Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 5 Dec 1781

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Dec 1781
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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Mr John Holmes                           				Farnacres 5th Decemr 1781

Dear Sir

      Yesterday's Post brought us your Letter of the 1st first and we have this day drawn upon you for £196.13s.10d being the Balance of Acct as below; and we return you thanks for your goodness in attending to the Scales.     We are

      Dear Sir Your most Hble & Obed Servts

      Walton & Turner

715 Ounces of fine Silver at 6s/2 3/4d P Ounce  £222.13.10

Deduct Bill drawn 18 Novr payble to Mr Smeaton.   26

Balance                                         £196.13.10

£196:13s/10d.                                 				Farnacres 5th Decemr 1781

Forty days after date Pay to the Order of Messrs Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington & Saint One Hundred & Ninety Six Pounds Thirteen Shillings and Ten Pence. Value received as advised by

Walton & Turner

Mr Holmes London

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