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William Pettit Estate Sale Announcement

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Title

William Pettit Estate Sale Announcement

Subject

Pettit, William
Tisinger, William
Shenandoah County (Va)

Description

Document announcing public sale for the personal property of William C. Pettit, deceased. Pettit was a teacher who had taught for a period in Hardy County and then in Shenandoah County where he died sometime in the early 1850s.

Creator

William Tisinger

Source

Folder 2: William Pettit Collection, Truban Archives, Shenandoah County Library, Edinburg, Virginia.

Publisher

Shenandoah County Library

Date

November 1852

Rights

Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial (CC-BY-NC)

Language

English

Type

Document

Identifier

18-0905-027

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PUBLIC SALE
Will be sold at public sale at the residence of John Pennywit on Saturday the 18th day of December next all the personal property belonging to Wm. C Pettit dec’d. consisting of the following: 1 firstrate horse; 1 saddle and bridle; 1 pair of saddle pockets; 1 gold watch; a large collection of valuable standard works in several departments of literature, some of which are as follows; Gibbon’s History of the decline and downfall of the Roman Empire, Plutarch lives, Hueme’s works, Lochs Essays, Lord Byron and Burn’s poetical (?) works, some Greek and Latin authors, Webster’s large dictionary, some political works, together with a variety of English authors in Biography, Mental and Moral Science, etc, (?) Credit of six months will be given on all sums of five dollars and over, purchasers giving notes with security; for all sums of five dollars and under, the cash will be required. Sale will commence at 10 o’clock, A.M..

November (date not clear ) 1852 Wm Tisinger,

Admin’n of Wm C. Pettit dec’d

Citation

William Tisinger, “William Pettit Estate Sale Announcement,” Shenandoah County Library Archives, accessed November 14, 2018, http://archives.countylib.org/items/show/11762.

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