virtue of an order from a Special Term of the Honorable Probate Court, held in
Gallatin, on Monday the 4th, instantly I shall proceed to sell to
the highest bidder, on Saturday, the 20th day of January next, at
the late residence of Thomas Sanders, deceased, the following property, to wit:
1,384 acres of land lying in the counties of Copiah and Hinds on the waters of
the White Oak, about 9 miles from Burtonton.
On this land there is a good dwelling house and all necessary out
buildings; about 300 acres cleared, on which there is a fine gin and grist
mill. Also personal property of all
descriptions, such as horses, cows, sheep, and hogs, one wagon and oxen,
farming utensils, one set of blacksmith’s tools, household and kitchen
furniture, etc. Also, at the same time
and place, will be offered for hire until the first of January 1839 eleven likely negroes, mostly men and boys, all excellent field hands.
The personal property will be sold on a credit until the 1st of January 1839, the
purchaser giving bond and approved security.
The land will be sold on a credit of one, two, and three years. The purchaser of the land may be required to
give a deed of trust or mortgage on the land to secure the payments thereof;
bond with approved security will be demanded in all instances.
of the Thomas Sanders, deceased
Copiah County, December 9, 1837
Published in the January 13, 1838 Southern Star in Copiah County, MS.