News from The Cartersville Express

The Cartersville Express
Cartersville, Georgia
February 16, 1877, Page 2
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Guardian’s Sale.
Georgia, Polk County.

By virtue of an order from the Court of Ordinary of said county, will be sold on the first Tuesday in April 1877, between the lawful hours of sale, at the Court House door in Cartersville, Bartow county, the following property, to-wit: The undivided one-fifth interest belonging to Jane P. Brooks, of lots of land Nos. 500, 364, 436, 429, 428, 507, 501, 502, 508 and 509, in the 17th district and 3rd section of Bartow county.  Sold as the property of Jane P. Brooks, minor for distribution.  Terms cash.  This February 12th, 1877.

Susan Brooks, Guardian Jane P. Brooks, Minor.


Page 3.

Two Convicts Shot at Bartow Iron Works.

On Monday morning last about sunrise two colored convicts attempted to escape from the guard at the Bartow iron works in this county, when they were fired upon and one of them instantly killed.  The other was seriously wounded.  The wounded one made his escape, but was recaptured in about two hours.  He will probably recover from his wound.


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