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Herald of Freedom and Torch Light, Sept 1862 (3-4A Notice: Real estate sale)

Herald of Freedom and Torch Light, Hagerstown, Md., September 1862, page 3 Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information


Trustees’ Sale

BY virtue of a decree of the Circuit Court for Washington County, as a Court of Equity, the undersigned as Trustees, will offer at public sale, on TUESDAY the 22d day of September next at 10 o'clock A. M. in front of the Court House in Hagerstown, that Valuable Farm, lying on the Antietam Creek, near the town of Leitersburg, of which Joseph Gabby had died seized and on which he resided at the time of his death containing

160 Acres of Land,

more or less, under excellent fencing and about 15 acres of which is in fine Timber land. The improvements consist of a large two Story stone Dwelling House, a Switzer stone Barn, Wagon-sheds, Corn-cribs, Hog-Pens and other necessary out buildings. There is also upon the premises a Log Distillery House and Hog Pens attached. This property is situated in one of the most fertile portions of Washington County, and is too well known to require any further description.
Also— A LOT OF GROUND in the town of Leitersburg, on part of which there is a Two-story Weatherboarded DWELLING HOUSE with a shop attached. The dwelling is now occupied by I. G. Bell and the shop by Mrs. Cline; on the other part, a large one-Story DWELLING HOUSE, with a shop attached, by B. F. Slick.-
The above lot contains about ONE ACRE and ONE HALF, and will be divided so as to give an equal portion of ground to each dwelling house.

The Terms of Sale as prescribed by the decree are as follows: —One-third of the purchase money to be paid in cash on the day of the sale or the ratification thereof by the Court; and the residue in two equal installments, the one payable in one and the other in two years from the day of sale, with interest from the day of sale; the deferred payments to be secured by the notes or bonds of the purchaser with sureties to be approved by the undersigned, and on the payment of the whole purchase money (and not before) the undersigned are authorized, by good and sufficient deed or deeds to convey the said property to the purchaser or purchasers thereof.

The Crops now growing upon the premises to be reserved, with the right to enter thereupon to cut, gather and secure the same.
The farm will be offered entire, and in two or more tracts to suit purchasers.
L. McKEE, Trustees
Aug 27


Herald of Freedom and Torch Light

Maryland Historical Society

Sept 10-24, 1862

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Maryland Historical Society

Antietam, Battle of, Md., 1862; Maryland Campaign, 1862; Hagerstown (Md.)--Newspapers.

Washington County, MD. September 1862

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

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