Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 22 May 1781

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 May 1781
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr John Holmes.                    Farnacres 22d May 1781

Dear Sir

       We have reced your favor of the 19th inst & thank you for the trouble you have had & your Goodness in paying Mr Probert agreable to our desire.  We have this Day drawn upon you payble Forty Days after Date for £161:14:4 being the Amount of 533 1/2 Ounces of Fine Silver at 6/- 3/4d P Ounce and are 

       Dear Sir Your etc 

       W& T

£161:14:4. Farnacres 22nd May 1781

Forty Days after Date Pay to the Order of Mssrs Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington & Saint One Hundred and Sixty One Pounds Fourteen Shillings and four pence. Value received as advised by Walton & Turner

Mr Holmes London

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