Spence Grayson letter to John Norton, 1771 August 5

Title

Spence Grayson letter to John Norton, 1771 August 5

Subject

Grayson, Spence -- Correspondence
Norton, John, 1719-1777 -- Correspondence
Merchants -- England -- London -- Correspondence

Description

Spence Grayson letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Grayson writes to request Norton send his hat and wigs which he left in England before returning to Virginia.

Creator

Grayson, Spence

Source

John Norton and Sons Papers, MS 1936.3

Publisher

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

Date

1771-08-05

Identifier

MS1936.3.490
Folder 45

Text

Page 1

On board the Virga. of the Cape

Sir,

When I left London there was a hat & two
Wigs which was left behind. Youl therefore Kind
enough to send them in by one of W Russells
or Mr. Mollions ships directed for me on
Potomack River near Colchester. I am just now
taking the advantage of a Pilot Boat which
belongs to my River My particular Complemts
to Mrs. Norton & am Sir

Yr Most Ob Servt
Spence Grayson
Augt 5th. 1771

PS
We have had an
agreeable passage &
in all probability the Ship
will be in to Day
SG

Address leaf

To
Mr. John Norton
Mercht
London

Virga. 5th Augst. 1771
Spence Grayson
Rec'd 10th Octr Ex'd

Ansd the March
P Robertson

Original Format

Ink on paper

Files

MS1936-03-490-001.jpg
MS1936-03-490-002.jpg

Citation

Grayson, Spence, “Spence Grayson letter to John Norton, 1771 August 5,” John Norton & Sons Papers, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, accessed May 23, 2018, http://rocklibnorton.omeka.net/items/show/490.