Tax, Court, and Wills
of Carroll County, Mississippi


Carroll County, Mississippi Deed Records, V. J., 1848-1850,

Pg 303

Submitted by Lee Register

Duke Wiltshire, decd, ? Henry Wiltshire, etal

? ? Deed vs fi fa

Sarah Calhoun William Tilman & wife

Judgment ? of Duke W. Wiltshire, decd. in the Probate Court of Holmes County - at the December Term 1847.

By Virtue of an execution in the above stated case, to me directed, from the Clerk of the Probate Court of Holmes County - I did, on the 14th day of December 1847 bring the same, on a negro woman named Cill and her infant child and after having given due and legal Notice, according to Law, did on the 7th day of February 1848 - offer and expose to Public sale, before the Court house door, in the Town of Carrollton, within the time prescribed by law, the said Negro woman & child: Then & there Sarah Calhoun having the highest best bidder for the Same, at the Sum of Six hundred & thirty six Dollars, became the purchaser thereof. Therefore, I, James Collins, sheriff of Carroll County - by virtue of the sanctioned in and vested by law, have this day sold and transferred for the said sum of Six hundred & thirty six dollars to the said Sarah Calhoun, all the rights, titles and claims of the said Defendants, as admrs or otherwise, had owned, or possessed to the said Negro woman Cill, and her infant child, To have and to hold the Same, to her & her heirs forever. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand seal, at Carrollton, the 7th day of Feby. 1848.

James Collins, Shff (Seal)

of Carroll County

The State of Miss

Carroll County

Personally appeared before me, Samuel Hart, Clerk of the Probate Court of said County - James Collins, above named, and acknowledged, that he signed, sealed, & delivered the foregoing Bill of Sale as his act and deed, as Sheriff of Carroll County on the day of the date thereof.

Given under my hand and seal of office at Carrollton, this 21st day of August A.D. 1849.

Samuel Hart, Clk

by A. M. Nelson, D.C.

Recd for Record August 21st 1849 - Samuel Hart, Clk

by A. M. Nelson, D.C.

Carroll County


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