Negroes for hire the coming year, had better be sent in to me as early after Christmas as possible.
To those at a distance to whom I am personally unknown.
I beg to refer to the following person: Dickinson, Hill & Co., Richmond; Dr. Thomas Latane, Arthur Temple, John Lumpkin, Thomas Fauntleroy, King and Queen county; Dr. F. D. Wheelwright, Rev. Thomas E. Locke, Westmoreland county; John L. Latane, W. C. Latane, Dr. John Lewis, King William county; Geo. Turner, Richard Turner, F. Magenniss Thomas Lee, King George county; Ro. Hudgin Dr. John D. Butter. Caroline county; N. J. B. Whitlock, Dr. James H. Latane, Ed. F. Noel, Bev. D. Roy, J. Roy Micou, Wilsey Fogg, Geo T. Wright, Essex county; Dr. Thomas C. Clopton.
Jefferson Stubbs, Jasper C. Hughes, Gloucester county; Parkes Slater.
James City county; Dr. Ro. A. Payne, Richmond county; Wm. E. Clopton. Ro. Howle. Dr. L. C. Crump, Jno. S. Lacy, R. T. Lacy New Kent county; Labney Parrish Louisa county; Wm. D. Clopton. P. B. Foster,