Charlestown, April 27, 1769
To be sold, On Wednesday the Tenth Day of May next, A choice cargo of Two Hundred & Fifty Negroes:
Arrived in the Ship Countess of Sussex, Thomas Davies, Master, directly from Gambia, by John Chapman, & Co.
This is the Vessel that had the Small-Pox on Board at the Time of her Arrival the 31st of March last: Every necessary Precaution hath since been taken to cleanse both Ship and Cargo thoroughly, so that those who may be inclined to purchase need not be under the least Apprehension of Danger from Infliction.
The Negroes are allowed to be the likeliest Parcel that have been imported this Season.