Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 26 Aug 1780

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Aug 1780
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr John Holmes.                           			Farnacres 26 Augt 1780


       We send you by this Weeks Carrier a Box containing 782 1/4 Ounces of Fine Silver.

       We shall be obliged by your taking the first opportunity of paying Mr Probert for the 50 Casks of Bone Ashes mentioned in our Letter of the 8th inst and believe you have a proper receipt for him to Sign which we beg you will send us as soon as you can.

       We are Sir Yours etc 

       W & T

Reced 30th Augst 1780 of Messrs Walton & Turner Twenty Two Pounds in full for 50 Casks of Bone Ashes with all Charges thereon at London.

Witness.                          Richard Probert [made mark]

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