Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 31 Dec 1779

Document Type: Letter
Date: 31 Dec 1779
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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Mr John Holmes

Dear Sir

       By last Weeks Carrier we sent you a Box containing 732 3/4 Ounces of fine Silver.  When you write us you'll be so obliging as send Mr Cratherns Recet for the 50 Casks of Bone Ashes sent on Board of the Peggy John Middlemas Master.

       The 50 Casks of Bone Ashes desired in our Letter of the 3d inst, we wish to receive as soon as Mr Crathern can send them.    We are

       Dear Sir Your etc.     

       W & T

Farnacres 31 Decr 1779 

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