Robert Carter Nicholas letter to John Norton & Son, 1771 July 6

Title

Robert Carter Nicholas letter to John Norton & Son, 1771 July 6

Subject

Ambler, Edward, 1733-1768 -- Estate
Botetourt, Norborne Berkeley, Baron de, approximately 1718-1770 -- Estate
Nicholas, Robert Carter, 1728-1780 -- Correspondence
Norton, John, 1719-1777 -- Correspondence
Norton, John Hatley, 1745-1797
John Norton & Sons
Tobacco industry -- England -- London
Tobacco industry -- Virginia

Description

Robert Carter Nicholas letter to John Norton & Son, merchants of London, England and Yorktown, Virginia. Nicholas writes that he is enclosing bills of exchange to be credited to the estate of Lord Botetourt, wishes his tobacco shipment and the shipment for Edward Ambler's estate to be insured and that John Hatley Norton is well.

Source

John Norton and Sons Papers, MS 1936.3

Publisher

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

Date

1771-07-06

Identifier

MS1936.3.463
Folder 42

Text

Page 1

Williamsburg 6th. July 1771

Dear Sirs.

I send you inclosed sundry Bills of Excha. Amg.
as p List. £213.. st.g, which, when paid, you'll be pleased
to place to the Credit of the Estate of our late Gover:
nor Lord Botetourt.

I have before desired the favour of you
to insure 30 Hhds of Mr. Edward Ambler's Estates'
Tobo. & 26 of my own by Capt. Goosley, who I under:
stand will leave his Moorings in a few Days.

your J.H.N is up the Country, & I
believe is very well. I am with much Esteem

Dr. Sirs,
Yr. affte. & mo. obt. Servt.
Ro. C. Nicholas

Address leaf

To
Messrs. John Norton & Son
Merchts. in
London

Virginia 6 July 1771
Robt C. Nicholas

Rec'd: 14 Augt: 1771 Ex'd

Orders Insurance

Ansd the 31st. Augst.
P Greig

Original Format

Ink on paper

Files

MS1936-03-463-001.jpg
MS1936-03-463-002.jpg

Citation

Nicholas, Robert Carter, 1728-1780, “Robert Carter Nicholas letter to John Norton & Son, 1771 July 6,” John Norton & Sons Papers, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, accessed May 23, 2018, http://rocklibnorton.omeka.net/items/show/463.