John Carter letter to John Norton, 1770 December 30

Title

John Carter letter to John Norton, 1770 December 30

Description

John Carter, Williamsburg merchant, letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England advising Norton that he has arrived safely in Williamsburg.

Creator

Carter, John, -1793

Source

John Norton and Sons Papers, MS 1936.3

Publisher

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

Date

1770-12-30

Identifier

MS1936.3.400
Folder 35

Text

Page 1

Mr. Norton Virginia Williamsburg Decr: 30th 1770Sir

This serves to Advize you of my Safe Arrival
here After a Passage of Ten Weeks from London, I also
got your bundle from Mr. Bland & sent the letters
as you desired, Am extreemly Oblig'ed to you & your
Lady for your kind favors while in London to whom
please present my Complimts. of the Season & am

Sr. Your mo: hble Servt.
John Carter

To
Mr. John Norton
Merchant in
London

Virga. 30th. Decr 1771
John Carter
Rd the 18 March 1771
Ansd the May 1771. Exd
P Virginia

Original Format

Ink on paper

Files

MS1936-03-400-001.jpg
MS1936-03-400-002.jpg

Citation

Carter, John, -1793, “John Carter letter to John Norton, 1770 December 30,” John Norton & Sons Papers, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, accessed August 18, 2018, https://rocklibnorton.omeka.net/items/show/400.