The Virginia Gazette

Thursday, March 9, 1769. Number 148. Page 2, Column 3

To be SOLD, the 1st day of April, at Fredericksburg, by decree of the General Court,

FOURTEEN valuable SLAVES; the tract of land whereon Benjamin Grymes formerly lived, containing 1600 acres, which will be divided into three parts; 1000 acres of land, on Massaponax; and two lots in the town of Fredericksburg, whereon the lower warehouses stand. The above is to satisfy a debt due to the late Col. JOHN CHAMPE. At the same time will be offered for sale the houses and lots in Fredericksburg wherein the said Grymes lately lived, adjoining the warehouses; also two lots, with stables for about 26 horses; 500 acres of exceeding good land, within two miles of the town; 1600 acres adjoining the furnace; also the forge, and about 2800 acres adjoining the same. The Mortgagers and Trustees will be ready to join, to make proper conveyances. It is proposed to sell by candle, to prevent disputes.