John Carter letter to John Norton, 1770 December 30

Title

John Carter letter to John Norton, 1770 December 30

Subject

Carter, John, -1793 -- Correspondence
Norton, John, 1719-1777 -- Correspondence
Merchants -- England -- London -- Correspondence
Merchants -- Virginia -- Williamsburg -- Correspondence

Description

John Carter, Williamsburg merchant, letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England advising Norton that he has arrived safely in Williamsburg.

Creator

Carter, John, -1793

Source

John Norton and Sons Papers, MS 1936.3

Publisher

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

Date

1770-12-30

Identifier

MS1936.3.400
Folder 35

Text

Page 1

Mr. Norton Virginia Williamsburg Decr: 30th 1770Sir

This serves to Advize you of my Safe Arrival
here After a Passage of Ten Weeks from London, I also
got your bundle from Mr. Bland & sent the letters
as you desired, Am extreemly Oblig'ed to you & your
Lady for your kind favors while in London to whom
please present my Complimts. of the Season & am

Sr. Your mo: hble Servt.
John Carter

To
Mr. John Norton
Merchant in
London

Virga. 30th. Decr 1771
John Carter
Rd the 18 March 1771
Ansd the May 1771. Exd
P Virginia

Original Format

Ink on paper

Files

MS1936-03-400-001.jpg
MS1936-03-400-002.jpg

Citation

Carter, John, -1793, “John Carter letter to John Norton, 1770 December 30,” John Norton & Sons Papers, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, accessed February 19, 2018, http://rocklibnorton.omeka.net/items/show/400.