Edward C. Travis letter to John Norton & Son, 1770 December 20

Title

Edward C. Travis letter to John Norton & Son, 1770 December 20

Subject

Norton, John, 1719-1777 -- Correspondence
Travis, Edward Champion, 1721-1779 -- Correspondence
Merchants -- England -- London -- Correspondence
Tobacco industry -- England -- London
Tobacco industry -- Virginia

Description

Edward C. Travis letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England, requesting insurance on his tobacco shipment.

Creator

Travis, Edward Champion, 1721-1779

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

MS1936.3.398
Folder 35

Text

Page 1

Virginia James town Decemr. 20th 1770

Gentlemen,

Having been unfortunate in My
Trade for some time past, which does Oblige me to
draw a bill on you (much against my Inclination)
for one hundred and fifty pounds which I hope
you will duly Honour

and am your humble Servt
Edward C. Travis

P.S. The Bill is Drawn
Payable to John Prentis & Co
E.C.T.

Address leaf
To John Norton & Son
Merchts. in
London

Virginia Decemr. 20th 1770
Edward Champ Travis
recd. Feby. 7th p Capt. Ashburn

Ansd the 9 March 1771
P Goosley

[illegible] to Jno. V. Courland £71.3.8

Original Format

Ink on paper

Files

MS1936-03-398-001.jpg
MS1936-03-398-002.jpg

Citation

Travis, Edward Champion, 1721-1779, “Edward C. Travis letter to John Norton & Son, 1770 December 20,” John Norton & Sons Papers, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, accessed May 23, 2018, http://rocklibnorton.omeka.net/items/show/398.