Hart & Marshall letter to John Norton, 1770 July 4

Title

Hart & Marshall letter to John Norton, 1770 July 4

Subject

Norton, John, 1719-1777 -- Correspondence
Hart & Marshall (Firm) -- Records and correspondence
Merchants -- England -- London -- Correspondence

Description

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.

Creator

Hart & Marshall (Firm)

Source

John Norton and Sons Papers, MS 1936.3

Publisher

Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

Identifier

MS1936.3.319
Folder 30

Text

Page 1

Sir

Having Ship'd on Board te Brilliant to your
Address Twelve hhd Tobo must request the favour
of you to make Insurance on the same at the rate
of 12 £ Stg p hhd

By the Brilliant we shall write you more fully
And in the meantime

We are
Sir
Your most Hmle Serts
Hart & Marshall
Hanover T Virga. July 4th. 1770

Page 4

To
Mr. John Norton
Mercht
London

Virga. 4th July 1770
Hart & Marshall
Rd. 6 Sepr. 1770 Exd
Via Bristol
Order for Insurce Tob.
Entd ye 8th Sepr.
p two Jesters

Original Format

Ink on paper

Files

MS1936-03-319-001.jpg
MS1936-03-319-002.jpg

Citation

Hart & Marshall (Firm), “Hart & Marshall letter to John Norton, 1770 July 4,” John Norton & Sons Papers, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, accessed August 20, 2017, http://rocklibnorton.omeka.net/items/show/319.