The Virginia Gazette

July 18, 1771. Number 1042. Page 2, Column 2

To be SOLD at Fredericksburg, on Monday the 23d of September, being Fair Day (the Sale formerly advertised being prevented by Badness of Weather)

ABOUT fifty choice SLAVES, used for Cropping and Farming; for which twelve Months Credit will be allowed, on Bond, with Security, bearing Interest from the Date.

I have also some other Slaves to dispose of at private Sale, among whom are two House Carpenters and a few House Servants.

I will also sell the Plantation whereon I now live, in King George County, opposite to Fredericksburg, with or without the Ferry. Credit (if required) will be extended to one, two or three Years, to suit the Purchaser.