William Langhorne letter to John Norton, 1770 July 20

Title

William Langhorne letter to John Norton, 1770 July 20

Subject

Langhorne, William -- Correspondence
John Norton and Sons -- Records and correspondence
Merchants -- England -- London -- Correspondence
Tobacco -- Effect of wind upon -- Virginia

Description

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.

Creator

Langhorne, William

Source

John Norton and Sons Papers, MS 1936.3

Publisher

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

Date

1770-07-20

Identifier

MS1936.3.328
Folder 30

Text

Recto

Warwick County July 20, 1770

Sir,

I Recd. my Goods by Capt. Robertson which are Dear
bought in geaneral but Especially the Bearskin
which by the advice of your Son have Return'd with a
Sample & Shop note Inclose'd should have returnd the shalloon
If there had not been some trifle of it used unknown to me
Have Inclosed a piece of that also to Let you see In what
Manner your Woollin Draper Imposes on you & your
Friends, Am sorry its not in my power to Consign
you any toba this year the gust destroyed the great
est part of my Crop. the Returns that I would chuse for
the Bearskin youl find underwrote which may be sent
In a package with Mr. Wm Carys Goods to York. Your Com
pliance will Oblidge your Hble Servt.

Will: Langhorne

WL
4½ yds of Bath Coteing 6/4 which Let be good
5 yds Shalloon to suit it

Verso

To
Mesrs John Norton & Son
Merchts. in London
p Brilliant
Capt. Robertson

Virga. 20th July 1770
William Langhorne
Rec'd 23d Septr. Exd.
Goods entd. pa: 279
ansd. the 9 March 1771
p Goosley

Original Format

Ink on paper

Files

MS1936-03-328-001.jpg
MS1936-03-328-002.jpg

Citation

Langhorne, William, “William Langhorne letter to John Norton, 1770 July 20,” John Norton & Sons Papers, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, accessed August 20, 2017, http://rocklibnorton.omeka.net/items/show/328.