Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 22 Sep 1781

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


       We duly received your Letter of the 15th and have this day drawn upon you for £216.17.5 being the amount of 701 Ounces of Bullion at 6s/2 1/4d P Ounce, the highest price we have ever drawn at.  The Bill we have made payable 40 days after date.     We are

       Sir Your most Humble Servts

       Walton & Turner

£216.17.5.                     Farnacres 22d Septemr 1781

Forty days after date Pay to the Order of Messrs Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington and Saint Two Hundred and Sixteen Pounds Seventeen Shillings and Five Pence.  Value Received as advised byWalton & Turner

Mr Holmes London

Mr Joseph Saint.                    Farnacres 22d Septemr 1781 

Sir We inclose you our Bill in Mr Holmes for which desire you will send us a Recet and are

       Sir Your Humble Servants

       Walton & Turner

PS The amount of the Bill is £216.17.5

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