The Virginia Gazette

November 28, 1777s: 148. Page 2, Column 1.

To be SOLD at Fredericksburg, by publick auction, on Monday the 15th of December, for ready money,
THIRTY choice NEGROES, consisting of men, women, boys, and girls, of different ages. Amongst the men are a blacksmith and bricklayer.
All those who have any demands against the estate of Mr. John Champe of King George county, deceased, are desired to bring in their accounts properly attested, and they shall be uncharged.