Robert Carter Nicholas letter to John Norton & Son, 1771 March 8

Title

Robert Carter Nicholas letter to John Norton & Son, 1771 March 8

Subject

Nicholas, Robert Carter, 1728-1780 -- Correspondence
Stuart, John, 1718-1779
John Norton & Sons
Cherokee Indians -- Government relations

Description

Robert Carter Nicholas, Treasurer of Virginia, letter to John Norton & Son, merchants of London, England. Nicholas requests the Nortons pay John Stuart, British superintendent of Indian affairs for the southern tribes, from the Virginia account for his expenses in negotiating with the Cherokee.

Source

John Norton and Sons Papers, MS 1936.3

Publisher

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

Date

1771-03-08

Identifier

MS1936.3.412
Folder 37

Text

Page 1

Williamsburg 8th. March 1771

Dear Sirs,

There being due from this Colony to John
Stuart Esqr. the Sum of one hundred & eighty three Pounds
nineteen Shillings & four Pence sterling for Bala.
of his Acct. of Expences & Disbursements in a late Negoti
ation with the Cherokee Indians, I have authorized him
to draw on you for that Sum, & beg the favour of
you to pay & charge it to the Treasury of Virginia.

I am, Gentlemen,
Yr. mo. obt. hble Sert.
Ro C. Nicholas

Address leaf

Virga. 8 March 1771
Robt C. Nicholas
Recd. 23 April 1771

Authorizes Jno Stuart Esqr. to
Draw for £183.19.4 on the
Treasury Accot

Ex'd
Ansd the 29th May 1771
P Virginia

Original Format

Ink on paper

Files

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Citation

Nicholas, Robert Carter, 1728-1780, “Robert Carter Nicholas letter to John Norton & Son, 1771 March 8,” John Norton & Sons Papers, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, accessed May 23, 2018, http://rocklibnorton.omeka.net/items/show/412.