Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 2 Feb 1779

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Feb 1779
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr. Jno. Holmes						Farnacres 2d. February 1779.

Dear Sir

      On Saturday last we sent a Box of Bullion to the London Carrier containing 728 ½ Ounces which I hope will arrive safe and come to a better Market than there has been of late.   Mr Walton desires you’ll be so good as dispose of the inclosed Lottery Ticket No. 25, 348 which he understands is a Prize of £20. – and it may be drawn for along with the Amount of the Bullion.   We are

      Dear Sir Your &c.

      W. & T.

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