fine Silver.   NW Junr. was much concerned to hear of the sad behaviour of the Mob and of the consequent anxiety & trouble to his Friends and others: he hopes the whole is now over.                     Farnacres 19th Feby. 1779

£223..6..11							Farnacres 20th February 1779

Thirty Days after date Pay to the Order of Messrs: Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington & Saint Two Hundred & Twenty Three Pounds Six Shillings and Eleven pence Value Received as advised by Walton & Turner

To Mr. John Holmes London

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