Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 8 Aug 1780

Document Type: Letter
Date: 8 Aug 1780
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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Mr John Holmes.                        					Farnacres 8th Aug 1780


       I now take the opportunity of acknowledging the recet of your Letter of the 5th and tho' I expect you to set out for Yorkshire this day I shall write exactly as I thought you in London.   I have drawn upon you for £231.13.8 being for the balance as below mentioned.   The Bill is payable 30 days after Date.   I am for Mr Turner & Self

       Sir Your etc

       N W Junr

Balance of Acct for the last Cake of Silver as mentioned 

  in our Letter of the 22d inst                             £19     1

807 1/2 Ounces at 5s 9 3/4d being for the Cake of

  Bullion last sent                                        £234 13  7

                                                           £253 13  8 

Deduct for Bone Ashes sent by Mr Richd Probert to whom I 

  desire you will pay (but not 'til you hear from me again)  22

                                                           £231 13  8

£231:13:8.                                       				Farnacres 8th Aug 1780

Thirty days after date pay to the Order of Messrs Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington and Saint Two Hundred and Thirty One Pounds Thirteen Shillings & Eight pence. Value received as advised by         Walton & Turner

Mr Holmes London

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