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William Langhorne letter to John Norton and Sons complaining of the quality of goods received in exchange for tobacco. Langhorne regrets he won't be sending a crop this year as his tobacco was destroyed by winds.

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Cary Wilkinson letter to John Norton in which Wilkinson complains that the shipment of goods sent him for his tobacco failed to contain the linen he ordered.

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Letter of Rebecca Chamberlayne and Ann Taylor to John Norton merchant in London discussing their attempt to sell their estate in Brentwood. Chamberlayne and Taylor inform Norton that they have declined an offer of Mr. Fisher for the estate which they…

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John Tazewell letter to John Norton concerning a recent act of Assembly which would prevent the bringing of suits for the collection of debts contracted outside of Williamsburg in the Williamsburg Hustings Court. Tazewell explains that this will…

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George Turner letter to John Norton in which Turner describes the great expense to which he has been put for an upcoming court hearing. Turner expresses his lack of satisfaction with Mr. Bland's expenditures in furtherance of the cause though he had…

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Letter of Hart & Marshall of Hanover Town, Virgina, informing London merchant John Norton that they have shipped him 12 hogsheads of tobacco on the Brilliant and would like him to insure it at the rate of 12 pounds per hogshead.

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Edward C. Travis letter to John Norton, merchant in London. Travis writes to inform Norton that he has drawn a bill on Norton payable to Mr. John V. Cortlands of New York.

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John Page Jr., planter of Rosewell, Gloucester County, Virginia to London merchant John Norton requesting clothing for his slaves for him he was unable to provide new clothing the previous year. Page mentions the Association created to protest the…

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Martha Goosley letter to John Norton, merchant in London, England. Goosley thanks Norton for his kindness to her shipwrecked son: discusses Norton's son, John Hatley Norton; Dr. Pope removing three stones from James Dowling; and the upcoming meeting…

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Robert Burwell letter to John Norton & Son concerning the death of his wife, Sarah Nelson Burwell, his numerous debts and desire to sell off all his holdings and live in the mountains with his son and his family.

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Enclosure added to George Wythe's letter to John Norton of May 7, 1770 requesting Norton send the journals of the House of Commons in addition to the items requested in the letter.

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George Wythe letter to John Norton requesting Norton send him several sets of law reports.

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Martha Goosley letter to John Norton, merchant of London, concerning her son's failure to write her from England, the good tobacco crop, and John Hatley Norton's relationship with Sarah Ann Nicholas. Goosley also seeks Norton's good offices with…

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Martha Goosley letter to John Norton, merchant of London, concerning the disposition of clothing, lightning striking Colonel Tucker's store, the death at sea of George Hubbard, Norton's efforts on behalf of her son, tobacco, Mrs. Norton's health, the…

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Elizabeth Martin letter to John Norton, merchant of London, concerning the paying of an annuity and thanking him for his many kindnesses to her.

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Invoice of goods sent by Cary Wilkinson to John Norton, merchant of London, in his letter of December 20, 1769. Wilkinson orders Dutch blankets, Irish linen, table cloths, a box iron and heaters, brown thread hose and other textiles.

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Cary Wilkinson letter to John Norton, merchant of London, explaining that he hasn't written in some time because he has sold his tobacco to buy more land. He has saved one hogshead of tobacco to ship to Norton in exchange for goods listed in a…

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John Page Jr. letter to John Norton, merchant of London. Page writes Norton that he has drawn on him for credit even though his consignments of tobacco have been small. Page writes that he is willing to pay interest for the credit extended by Norton.

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Peter Lyons letter to Jon Norton, merchant of London, requesting Norton deliver the inclosed letter to George Thomas.

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Robert Carter Nicholas letter to John Norton, merchant of London, to inform him of his draught on Norton for 100 pounds for Captain Necks.

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Thomas Everard letter to John Norton, merchant of London, requesting Norton forward the enclosed speech of Governor Botetourt to Colonel Cocke. The speech was delivered by Botetourt to open the latest session of the General Assembly.

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Dr. James Carter, apothecary of Williamsburg, Virginia, letter to John Norton, merchant of London. Carter writes concerning his shipment of two hogsheads of tobacco and his need for corks and vials.

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James Balfour, merchant of Norfolk, Virginia, letter to John Norton, merchant of London. Balfour writes to thank Norton for the kindnesses extended by him and his wife. Balfour writes about the non-importation association and his hopes that the…

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Robert Carter Nicholas, Treasurer of Virginia, letter to John Norton, merchant of London, concerning bills of exchange used to pay Virginia taxes and a credit against Nicholas's personal account for Cocke & Wray.

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A list of the bills of exchange mentioned in Nicholas's letter of November 4, 1769.
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