Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 22 Nov 1779

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Nov 1779
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr John Holmes.                            		Farnacres 22d Novr 1779

Dear Sir

      On the 13th there were 713 1/2 Ounces of Bullion delivered to the Carrier which we doubt not you will receive safe on Saturday first.

      We duly reced your !etters of the 13th & 17 inst together with the Tickets and Mr Cratherns Recet as below, which we shall Account for in drawing the Bill for the above mentioned Bullion.

      You have our hearty thanks for the trouble you have had about the Bone Ash busyness & determine to send our future orders to Mr Cratherns so long as we are served properly.     We are

Dr Sir Yours etc

W & T

Ticket No 37,019           £13  - -

Do        47,378            13 18 -

Mr Crathern for Bone Ashes  22  - -             

                            48 18


Be so good as register No 27,062



so that Mr Walton Junr may have advice when they are drawn.

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