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To Mr. John Holmes Farnacres the 31st March 1782 Sir By yesterdays Waggon from Newcastle, the Receivers for the Derwentwater Estate sent you a Box containing Five Hundred and Eighty Nine Ounces of fine Silver which I am desired to acquaint you with they being both from home. I hope it will come safe, and shall be glad to have a Line from you acknowledging the Recet. of it. I am Sir Your &c. N.W.
The ‘N.W.’ signature was not normally used, so it is possible that the letter was sent by another of Nicholas Walton’s family