W. Ainsworth et al
the first Monday, the 6th day of July 1840, will be exposed to
public sale for cash at the courthouse door of Copiah County, the following
described real estate, viz: West half of
northeast quarter of Section 35, Township one, Range three West, and southwest
quarter of southeast quarter of Section 26, Township one, Range three West;
containing in all 120 acres, more or less.
on as the property of Needham
M. Patrick, and will be sold to satisfy plaintiff’s demands and all costs in
the above stated case.
June 6, 1840
in the June 13, 1840 Southern Star in Copiah County, MS.
note: John Wesley Ainsworth was the
brother of Jane Ester Ainsworth. Jane
was married to Needham M. Patrick.
Apparently Needham Patrick cosigned a note for his brother in law John
W. Ainsworth, and when John Ainsworth couldn’t pay, Patrick’s land was put up
for sale to cover the cost.