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Letter from Robert Carter to [George] Nicholas, August 7, 1727
Robert Carter writes to his son-in-law, [George] Nicholas, August 7, 1727, to report on the condition of William Robertson, who had broken his leg, and to send his respects to Nicholas' family.
Letter from Robert Carter to [George] Nicholas,
August 7, 1727
Dr. Nicholas [Corotoman, Lancaster County, Virginia]
Augt the 7th 1727
Yours by Mr. Stagg
came to me last
night he tells me by a line he saw Mr. Robertson
in the Morning
that his fever
had quite left him and his Surgeons had --
great hopes of his doing well
The rest of your Lettr: needs no anwer
at present you ought to make it a Secret as you may be sure
I shall I hope this find your family all in good health
Source copy consulted:
Robert Carter letter book, 1727 May-1728 July, Robert Carter Papers (acc. no. 3807), Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia.
The name of Carter's home, the county, and colony have been added for clarity to this unheaded draft.
 Robertson had broken his leg and his life had been dispaired of.
This text, originally posted in 2003, was revised October 25, 2013..