Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 28 Jun 1781

Document Type: Letter
Date: 28 Jun 1781
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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Mr Holmes.                                 Farnacres 28th June 1781

Dear Sir

       We have reced yours of the 16th inst and this day have drawn upon you for £215-10d being the amount of 782 Ounces of fine Silver at 6s/-3/4d P Ounce after deducting £22 which you are desired to pay Richd Probert who will call upon you on Monday or Tuesday

       We are exceedingly concerned on Account of the unfortunate accident to the Hinchenbrook and the great loss Captain Maxwell must have sustained we however rejoice on the recapture and hope he will be fortunate for the time to come.        We are

       Dear Sir Your most Hble Servts

       Walton & Turner 

PS A Cake of Bullion will be sent you by this weeks carrier, at least we expect so.

£215-10d  Farnacres 28th June 1781

Thirty five days after date Pay to the Order of Mssrs Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington and Saint Two Hundred and Fifteen Pounds and Ten pence. Value received as advised by Walton & Turner

Mr Holmes London

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