Robert Carter Nicholas letter to John Norton, 1768 May 5

Title

Robert Carter Nicholas letter to John Norton, 1768 May 5

Date

Description

Letter of Robert Carter Nicholas, treasurer of the colony of Virginia, to John Norton, merchant in London. Nicholas writes concerning a draft he drew on Norton in favor of Colonel Corbin, Virginia's receiver general, and to request his account current.

Identifier

MS 1936.3.80
Folder 8

Source

John Norton and Sons Papers, MS 1936.3

Publisher

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

Text

Recto

Williamsburg 5th. May 1768

Dear Sir.

I have at present only to advise that on the
30th. Ulto. I drew on you in Favour of Colo. Corbin for £320 Stg.
I hope by your Ship to receive my Acc.t current,
that I may see how Matters stand between us & I will
take Care that you shall not long be in Advance,
if at all. Your Son is extremely well. I am, Dr. Sir,

Yr. affte. hble Servt.
Ro. C. Nicholas


Verso

Virginia 5th May 1769
Ro. C Nicholas
recd ye. 17th June
Answd. June 1768 p Young

Original Format

Ink on paper

Citation

Nicholas, Robert Carter, 1728-1780, “Robert Carter Nicholas letter to John Norton, 1768 May 5,” John Norton & Sons Papers, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, accessed September 26, 2022, https://rocklibnorton.omeka.net/items/show/80.