Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 27 Dec 1771

Document Type: Letter
Date: 27 Dec 1771
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
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To Mr John Holmes						Farnacres 27th December 1771.

Dear Sir

      I reced the favor of your Letter of the 21st instant and have this day drawn upon you for Two Hundred and Fifteen Pounds Nineteen Shillings and Six Pence being the amount of 720 3/4 Ounces of Bullion at 6s 1/2 d P Oz after deducting £1.15 for the Gun Powder which you have been so kind as pay Mr <Belland> for.

      By this Weeks Carrier we send you a Box containing 488 Ounces of Bullion in five large & Three small Pieces & I am D Sir. your most Hble Servt

      N W Junr

								Farnacres 27th December 1771

Sir Ten days after date Pay Messrs Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington and Saint or their Order Two Hundred and Fifteen Pounds Nineteen Shiilings and Six Pence. Value received as advised

Sir. Your most Hble Servts

      Walton & Smeaton

To Mr John Holmes Strand London

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