Cary Wilkinson letter to John Norton, 1770 July 19

Title

Cary Wilkinson letter to John Norton, 1770 July 19

Subject

Norton, John, 1719-1777 -- Correspondence
Wilkinson, Cary -- Correspondence
Merchants -- England -- London -- Virginia
Tobacco industry -- Virginia

Description

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.

Creator

Wilkinson, Cary

Source

John Norton and Sons Papers, MS 1936.3

Publisher

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

Date

1770-12-20

Identifier

MS1936.3.326
Folder 30

Text

Page 1

Green Spring July: 19th: 1770

Sir

I Recd. your favor by Capt. Goosley in which you Refar
me to one by Capt. Robinson which I have not seen yet, the Bale of
Goods you sent me Came in very good order but when I came to open
it sorry am I to informe you their was a pese of Linning wanting
which was No. 231 at 23d amounting to £2:7:11. the mistake must
have bin made by those that put up the things therefore I hope you
will rectify it for it is too much for me to Lose. Capt. Goosley
Loads fast he is in hopes to Sale in six Weeks I am much obblige to
you for my goods. and remaine with great regard

Your Humbl. Servt
Cary Wilkinson


Address leaf

To
John Norton and Son Esqrs.
Marchants
in
London


Virg the 19 July 1770
Cary Wilkinson
Recd 12 Sepr Exd
Goods wanting entd. pa: 298
Complains
1 ps. Linnen wantg.
Sent p Goosley
Ansd the 9th March 1771
p Goosley

Original Format

Ink on paper

Files

MS1936-03-326-001.jpg
MS1936-03-326-002.jpg

Citation

Wilkinson, Cary, “Cary Wilkinson letter to John Norton, 1770 July 19,” John Norton & Sons Papers, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, accessed June 25, 2017, http://rocklibnorton.omeka.net/items/show/326.