Young Morland letter to John Norton, 1771 July 16

Title

Young Morland letter to John Norton, 1771 July 16

Subject

Morland, Young -- Correspondence
Norton, John, 1719-1777 -- Correspondence
Fishhooks
Merchants -- England -- London -- Correspondence
Textiles
Tobacco industry -- England -- London
Tobacco industry -- Virginia -- York County

Description

Young Morland letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Morland writes that he is shipping tobacco and includes a list of items to be sent in return. Among the items Morland requests are fishhooks, gunpowder, nails, hoes and textiles.

Creator

Morland, Young

Source

John Norton and Sons Papers, MS 1936.3

Publisher

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

Date

1771-07-16

Identifier

MS1936.3.473
Folder 43

Text

Recto

Mr John Norton

Sir

On board the Lyon Capn. Geo Goosley you have four hogsheads of Tobacco
as p Invoice Bill Lading inclosd, requesting your best Endeavours in the disposal of
them for my intrest and advantage. Under written you have may
orders for goods, desiring you will send them by the return of your first
ship in the spring, not doubting your care in executing every article.

I am Sr. Yr. humble servant
Young Morland
York in Virginia 16 July 1771

8 doz Broad Howes No. 4
2 doz Do. No. 5
20. m Eightpenny Nails
3 ps. Ozenburg @ 7½
3 ps.         do @ 8
2 ps Brown Roll @ 5d
2 ps.         do @ 6
2 dozen Brown thred @ 20/
20 Groce perch Hooks}
Midle & large size}
25lb. Gunpowder

I have sent a Howe with a paper of directions
layd in the Eye of the Howe.

Verso

To
John Norton Esqr & Son
Merchants
London

Virginia 16 July 1771
Young Morland
Recd: 12 September Ex'd
Goods Entd: pa: 51

Ansd the 7th Decr
P Justitia
wrote again the March
P Robertson

Original Format

Ink on paper

Files

MS1936-03-473-001.jpg
MS1936-03-473-002.jpg

Citation

Morland, Young, “Young Morland letter to John Norton, 1771 July 16,” John Norton & Sons Papers, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, accessed July 23, 2018, https://rocklibnorton.omeka.net/items/show/473.