Wythe to John Norton, 1 June 1768

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George Wythe asks John Norton for eight or ten gallons of an alcoholic beverage called arrack and some garden seeds. Wythe tells Norton that his son, John Hatley Norton, has left to go to Hanover court.

Letter text

Mr. John Norton
Merchant in London

By favour of
Mr. Stevenson

Dear Sir,

I shall be obliged to you if you will send me eight or ten gallons of the best arrack in carboys properly secured, and some garden seeds. Your son left us this morning. He is in very good health and spirits. He was going to Hanover court. With my best wishes for yours and your family’s happiness, I am,

Dear Sir,

Your most obedient servt.
G. Wythe
June 1, 1768

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