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Robert Brooke Letter to John Norton and Sons

 Collection
Identifier: SC 01540
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.

John Hoskins Stone Letter to Robert Brooke

 Collection
Identifier: SC 00580
Scope and Contents etter from John Hoskins Stone, the Governor of Maryland, Annapolis, Maryland to Robert Brooke, Governor of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia to transmit a copy of resolution passed by the Maryland General Assembly relative to the boundary line between the two states.

William Cole Collection of Colonial-Era Documents, Prints, and Coats of Arms

 Collection
Identifier: MS 00196
Content Description Documents, prints, and heraldry pertaining to Virginia governors from the 17th and 18th centuries. Includes letters and documents signed by John Murray, Robert Brooke, James Wood, Beverly Randolph, Patrick Henry, Edmund Andros, Jeffrey Amherst, Norborne Berkeley, Robert Hunter, Francis Fauquier, Earl De La Warr, James Blair, and Robert Dinwiddie among others. Also included in the collection are prints, coats of arms, and commemorative coins.

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