David Jameson letter to John Norton, 1771 August 16

Title

David Jameson letter to John Norton, 1771 August 16

Subject

Jameson, David, d. ca. 1793 -- Correspondence
Norton, John, 1719-1777 -- Correspondence
Reynolds, William
Orphans -- Virginia -- Yorktown

Description

David Jameson, merchant of Yorktown, Virginia, letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Jameson writes concerning his account and the orphan William Reynolds who had been sent as an apprentice to Norton.

Source

John Norton and Sons Papers, MS 1936.3

Publisher

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

Date

1771-08-16

Identifier

MS1936.3.494
Folder 45

Text

Page 1

York Virga Aug 16. 1771

Dear Sir

I have recd your favour of the 29th May
by your Ship Virginia inclosing Acct Sales and
Accot. Currt. by wch. I observe the Balance of fifty
six pounds 14/11 is due to me. Mr W. Reynolds
tells me he wants to remitt some money to you
& I have told him I will write to you to place that
Balce. to his Credit which be pleased to do. I am
very glad to find him deserving of your Esteem
and do not doubt his giving sattisfaction by his
prudent conduct to all his Friends. I observe the
Balce. you paid Lowbridge & Wood and think they
were very moderate. I remain with esteem

Dr Sir Your mo hb Servt
David Jameson

Address leaf

To
Mr. John Norton
Mercht. in
London

Virga. 16th Augst 1771
David Jameson
Rec'd the 22d Octo. Ex'd

Ansd the 22 Feby.
P Goosley

Original Format

Ink on paper

Files

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Citation

Jameson, David, d. ca. 1793., “David Jameson letter to John Norton, 1771 August 16,” John Norton & Sons Papers, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, accessed May 23, 2018, http://rocklibnorton.omeka.net/items/show/494.