Moderately foxed, one vertical and four horizontal creases (this was likely mailed), 1 inch tear to middle crease. 1836 Broadside. Full text reads: 'Vendue. The subscriber will offer for sale at public auction, at his residence in Chatham, on the 28th of March, inst., commencing at 10 o'clock, A.M., the following personal property, consisting of a lot of first rate Cows, 1 yoke of Oxen, 1 yoke of 2 year old Steers, Young Cattle, 100 Sheep, Hogs, 1 Ox cart, ploughs and farming utensils, of every description, together with household furniture, and many other articles not mentioned. Terms of Sale. On all sums exceeding $5, a credit of 6 months with approved Notes without interest, if paid when due, otherwise interest from date. Under that sum, Cash. N.B. In order to close the sale in one day, early attendance is requested. John Gifford. Chatham, March 4, 1836.' Gifford is listed in the 1850, 1860, 1870, and 1880 censuses as a farmer in Phelps, NY (Ontario County), so this sale was apparently occasioned by an earlier relocation. According to the census data, he would have been in his early 40s at this point, with three children. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: 1836 Broadside Advertising Public Auction of...
Publication Date: 1836
Book Condition: Good
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