Robert King Carter's Correspondence and Diary

   A Collection Transcribed
        and Digitized
   by Edmund Berkeley, Jr.

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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

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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
I am

Sr --


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.

[1] Robertson had broken his leg and his life had been dispaired of.

This text, originally posted in 2003, was revised October 25, 2013..