The Virginia Gazette

Thursday, March 22, 1770. Number 983. Page 3, Column 3

William Waddell, STAYMAKER,

TAKES this method to to inform the publick that he has opened shop in Fredericksburg, where he purposes carrying on his business in all its various branches; and as he has had a regular education, and long experience in that vocation, he hopes for encouragement, intending to make it his constant study to merit the approbation of such Ladies as please to favour him with their custom, who may depend on having their commands strictly complied with, and the greatest care and dispatch observed. Whoever have any commands for him are desired to inquire of Mr. Jacob William, at the sign of the Waggon, or Mr. James Fulton, tailor, next door to Mr. Johnston's ordinary.