Contributed by Susan
Description: Trustee"ôs SalesDate: December 9 1831
Newspaper published in: Frederick, Md.
Trustee's Sale of the Thomas Farm: On Saturday, the 10th of December next, at Matthias E. BARTGIS' tavern, in Frederick City, between the hours of 1 and 3 o'clock, P. M., of that day, the undersigned, acting as trustee under a decree of Frederick County Court, will expose to sale at public auction, on the terms hereinafter mentioned, the following very valuable property, to wit:
The farm whereon Catharine THOMAS now resides, about one mile and a quarter from Frederick, containing about 100 acres, more or less, together with all improvements thereon, consisting of two comfortable dwelling houses, barn, other out-houses, two good orchards, and a considerable quantity of timber. The soil is limestone.
Also a moiety of a small tract of land, adjoining the first named tract, containing one acre and eight perches, more or less. This property will be sold clear of all encumbrance. Purchasers are invited to view the estate prior to the day of sale.
Terms. One half of the purchase money in hand on the day of sale, or on the ratification thereof by the court, for the remaining half, the purchaser must execute to me his bond with approved security, payable in one year from date, bearing interest until paid. On the ratification of the sale and the payment of the whole purchase money, and not before, the undersigned will execute and deliver to the purchaser, at his cost, a deed for the aforesaid property, free from and clear of the claims and rights of the parties in said suit, and of all persons who are the representatives of William THOMAS, deceased.
William R. THOMAS, Trustee
At the same time and place, I will, as agent of my mother, Catherine THOMAS, offer for sale, her mountain log containing 15 acres and 5 perches adjoining the lands of Nicholas HOLTZ and STALEY, near STALEY's saw mill. It is valuable on account of the timer. There is on it a small dwelling house, stable, &c. Terms the same as those named above.
William R. THOMAS,
Agent for C. THOMAS
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Trustee's Sale of the Boteler Property: By virtue of a decree of Frederick County Court, sitting as a court of chancery, the subscriber will offer at public sale, at Mrs. GRIM's tavern, near the premises, on the Harper's Ferry Road, on Saturday, the 10th of December next, at the hour of 11 o'clock, in the forenoon, the real estate of the late Lingan BOTELER, deceased, consisting of 338 acres of land, more or less, situated on the Merryland Tract in Frederick county. This property is situated on the public road, leading from Frederick to Harper's Ferry about 15 miles from the former, and [about 5? unreadable] from the latter place. The land is fertile and in an excellent state of cultivation. The improvements consist of a comfortable log dwelling, a log barn, stabling, &c. There is a second dwelling near one extremity of the farm. It has the advantage of a thriving young orchard. It is conveniently and abundantly watered, having several springs on it and streams of water flowing through it. It has a full proportion of fine meadow and a sufficiency of good timber.
This property is subject to the encumbrance of the dower of Mrs. Sarah E. BOTELER, the widow of said deceased, and will be sold subject thereto, unless her dower shall have been previously laid off.
The farm will be offered either entire or in lots, as may be deemed most expedient on the day of sale. Possession will be given on the first day of April next.
The terms of sale prescribed by the decree, are as follows: One third of the purchase money to be paid on the day of sale, or on the ratification thereof by the court, at the election of the purchaser; the rest in one and two years, with interest from the day of sale, to be secured by the notes of the purchaser or purchasers, with approved sureties.
Henry BOTELER, Trustee