The Virginia Gazette

November 4, 1763. Number 668. Page 4, Column 2

To be SOLD at Fredericksburg, the first Monday in December, being Spotsylvania court-day, if fair, otherwise the next fair day,

FORTY choice SLAVES, most of them Virginia born; two of them are very good carpenters, and one is a good cooper. Likewise stocks of horses, sheep, cattle, and hogs; also 3000 acres of fine land in Culpeper county. Any person inclinable to purchase any part at private sale may know the terms, and see the land, by applying to GEORGE ROOTES, who lives upon part of it. Credit will be allowed until the 10th day of October, the purchasers giving bond and security to [7]

John Rootes
George Rootes

N.B. Five per cent. Discount will be allowed for ready Money.