Robert Carter Nicholas letter to John Norton & Son, 1771 March 8
Williamsburg 8th. March 1771
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
Virga. 8 March 1771
Robt C. Nicholas
Recd. 23 April 1771
Authorizes Jno Stuart Esqr. to
Draw for £183.19.4 on the
Ansd the 29th May 1771