Richard Gwathmey letter to John Norton, 1771 July 10

Title

Richard Gwathmey letter to John Norton, 1771 July 10

Subject

Gwathmey, Richard -- Correspondence
Norton, John, 1745-1797 -- Correspondence
Merchants -- England -- London -- Correspondence
Tobacco industry -- England -- London
Tobacco industry -- Virginia

Description

Richard Gwathmey letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Gwathmey writes that he has sent one hogshead of tobacco and would like a current account statement corrected for a previous error.

Creator

Gwathmey, Richard

Source

John Norton and Sons Papers, MS 1936.3

Publisher

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

Identifier

MS1936.3.464

Text

Recto

Virginia the 10th July. 1771

Sir,

Yours recd. of the 19th March, This comes Three hhds
Tobo. R.G. No. C.D. Stem'd. 6. leaf. in the lyon, which
I do know to be Good, & hope may come to Hand safe
please to send my Accots. Curt. with Acct. Sales. not
omiting the great Mistake in price, some time ago
in Awl Blades & Shoe Tacks, which will Oblige,

Sir
Your Most Humble Servt.
Richd. Gwathmey

Verso

To
Mr. John Norton & Son Mercts.
In
London

p the Lyon
Capt. Goosley

Virginia 10 July 1771
Richd: Gwathmey Ex'd
Rec:d 12 September
wrote him 22d Febry.
P Goosley
Ansd the March
P Robertson
[?] if he has Credit for overcharge
in shoe Tacks & Awl Blades.

Original Format

Ink on paper

Files

MS1936-03-464-001.jpg
MS1936-03-464-002.jpg

Citation

Gwathmey, Richard, “Richard Gwathmey letter to John Norton, 1771 July 10,” John Norton & Sons Papers, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, accessed July 23, 2018, https://rocklibnorton.omeka.net/items/show/464.