NOTICE. SALE AT AUCTION. THE SUBSCRIBER WILL ACTUALLY SELL TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER, ON THE 6TH DAY OF MARCH NEXT, ON THE PREMISES, HIS FARM, (FORMERLY OWNED AND NOW OCCUPIED BY AMOS ANDREWS,) SITUATED ON THE STATE AND RAIL ROADS, 1-2 MILE EAST OF CLAYTON, ADAMS COUNTY. THE FARM CONSISTS OF 240 ACRES, 82 OF WHICH IS GOOD WOOD LAND. THERE ARE ON THE PREMISES 2 GOOD CABINS, 1 FIRST RATE WELL, A NEW BARN 18 BY 40 FEET, 5 ACRES LOCUST GROVE, AND 65 ACRES IN FIRST RATE CULTIVATION, ALL OPEN FOR A SPRING CROP. CONGRESS TITLE. TERMS OF PAYMENT- - 390 DOLLARS CASH IN HAND, AND THE BALANCE IN THREE INSTALMENTS, PAYABLE IN 6, 12 & 18 MONTHS.
NATHAN CLARK. GRIGGSVILLE, FEB. 10, 1840.
REFERENCES. HON. J.H. RALSTON, QUINCY. HON. H. FELLOWS, RUSHHILLE...
Griggsville, Illinois: 1840. Broadside, printed in bold type, 7-1/2" x 9-3/8." A couple of blank corner chips and small blank margin holes. Ink manuscript notations on the otherwise blank verso. A remarkable survival. Very Good.
Griggsville is a little town in Pike County, between the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers, in west central Illinois. We are not surprised that we have not located a record of this document. Item #38820