YORK TOWN, March 9, 1778.
We have for sale, by the cask or package, a small assortment of the most useful medicines, salt petre, black pepper, fine tea, whipsaw, crosscut, and handsaw files, plane irons, shirting linen, French rum, and salt in barrels. W.GOOSLEY, & CO.
Virginia Gazette (Purdie) March 20, 1778
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Plane irons are blades for wooden box planes. A whipsaw is a flexible saw for curved cutting;