Thomas Everard letter to John Norton, 1768 May 12

Title

Thomas Everard letter to John Norton, 1768 May 12

Date

Description

Thomas Everard letter to John Norton, merchant in England. Everard writes that he sent Norton the local papers because they contained John Dickinson's <em>Letters from a farmer ...</em> concerning the Townshend Acts. He also writes concerning the price of tobacco in Virginia and extends his compliments to Mrs. Norton.

Identifier

MS 1936.3.82
Folder 8

Publisher

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

Text

Page 1

Dear Sir.

The News Papers Published here can
afford you but little Entertainment and should not
have troubled you with any of them had I not thought
the Farmers Letters well worth your reading.

Capt Lilly arrived this day and the rest
of the ships are dailey expected. Tobacco Sells here
at 22/6 and 25/ pCt. great part is bought up so
that I imagine several Ships will find much
difficulty in Loading. My Compliments to
Mrs Norton and be assured I am with much
regard

Dr. Sir
Your obliged hble Sert.
Thos. Everard

Wmsburgh 12 May 1768


Address leaf

To
Mr John Norton
Merchant
in
London


Docket

Virga 12 May 1768
Thos Everard
Recd. 20th June 1768
Ansd ye June 1768.
p Capt. Young

Original Format

Ink on paper

Citation

Everard, Thomas, 1719-1781, “Thomas Everard letter to John Norton, 1768 May 12,” John Norton & Sons Papers, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, accessed May 25, 2022, https://rocklibnorton.omeka.net/items/show/82.