The Virginia Gazette

August 30, 1770. Number 1006. Page 4, Column 1

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.