Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 22 Sep 1780

Document Type: Letter
Date: 22 Sep 1780
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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Mr John Holmes 						Farnacres 22d Sept 1780

Dear Sir                                     					

       We have this day drawn upon you at 30 days date for £206.19.5 being the amount of 782 1/4 Ounces of fine Silver at 5s:10 1/4 P Ounce after deducting £22 - which we are desired to be so good as pay Richard Probert for Bone Ashes on his Signing the above Recet which pray send us when you have occasion to write us again.I am for Mr Turner & self 

       Dr Sir Your etc

       N W Junr

£206:19:5.                           					Farnacres 22d Septemr 1780

Thirty Days after date Pay to the Order of Messrs Bell, Cookson, Carr Widdrington and Saint Two Hundred and Six Pounds Nineteen Shillings and five pence.   Value received as advised by W & T 

Mr Holmes London

Reced.             Septemr 1780 of Messrs Walton & Turner 

Twenty Two Pounds in full for Fifty Casks of Bone Ashes with all charges thereon at London, and Shipped on Board the Pearl John Coxon Master by

Witness Richard Probert [made mark]

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