The Virginia Gazette

Today in the 1770s: February 1

WILLIAMSBURG, February 1, 1776.
THE subscriber has a large assortment of EUROPEAN GOODS, which he will dispose of on reasonable terms, for cash only. GEORGE REID. *** I have three large SEINES, which I will sell cheap, for cash.

Virginia Gazette (Purdy) February 2, 1776
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George Reid at various times was secretary, treasurer and master of the Masonic Lodge. He operated a store on the Duke of Gloucester Street.

Language notes:

A seine is a type of fishing net.

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