Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 22 Jul 1780

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Jul 1780
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr John Holmes.                      				Farnacres 22d July 1780

Dear Sir

       We have your Letters of the 1st & 15th now before us and in answer to both we now are to acquaint you that we propose drawing for the Balance for last Cake at the Rate of 5s/8 1/2 d P Ounce but shall not draw it til the advice of the Arrival of the Cake which the Carrier of this week will bring you weighing 807 1/2 Ounces.  The Acct for the last Cake will stand as below.        We are

       Sir. Yours etc

       W & T

942 1/2 Ounces of Silver Bullion at 5s/8 1/2d   £ 269 - 1

 Bill drawn 5 July 1780 on Acct                   250

 Balance due from Mr Holmes                     £  19 - 1

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