Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 29 Sep 1777

Document Type: Letter
Date: 29 Sep 1777
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr John Holmes						Farnacres 29th Septemr. 1777


      On my arrival from the Northern parts of the County of Northumberland where I had been about a Week I last Night was favoured with your Sons Letter of the 20th. inst. and have this day drawn upon you for £239.-.- being the amount of 830 Ounces of fine Silver at 6s/- p[er] Ounce after deducting £10.-.- the Value of a Newcastle Bank Note sent in your Sons Letter above mentioned.   The Bill is payble. Thirty Days after Date.   This Weeks Carrier will bring you another Box of fine Silver abt. 787 Ounces but I have not yet seen or weighed it so have only the report of the Refiner.   I am

      Dr Sir Yours &c

      NW Junr.

PS The Spectacles are arrived and shall be taken care of

								Farnacres 29th Septemr. 1777


Thirty days after date pay to the Order of Messrs. Bell, Cookson Carr Widdrington and Saint Two Hundred and Thirty Nine Pounds – Value received as advised by Sir Your Humble Servants W & S

To Mr Holmes London

[Marginal note]: 

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