John Lewelling letter to John Norton, 1771 July 19

Title

John Lewelling letter to John Norton, 1771 July 19

Subject

Lewelling, John -- Correspondence
Norton, John, 1719-1777
Merchants -- England -- London -- Correspondence
Tobacco industry -- England -- London
Tobacco industry -- Virginia

Description

John Lewelling letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Lewelling comments on the quality of the linen he received, requests the shipment of a dozen broad hoes and expresses his regret that he is unable to send any tobacco.

Creator

Lewelling, John

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

MS1936.3.481
Folder 44

Text

Recto

Virgina July 19th 1771

Sir I am Satisfied with the linen you sent
In your Ship, it is very well Bought, please to
Send one Doz: Bro: hoes No. 4. at the return of your
Ship, and you'l Obliege yr. Hum: Sert.

John Lewelling

I Cannot send you any Tobo. this year, but hope
I shall Next

To Mr. John Norton

Verso
To
Mr. John Norton & Son
Merchts.
in
London

Virginia 19 July 1771
John Lewelling Exd
Recd: 12 September
Goods Entd: pa: 422
Exd

Ansd the March
P Robertson

Original Format

Ink on paper

Files

MS1936-03-481-001.jpg
MS1936-03-481-002.jpg

Citation

Lewelling, John, “John Lewelling letter to John Norton, 1771 July 19,” John Norton & Sons Papers, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, accessed July 23, 2018, https://rocklibnorton.omeka.net/items/show/481.