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Sale of land of "colored" man in Williamsport, 1865


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Public sale of real estate

By virtue of an order and decree of the Orphans Court of Washington Count, the undersigned as Administrator of William Brown (colored) Deceased, will send as Public Sale in front of Taylor’s Hotel in Williamsport

On Saturday, the 14th day of October 1865 the following described Real Estate, whereof the said William Brown, died seized and possessed to wit:

TWO LOTS OF GROUND
ONE STORY DWELLING HOUSE
And other improvements. Possession given 1st of April next
Terms of sale. One half of purchase money to be paid in hand on the day of the sale or the ratification thereof and the balance in twelve months, thereafter with interest, from the day of sale,
September 1865.
William H. Beard, Administrator

The above premise sold subject to the Widow’s right of dower[?]




ID:
wmsl177

Creator:
Herald and Torch Light

Date:
1865-09-27

Collection Location:
WCFL

Subject:
Slaves, Western Maryland

Coverage:
Western Maryland, 1800-1864

 
 
Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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