Robert Carter Nicholas letter to John Norton & Son, 1771 July 19
Williamsburg 19th. July 1771.
I have just now, at the Request of yr.
J.H.N. given Capn. Walker of the Randolph an Order
for what Tobo. the Fresh has left me, which I suppose
to be about ten Hhds & beg the favour of you to
insure that Number. You'll receive inclosed
Capn. Goosley's 2d. Bill for £167. st.g, which be
pleased to five my private Acct. Credit for
I am with Regard, Dr. Sirs,
Yr affte. hble Servt.
Ro. C. Nicholas
Messrs. John Norton & Son
Virginia 19th July 71
Recd: 3 Septr: 1771
Ansd the 7th Septr.
P Capn. Hastie Ex'd