William Macon letter to John Norton & Son, 1772 June 18

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Title

William Macon letter to John Norton & Son, 1772 June 18

Date

Description

William Macon letter to John Norton, merchant of London, England. Macon writes that he has drawn on Norton for £229 payable to Cary & Company.

Identifier

MS1936.3.674
Folder 61

Source

John Norton and Sons Papers, MS 1936.3

Publisher

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

Text

Page 1

Virga June 18th 1772

Dear Sir

This Day heard that the Virginian was
Arrived and I expect to have the pleasure
in a few days to hear of your and famolys
welfare -

as I am in Carys & Companys Debt & I have this
day drawn on you to pay them £229 - when
Goosley or Robertson returns your letter to me
Shall be answer'd Interim I am with all due
regard

Sir
your obedt Servt,
Willm. Macon Senr

Address leaf

To
Messrs. John Norton
& Son
Merchants
in
London

Virginia June 13th. 1772
William Macon
Reced Augt. 6th. 1772
Ansd the 31 Augst.
p Dawes
Ex'd

4. hhds p Randolph £42.4.9
4 - Virga. - 40.7.10
2 - Neptune - 18.5.9

Original Format

Ink on paper

Citation

Macon, William, “William Macon letter to John Norton & Son, 1772 June 18,” John Norton & Sons Papers, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, accessed December 9, 2022, https://rocklibnorton.omeka.net/items/show/674.