Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 21 Sep 1779

Document Type: Letter
Date: 21 Sep 1779
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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Mr John Holmes.                       				Farnacres 21 Septemr 1779

Dear Sir

       On Saturday the 4th inst the Cake of Bullion you acknowledge the Recet of by yours of the 18th was sent from New Castle and I send you the Recet which the Carrier gave for it but this not coming to my Hands 'til the other Day, I did not think it necessary to trouble you with Advice of its having been sent.  I now acknowledge the Recet of yours and acquaint you that Mr Turner & I have this day drawn upon you for £227.3.6 3/4 being the amount of 784 1/2 Ounces of Fine Silver at 5s/9 1/2d P Ounce and as similar Instances to what you mention may again occur I agree, on behalf of Mr Turner & Self, that in case of any such happening, to take the Price according to the first preceding List which shall contain the Price.       I am

       Dear Sir Your etc

       N W Junr

£227.3.6.                              				Farnacres 21 Septemr 1779

Thirty days after Date Pay to the Order of Messrs Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington and Saint Two Hundred and Twenty Seven Pounds Three Shillings and Six Pence.   Value Received as advised by

Walton & Turner 

Mr Holmes London

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