The Virginia Gazette

August 23, 1770. Number 224. Page 3, Column 2

FREDERICKSBURG FAIRS are altered, by a late act of Assembly, from June and October, to May and September. The ensuing FAIR will be on the 24th of the month; and on that, or the following day, the inhabitants, and neighboring Gentlemen, propose giving a genteel PURSE for a horse race. Particulars will be advertised in this paper.