The Virginia Gazette

April 25, 1766. Number 779. Page 3, Column 1

THE subscriber, in Fredericksburg, has about 600. sterling worth of European merchandise on hand for sale, at a low advance, and on reasonable credit; they consist of a great variety of saleable articles, viz. Cutlery of all sorts, stationary in convenient boxes, mens and womens saddles, mens and womens hats, thread strockings, fine Irish linens, printed linens, humhums, calico, gauze and gauze handkerchiefs, linen and cotton handkerchiefs, silk caps, womens and girls stays, thicksets, dimities, worsted damasks, calimanco, a large assortment of brown, whited brown, and nuns thread, ribands, ferrets, tapes, inkles, &c. a large assortment and great variety of metal and mohair buttons, gunpowder, shot, lead, pewter, hardware, earthen ware, nails, broad and narrow hoes, broad and narrow axes, mens and womens shoes, &c. &c. &c. to tedious to mention. I have also imported lately a considerable quantity of Maderia WINE, in pipes, hogsheads, and quarter casks, which I will sell for ready money, or wheat, at the rate of 40. Currency per pipe, or at 45. On credit for a year.

Roger Dixon.