Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 28 Apr 1779

Document Type: Letter
Date: 28 Apr 1779
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr John Holmes.                           		FarnacresApril 28th 1779



      I have this day drawn upon you for £188:11:8 being the Balance of Account as below the Bill is payable 30 days after date as usual & you have at the Foot of this my Father's Recet for £8:19:6 received of Mr Baxter.  You'll be so good as send me the Recet you took from Mr Everest the first time you have occasion to write.  It may probably be some time before you receive any more Silver our Annual account being now making up til after which we cannot send you unless a Small Cake or two should arise in Smelting up our refuse etc .      I am

      Dr Sir Yours etc

      N W Junr


654 Ounces of fine Silver at 5s 7 3/4d P Ounce     £184.12. 5

For Cash Reced of Mr Baxter on Mr Walton Sens Acct    8.19. 6  


Deduct for Cash pd by Mr Holmes to Mr Everest         5. -  3

       Balance due from Mr Holmes                  £188.11. 8

£188.11.8.                                            Farnacres 28th April 1779

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

To Mr John Holmes London

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