George Wythe letter to John Norton, 1768 May 9
I have paid to my cousin J H Norton thirty se-
ven pounds and ten shillings for which he will desire
you to credit my account with thirty pounds Sterling.
I have also given him orders for four hogsheads of to
bacco to be shipped to you. Be pleased to send me a
piece of cambrick and another of lawn, one pair of satin
and five pair of callimancho or lasting shoes with high
full heels and a satin cloak for Mrs Wythe, and a piece
of irish linen 2/6 per yard, two large damask and four small ruckabark table
cloths, six pair of cotton stockings and two of black silk for myself, a dark
[illegible] wig and a sett of balloting glasses such as are
used in the house of commons. Mr Waldron may
send me two pair of black Manchester velvet breeches
and a suit of very fine light cloath fit for our hot
summers with a silk waistcoat and pair of
silk breeches besides. With my best wishes for
yours and all your family's health and prosperity
Your most obed Serv
May 9. 1768
Be pleased to add
a black Russells
coat for Mrs Wythe,
and a piece of fine pocket handkerchiefe.
Mr John Norton
Virga May 9th 1768
Recd 20th June 1768
Ansd in pt p Capt. Young.
& p Wood for August 1768.
Goods entd pa 449
Debit JH N to G Wythe
£30 Sterling for so much pd him
to remit me at £25 pCt