To Be Sold: An Auction

            This advertisement, published on March 11, 1775, puts a good deal of William Randolph III’s belongings up for auction. Mr. Gunn’s was a tavern in Richmond, located on the north side of Main Street in Shockoe Bottom. Auctions, lotteries, and announcements were common outside taverns in the colonial period.  The advertisement doesn’t make it … Continue reading To Be Sold: An Auction