Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 5 Jul 1780

Document Type: Letter
Date: 5 Jul 1780
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr John Holmes.                            				Farnacres 5th July 1780

Dear Sir

       We are favoured with your Letter of the 1st inst and tho' we are clearly entitled to draw for the Silver at 5s/9 3/4d according to what was settled 21 Septemr 1779 in the present case as then has been so long an Interval of Blank, we shall only draw for £250 payble 40 days after Date and after you having disposed  of this Silver shall be glad if you would acquaint us at what rate P Ounce we are to draw upon you for the residue.  With regard to the fixing of this business upon the Price of Dollars, we think it will not do, and therefore beg it may stand upon the Agreement of the 21st Septemr 1779 as we shall always be ready to attend to particular cases such as the present.  We have this day drawn upon you as above mentioned and are

       Dear Sir Your etc

       W & T

£250.-.-                                       			Farnacres 5th July 1780

Forty Days after Date Pay to the Order of Mssrs Bell Cookson, Carr, Widdrington and Saint Two Hundred & fifty Pounds.    Value Received as advised by Walton & Turner

Mr Holmes London

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