Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 26 Jul 1781

Document Type: Letter
Date: 26 Jul 1781
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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Mr John Holmes.                       					Farnacres 26th July 1781

Dear Sir

       I reced your Letter of the 14th inst just when I was setting out upon a Journey into Northumberland and therefore now take the first convenient opportunity of writing you in answer thereto.  I have this day drawn upon you for £181-11 payable 30 days after date being for Balance of Account as below, and am much obliged to you for the trouble you have had in paying Mr Probert and getting & paying for the Tickets.   Be pleased to register the Tickets which are Nos 1079 & 25512.

       I am glad to hear you are in a way of dealing further with Greenwich Hospital by increasing the supply of water & hope this Letter will meet with you at home and in good health after your Journey.

       I am Dear Sir Your most Hble Servt

       Nich Walton Junr

683 1/2 Ounces of fine Silver at 6s/1d P Ounce £207 17 11


2 Lottery Tickets including Registering          26 17  -

                                               £181    11

£181:11d.                                					Farnacres 26 July 1781

Thirty Days after Date pay to the Order of Mssrs Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington & Saint One Hundred and Eighty One Pounds & Eleven Pence.        Value Reced as advised by Walton & Turner 

Mr Holmes London

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