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List of goods ordered by Cary Wilkinson from John Norton enclosed with his letter of October 22, 1770.

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Cary Wilkinson letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Wilkinson writes concerning his tobacco shipments, his desire to have his goods landed at Jamestown and the death of Governor Botetourt. An invoice of goods was enclosed with the…

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List of goods ordered by Hart & Marshall from John Norton & Son and enclosed with their letter of October 5, 1770. The list includes spices, textiles, playing cards, bonnets, firearms, gunpowder and grass scythes.

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Hart & Marshall letter to John Norton & Son requesting goods ordered in the enclosed copy of a list originally sent in their letter of July 26, 1770. Hart & Marshall also enclosed an order for medicines which is no longer extant.

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Peyton Randolph, Speaker of the Virginia House of Burgesses, letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Randolph writes to inform Norton that he has shipped five hogsheads of tobacco and would like the goods he lists sent in the spring.

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Martha Jaquelin letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Jaquelin expresses her regret that she has to return several articles she ordered from Norton.

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Invoice of goods ordered by Nathaniel Burwell and enclosed in his letter of September 3, 1770 to John Norton.

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Nathaniel Burwell's invoice of goods sent to John Norton in his letter of September 3, 1770.

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Nathaniel Burwell letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Burwell writes concerning his tobacco shipment and his plan to send more slaves to the mountains. He encloses two invoices for Norton to fill. The first invoice. The second invoice…

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Invoice of goods sent by Merritt Moore to John Norton in his letter of September 3, 1770. Moore's order consists largely of textiles as well as one dozen butcher knives and hooks, buttons and pins. Moore requests Norton not send any goods prohibited…

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Merritt Moore letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Moore writes concerning his tobacco shipment which was not impacted by the hurricane which impacted so many planters. With this letter, Moore enclosed an invoice of goods to be…

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Richard Taliaferro letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Taliaferro writes that he is sending 6 hogsheads of tobacco to Norton and lists the goods he would like shipped to Virginia.

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Dudley Digges letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Digges writes concerning the shipment of tobacco to Norton and notes that a fortnight of rain will negatively impact the quality of the crop. He also writes that he had sent some silk…

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James Craig letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Craig, a Williamsburg silversmith, writes Norton that he is unable to make a remittance on his account at the present but hopes to make it to Norton's son, John Hatley Norton, during the…

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Edward C. Travis letter to John Norton & Son, merchants of London, England and Yorktown, Virginia. Travis writes to complain about the shipping of his tobacco and to request that the tobacco all fetch the same price. He also mentions that he has…

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Invoice of goods enclosed with Martha Jaquelin's letter to John Norton of August 23, 1770.

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Martha Jaquelin letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Jaquelin complains about the goods she received which she states she has returned and inquires after Norton's health. Jaquelin included the invoice from the tradesman with this…

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John Perrin letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Perrin writes that he is enclosing an invoice of goods [not extant], complains about the high cost of the goods he received and expresses his belief that there will be a good crop this…

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Young Morland letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Morland writes that he has shipped two hogsheads of tobacco to Norton and complains about the still he received which lacked a worm.

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Philip Roote letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Roote writes that John Hatley Norton has advanced him £80 on several hogsheads of tobacco and expresses his wish that he may raise sufficient money to purchase enough slaves to produce…

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Invoice of goods requested by Thomas Wynne of John Norton, merchant of London, England, and enlosed with Wynne's letter to John Norton of August 6, 1770.

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Thomas Wynne letter to John Norton, merchant of London. Wynne writes that his goods have arrived safely but he has no tobacco to ship to Norton but still desires the goods in the enclosed invoice be sent. Wynne writes that the oznaburgs and wheel…

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Richard and William Wynne letter to John Norton and Sons, merchant firm of London, England. The Wynnes write that they are sending 2 hogsheads of tobacco for sale and include a list of goods they would like shipped in return.

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Bernard Moore letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Moore writes that he has enclosed some letters for "the Old Lady" and urges Norton to exert himself in the effort to pass a bill for docking the entail on some of Moore's lands.

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William Duval letter to John Norton, merchant in London, England. Duval writes that he has sent 2 hogsheads of tobacco to Norton and anticipates sending more.
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