George Wythe invoice 1771 July 18

Title

George Wythe invoice 1771 July 18

Description

Invoice of goods ordered by George Wythe from John Norton, merchant of London, England. Some of the goods were to be sent to Williamsburg while the building materials were to be sent to James Wray in Hampton. The invoice was sent in Wythe's letter of July 18, 1771.

Creator

Wray, James, 1731-1796

Source

John Norton and Sons Papers, MS 1936.3

Publisher

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

Date

1771-07-18

Identifier

MS1936.3.479
Folder 43

Text

Page 1

A chest of nice joiner's and other tools,
to cost six or seven guineas, or even eight,
to be complete.
A set of tea china.
3 dozen wine glasses & one dozen beer glasses,
and four wine decanters.

Oil, colour & brushes to cost   3..   0.. 0
400 panes of crown glass 20..   0.. 0
    2 mortis locks large   1.. 13.. 0
    4 ditto smaller   2.. 12.. 0
    3 ditto   1..   2.. 6
    6 pr. 4 inch door dovetail hinges   1..   4.. 0
    3 pr. smaller do.
  48 pr. HL rising joint for shutters   4..   0.. 0
  48 pr. side hinges .....    do   2..   0.. 0
  40 2/2 wainscot pullies for sashes   0..   8.. 0
 65 yds white line for                 do.   0.. 10.. [illegible]
  48 brass jointed rings for shutters   1.. 16.. 0
 10 pieces flywire 3 feet 1 inch square 10..   5.. 0
A cask of nails

The tea china & glass ware to be sent
to Williamsburg, the others to be
left with Mr Jacob Wray at
Hampton for
G. Wythe

Page 4

Mr Geo: Wythe's Invoice
The Articles to be
provided as soon as
possible & sent p
the Memms. inclosed

J H Norton
Entd: pa: 214

Original Format

Ink on paper

Files

MS1936-03-479-001.jpg
MS1936-03-479-002.jpg

Citation

Wray, James, 1731-1796, “George Wythe invoice 1771 July 18,” John Norton & Sons Papers, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, accessed August 18, 2018, https://rocklibnorton.omeka.net/items/show/479.