Robert Carter Nicholas letter to John Norton & Son, 1771 July 19

Title

Robert Carter Nicholas letter to John Norton & Son, 1771 July 19

Description

Robert Carter Nicholas letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Nicholas writes that he is sending about 10 hogsheads (all he had following the flood) of tobacco which he wishes insured and is enclosing a bill from Captain Goosley to be placed to his personal account.

Source

John Norton and Sons Papers, MS 1936.3

Publisher

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

Date

1771-07-19

Identifier

MS1936.3.480
Folder 44

Text

Page 1

Williamsburg 19th. July 1771.

Dear Sirs,

I have just now, at the Request of yr.
J.H.N. given Capn. Walker of the Randolph an Order
for what Tobo. the Fresh has left me, which I suppose
to be about ten Hhds & beg the favour of you to
insure that Number. You'll receive inclosed
Capn. Goosley's 2d. Bill for £167. st.g, which be
pleased to five my private Acct. Credit for
I am with Regard, Dr. Sirs,

Yr affte. hble Servt.
Ro. C. Nicholas

Address leaf

To
Messrs. John Norton & Son
Merchts. in
London

Virginia 19th July 71
R.C. Nicholas
Recd: 3 Septr: 1771
Orders Insurance,/p>

Ansd the 7th Septr.
P Capn. Hastie Ex'd

Original Format

Ink on paper

Files

MS1936-03-480-001.jpg
MS1936-03-480-002.jpg

Citation

Nicholas, Robert Carter, 1728-1780, “Robert Carter Nicholas letter to John Norton & Son, 1771 July 19,” John Norton & Sons Papers, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, accessed August 18, 2018, https://rocklibnorton.omeka.net/items/show/480.