Robert Brooke Letter to John Norton and Sons
Scope and Contents
One page letter about Brooke's business difficulties in selling tobacco and recent bankruptcies in the area. He writes to acknowledge two receipts of Norton's and regrets that he cannot pay his debts currently as his tobacco is not selling. In lieu of current payment, he sent an amount of his tobacco. He also writes that he hopes his economic prospects will improve and he will pay his debt back.
- Creation: 1773 June 28
- Brooke, Robert (Person)
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