Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Holmes – 9 Jun 1780

Document Type: Letter
Date: 9 Jun 1780
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Holmes
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66 97
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To Mr John Holmes.                    			Farnacres 9th June 1780

Dear Sir

      We have reced Yours of the 3d and this Day have drawn upon you for £231.2.9 being the Amount of 796 Ounces of Silver Bullion at 5s/9 3/4d P Ounce  after deducting 4s for Cleaning Mr Waltons Watch who after making enquiry after the Watch Chain etc is told by a Gentleman who accompanied Mr Graham to London that Mr G has the whole carefully locked up for Mr Walton.  We are glad to hear we are soon to have the pleasure of seeing Mr Smeaton.   The Bill is payable Thirty Days after Date.  You will probably receive by this Weeks Carrier a Box containing something above 940 Ounces of Bullion.      We are

      Dr Sir Yours etc

      W & T

£231.2.9.  Farnacres 9June 1780

Thirty Days after Date Pay to the Order of Messrs Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington and Saint Two Hundred and Thirty One Pounds Two Shillings and Nine Pence    Value received as advised by Walton & Turner

Mr Jno Holmes. London

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