William Peek

 
The Courant American
Cartersville, Georgia
August 30, 1888, Page 8
 
Transcribed by 2006
 

For Sale.

By virtue of an order issued from the Superior court of Bartow county, Georgia, under section 4003 of the Code of 1882, will be sold for the purpose of partition and division between the tenants in common: Mrs. Mary C. Jones, Mrs. Virginia N. Richardson, Julius P. Jones, Evans E. Jones, Richard H. Jones, Estelle F. Jones and Percy J. Jones, before the court house door in Cartersville, Ga., within the legal hours of sale, on the first Tuesday in November, 1888, the following real estate, to wit:

A certain tract or parcel of land in the town of Stilesboro, in Bartow county, and known as the Mosely & Reed lots, containing eleven (11) acres, more or less, and adjoining the lands of the Dr. Steven’s estate, J. R. Henderson and Dr. Beasley.  Said lot having upon it a good, comfortable five room frame residence, with suitable tenant houses, smoke house and stable; all in good repair.

Also tract No. 1, containing two hundred and thirty-five (235) acres, more or less, and comprising all of lots numbers one thousand one hundred and forty-four (1144), one thousand one hundred and forty five (1145) and one thousand two hundred and fourteen (1214), and 30 acres of one thousand two hundred and thirteen (1213), and 35 acres of one thousand two hundred and thirty five (1235), and 10 acres of one thousand two hundred and thirty six (1236), and 35 acres of one thousand two hundred and eighty six (1286), and 5 acres of 11 in the 18th district and 3rd section of Polk county, GA.  All of said fractional parts of said lots lying north and west of Euharlee creek, the center of the creek being the line.  Upon this tract is located a deposit of 6 or 7 acres of good brown hematite iron ore.  This tract contains 80 acres of wood land, and 155 acres in cultivation, 68 acres being first bottom and 87 acres of second bottom, and all well watered by Euharlee creek on north and east sides.  Also,

Tract No. 2, containing 280 acres, more or less, and comprising all of lots Nos. one thousand one hundred and forty six (1146), one thousand one hundred and fifty nine (1159), one thousand two hundred and sixteen (1216), one thousand two hundred and thirty three (1233), one thousand two hundred and thirty four (1234), one thousand two hundred and eighty seven (1287), one thousand two hundred and eighty eight (1288).  80 acres of this tract is woodland, and the remainder in cultivation, a portion being very fine bottom land, the balance first class upland.  On this tract is located a good four room frame dwelling, a lasting well, and a large gin house; also, about 5 acres of good iron ore.  Also,

Tract No. 3 containing 200 acres more or less, comprising lots Nos. one thousand one hundred and sixty (1160), one thousand two hundred and seventeen (1217), one thousand two hundred and eighteen (1218), one thousand two hundred and thirty two (1232), one thousand two hundred and eighty nine (1289).  100 acres of this tract is in cultivation, a portion being fine bottom and the remainder good upland.  The remainder of the tract is woodland.  On this tract are located several comfortable tenant houses, with stables, one new barn and plenty of good water. 

All of said above lands are located in the 17th district and 3rd section of Bartow county, Ga., except 5 acres in Polk, as above described, and better known as the Dickerson plantation, on Euharlee creek, two miles from Taylorsville on the E. & W. R. R., and 14 miles west of Cartersville.  The said Dickerson plantation has long enjoyed the reputation of being one of the finest bodies of land in Bartow county or Cherokee Georgia.

The late William Peek, of Polk county, universally conceded to be one of the best judges of farming lands in the State, and who was never known to purchase an acre of poor land, bought said plantation at public outcry for the sum of $17,500.00

The above property will be sold on the following terms: One third cash, the balance in two equal payments due in one and two years, with interest from date at 8 per cent per annum.  One hundred dollar notes will be required on the deferred payments and bond for title given.  Titles perfect to all of said property.

Parties who wish to examine said tracts before the day of sale can have the boundaries pointed out by consulting Mr. Tom Williams, a tenant on the place.  August 29, 1888.

B.F. Smith
C. P. Sewell
B. T. Leake
Commissioners.

 

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