James M. Scott

The Cartersville American
Cartersville, Georgia
August 25, 1886, page 2
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Georgia -- Bartow County

To all whom it may concern: S. V. Stewart has in due form applied to the undersigned for  letters of administration de bonis non on the estate of James M. Scott, late of said county, deceased, and I will pass upon said application on the first Monday in October next.  Given under my hand and official signature, this 23rd day of August, 1886.

J. A. Howard, Ordinary.
Bartow County, Ga.


The Cartersville American
November 17, 1886, page 2

Georgia – Bartow County.

To all whom it may concern:
S. V. Stewart and A. M. Foute, Administrators of James M. Scott, deceased, has in due form applied to the undersigned for leave to sell the lands belonging to the estate of said deceased and said application will be heard on the first Monday in December next.  This 1st November, 1886.

J. A. Howard, Ordinary.


December 29, 1886
Page 3

Administrator’s Sale.
Georgia, Bartow County.

By virtue of an order from the Court of Ordinary of Bartow County, will be sold on the first Tuesday in February, 1887, at the Court House door in said county, between the legal sale hours the tract of land in said county whereon James M. Scott resided at the time of his death, to-wit: Lot of land number 170, containing 160 acres, more or less, also 122 acres more or less pf lot number 171, being all of said lot which lies east of the public road leading from Adairsville to Calhoun.  Also the south half of lot number 161, containing eighty acres, more or less, and bounded as follows: beginning at the southeast corner of said lot and running north 90 poles, thence west to the western boundary of said lot, thence with the bed of Oothcaloga creek to the south line of said lot, thence to the point of the beginning.  Also one hundred acres off of the east side of lot number 193, the dividing line running north and south.  Also fifty-four acres, more or less, off of the north side of lot No. 169, bounded on the north by public road which separates said fifty-four acres from lot 170, and on the west by public road leading from Adairsville to Calhoun, also three and one-half acres, more or less, of same lot (No. 169) lying south of, and adjoining, said 54 acres, bounded on the east by lands of Tatum and others and on the west by public road.  All said lots and parts of lots lying in the 15th district and 3rd section of Bartow county, Georgia, and containing 519 ½ acres, more or less, about 380 acres cleared and in high state of cultivation balance timbered. Improvements – large brick dwelling, ten rooms, well finished, with all necessary outbuildings, barns, stables, tenant houses, etc.  Good wells and springs.  A fine stream of water runs through the farm, and Oothcaloga creek forms part of the western and northwestern boundary.  As a grain and stock far, this has no superior, and but few equals.  Fine pastures, well watered, a beautiful lawn of 35 acres, a fish pond and orchards.  The whole making one of the most desirable places in North Georgia.

Also lot of land number forty-five, in the 15th district and 3d section of Floyd county, Ga., containing 160 acres, more or less, unimproved, well timbered.  This property is known as the John H. Fitten farm, situated on the W & A. railroad, one mile north of Adairsville, Ga., and sold as the property of the estate of James M. Scott, late of said county, deceased, for the payment of debts and for distribution.  Titles unquestioned. Terms: one-third cash, balance in one and two years, with interest from date at seven percent per annum, to be secured by a mortgage on the premises.  For further particulars apply to the administrators.  This December 28th, 1886.

A.M. Foute, Cartersville, Ga.
S. V. Stewart, Charleston, S. C.
Administrators estate J. M. Scott, deceased..


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