Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 22 Jun 1779

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Jun 1779
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr John Holmes.                                  			Farnacres 22nd June 1779

Dear Sir

       This days Post brought us your favor of the 19st inst and we have this day Drawn upon you for £294:17:9 being the amount of 1048 1/2 Ounces of Bullion at 5s/7 1/2d P Ounce.  Mr Walton saw the Bullion weighed and it appeared to him good Weight 1048 1/2 Ounces.  You are desired to excuse the not having had advice as in the hurry of busyness it has been ommitted.       We are.    Dr Sir.    Yours etc

               W& T 

£294:17:9                                  Farnacres 22nd June 1779

Thirty days after date Pay to the Order of Messrs Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington and Saint Two Hundred and Ninety four Pounds Seventeen Shillings & Nine Pence.  Value Received as advised by W & T

To Mr John Holmes.   London.

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