Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 21 May 1780

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 May 1780
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr John Holmes.                    			Farnacres May 21st 1780.      

Dear Sir

      I have this day drawn upon you for £179.15.3 payable Ten Days after Date being for the Amount of the last Cake of Bullion sent you which weighed 623 Ounces price 5s : 9 1/4 P Ounce.

      This Week's Carrier brings you a Box containing Seven Hundred and Ninety Six Ounces of Bullion which from what you mention in your Letter to Mr Airey we have reason to hope will come to a good Market.

      I wish you a good Journey and am.       Dear Sir

Your etc

      N W Junr

£179:15:3.       					Farnacres 21st May 1780

Ten Days after date Pay to the Order of Mssrs Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington and Saint One Hundred and Seventy Nine Pounds fifteen Shillings and three pence.  Value received as advised by  Walton & Turner

Mr Holmes   London 

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