Letter – Nicholas Walton to John Smeaton – 20 Mar 1772

Document Type: Letter
Date: 20 Mar 1772
Correspondent: Nicholas Walton
Recipient: John Smeaton
Archive Source: TNA ADM 66/96
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Copy Postscript of Mr Walton Junrs Letter of 20th Mar 1771 to Mr Smeaton

      Pray inform Mr Holmes I have reced his favor of the 14th & shall this day draw upon him for £151.11.5 being the amount of 501 3/4 Ounces of Bullion at 6s- 1/2d be so good as do this in writing as without that it is not so regular in the transacting of this business and at the same time please excuse my writing to Mr Holmes.

      Farnacres 20th March 1772 

Sir Ten days after date Pay Mssrs Bell Cookson Carr Widdrington & Saint or their Order One Hundred and Fifty one Pounds Eleven Shillings and Five Pence Value received as advised by Sir

Your most hble Servts

      Walton & Smeaton

To Mr John Holmes Strand.       London

Delivered the Bank 23 March 1772

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