Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 4 Oct 1778

Document Type: Letter
Date: 4 Oct 1778
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr. John Holmes						Farnacres 4th October 1778

Dear Sir

      On Friday last we drew upon you for £182.6.1 being the Amount of 636 ½ Ounces of Fine Silver at 5s/9 ¼ d p[er] Ounce after deducting £1.7. for the Ear Trumpet and Colours which you were so obliging as get for Mr. & Miss Walton.   You will soon have another Cake of Bullion sent you as we expect one every day.   We are

      Dr. Sr Your &ca

      W & T

Farnacres 2d October 1778

Thirty Days after Date Pay to the Order of Messrs. Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington and Saint One Hundred and Eighty Two Pounds Six Shillings and One Penny Value Received as advised by Walton & Turner

Mr. John Holmes London

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