Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 6 Dec 1780

Document Type: Letter
Date: 6 Dec 1780
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr Jno Holmes                                    			Farnacres 6 Decr 1780

Dear Sir

      Yesterday's Post brought us your favor of the 2d by which we are much obliged and thank you for the trouble you have taken in getting the accompanyments for the Copying Machine.

      We have this day drawn upon you for £197.14.8 being the balance of acct as below.

      Miss Smeaton is very well and desires her love.   We are very much concerned to hear of the Forgery upon the Bank and Sincerely hope it will soon be detected.

      We are Dr Sir Yours etc 


The Bill is payable 35 days after date 

Due from Mr Holmes

 For 750 1/2 ounces of fine silver at 5s 10 1/2d £220  9  2

 For Ticket No. 27,062 English                     20       NW Junr

 For Do. No 12,627 Irish                            7 10  6  247 19  8

Due to Mr Holmes

 For cash pd Me Probert 14 Novr                   £22

 For Do pd for Tickett No 20,515                   13  5  6 

 For Do pd for Do No. 9,338                        13 18  6 NW Jnr

 Copying Paper &c                                   1  1     £50  5  

                                      Balance               £197 14  8

£197:14:8. Farnacres 6th Decem 1780

Thirty five Days after Date pay to the Order of Mssrs Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington & Saint One Hundred & Ninety Seven Pounds fourteen Shillings and Eight pence.  Value reced as advised by Walton & Turner

Mr Holmes London 

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