A Newspaper Ad by James Cave

This advertisement appeared in the Fredericksburg, Virginia, newspaper Virginia Herald (October 19, 1836) on page ? column 2.



The undersigned being desirous of removing to the South, offers for sale this well known stand, on which he resides, containing Two Hundred & Fourteen Acres; the greater part of which is in wood. The improvements are good, and in good repair; the situation healthy, and the neighborhood genteel; the distance from Falmouth 8 miles on the road leading to Warrenton. There is on the premises a new store-house, where there has been a profitable business done.

I will also sell 400 acres of LAND, adjoining Hartwood, all of which is in wood -- some very fine timber. Terms will be accommodating; if not sold before the 26th of the present month, I shall then offer it to the best bidder, at Hartwood Tavern -- on which day, I shall offer for sale at auction, my remaining


My stock of horses, cows, hogs, sheep, &c; 100 barrels of corn, fodder, shucks, straw, &c; with all my household and kitchen furniture, all nearly new and in good order.--

Two wagons and one ox-cart, and one pair of good oxen; farming utensiles, with two sets of blacksmith tools. (new) --One wagon & five horses, with harness complete. Sale will continue from day to day until completed.
Terms of Sale. -- For all sums of ten dollars and upwards, a credit of nine months will be given, the purchaser giving bond with approved security --under that sum, the cash will be required.
At the same time, will be hired for the next year, THREE LIKELY NEGRO MEN.
                                                               JAMES CAVE.
Hartwood Tavern,}
Oct.19, 1836.}

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