Robert Carter Nicholas letter to John Norton & Son, 1771 July 23

Title

Robert Carter Nicholas letter to John Norton & Son, 1771 July 23

Subject

Corbin, Richard, approximately 1708-1790
Nicholas, Robert Carter, 1728-1780 -- Correspondence
John Norton & Sons
Scott, Pringle & Company
Wine

Description

Robert Carter Nicholas letter to John Norton & Son, merchants in London, England. Nicholas informs them of his draft in favor of Richard Corbin and requests they allow Scott, Pringle & Co. to draw on them for his wine purchase.

Source

John Norton and Sons Papers, MS 1936.3

Publisher

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

Date

1771-07-23

Identifier

MS1936.3.488
Folder 44

Text

Page 1

Williamsburg 23d. July 1771

Dear Sirs,

I am only at present to advise you
of my Draft in Favr. of Colo. Corbin for £154.5. stg which
you'll be pleased to honor & charge it to my private
Account. I shall desire Messrs. Scott, Pringle & Co. of Madeira
to draw on you for a Pipe of Wine & beg the favour of
you to honor their Bill.

I am, Dr. Sirs,
Yr. affte. Servt.
Ro. C. Nicholas

Address leaf

To
Messrs. John Norton & Son
Merchts. in
London

Virginia
23 July 1771
Robt: Carter Nicholas
Recd: 17 December
Ansd the 31st. Decr Ex'd
P Dunsley

Original Format

Ink on paper

Files

MS1936-03-488-001.jpg
MS1936-03-488-002.jpg

Citation

Nicholas, Robert Carter, 1728-1780, “Robert Carter Nicholas letter to John Norton & Son, 1771 July 23,” John Norton & Sons Papers, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, accessed July 23, 2018, https://rocklibnorton.omeka.net/items/show/488.