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Robert Carter Nicholas letter to John Norton & Sons, merchants of London, England. Nicholas writes concerning his sick family and to request some cotton, linen, food and porter.

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Thomas Everard letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Everard writes that he has shipped 5 hogsheads of tobacco and inquires after the health of his daughter, Frances Horrocks, and son-in-law, the Reverend James Horrocks.

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John Randolph, Attorney General of Virginia, letter to John Worrall, bookseller of London, England. Randolph writes to order several law books and to complain that his past orders have not been filled.

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John Randolph, attorney general of Virginia, letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Randolph writes to Norton concerning the difficulties he has had in procuring books from London bookseller John Worrall.

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David Jameson, merchant of Yorktown, Virginia, letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Jameson writes concerning his account and the orphan William Reynolds who had been sent as an apprentice to Norton.

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Anne Matthews letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Matthews writes concerning her granddaughter, Nancy Moir, whose circumstances have been complicated by the death or her mother, Mary Moir, and then the death of her aunt, Catherine…

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Robert Carter Nicholas letter to John Norton & Son, merchants in London, England. Nicholas writes concerning his tobacco shipment, a debt and the scales sent him by Norton.

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Moses Robertson, merchant ship captain, letter to his employer, John Norton, merchant of London, England. Robertston informs Norton of his arrival in the York River, the departure of his passenger, Spence Grayson, John Hatley Norton and Martha…

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Spence Grayson letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Grayson writes to request Norton send his hat and wigs which he left in England before returning to Virginia.

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John Page Jr. letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Page writes to order goods on a separate invoice and to complain about the difficulties he is having with his tobacco farming which may necessitate the sale of some of his slaves.

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Robert Carter Nicholas letter to John Norton & Son, merchants in London, England. Nicholas informs them of his draft in favor of Richard Corbin and requests they allow Scott, Pringle & Co. to draw on them for his wine purchase.

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Robert Carter Nicholas letter to John Norton & Son, merchants of London, England. Nicholas writes that he has enclosed a bill of Exchange which is to be credited to his account as treasurer.

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Anne Carter Nicholas letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Nicholas writes to complain about the quality of goods sent her, to specify the quality of the Bible and Book of Common Prayer she wants and to request the goods listed in a…

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John Page letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Page writes about his tobacco shipment and notes that his crop is not as large he had hoped it would be.

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Thomas Everard letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Everard writes concerning his shipments of tobacco, the losses due to the flooding of the James River and the Assembly's vote to erect a statue to the memory of the late Governor…

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John Lewelling letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Lewelling comments on the quality of the linen he received, requests the shipment of a dozen broad hoes and expresses his regret that he is unable to send any tobacco.

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Robert Carter Nicholas letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Nicholas writes that he is sending about 10 hogsheads (all he had following the flood) of tobacco which he wishes insured and is enclosing a bill from Captain Goosley to be…

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Invoice of goods ordered by George Wythe from John Norton, merchant of London, England. Some of the goods were to be sent to Williamsburg while the building materials were to be sent to James Wray in Hampton. The invoice was sent in Wythe's letter of…

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George Wythe letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Wythe writes concerning his plans to build a small house and notes that John Hatley Norton, who is staying with him is in good health. Wythe enclosed an invoice of goods with this…

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Young Morland letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Morland writes that he is shipping tobacco and includes a list of items to be sent in return. Among the items Morland requests are fishhooks, gunpowder, nails, hoes and textiles.

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Peter Lyons letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Lyons thanks Norton for the sale of his tobacco but complains of the low quality of goods sent from Norton's suppliers.

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Richard Gwathmey letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Gwathmey writes that he has sent one hogshead of tobacco and would like a current account statement corrected for a previous error.

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Robert Carter Nicholas letter to John Norton & Son, merchants of London, England and Yorktown, Virginia. Nicholas writes that he is enclosing bills of exchange to be credited to the estate of Lord Botetourt, wishes his tobacco shipment and the…

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David Jameson, merchant of Yorktown, Virginia, letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Jameson writes concerning William Reynolds, a Yorktown orphan who was apprenticed to Norton.

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Owen Gwathmey letter to John Norton and Son, merchants of London, England and Yorktown, Virginia. Gwathey writes that he has shipped one hogsheads of tobacco and lists the items, mostly textiles and grooming accessories, he wishes in return.
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