News from The Standard

The Standard
Cassville, Georgia
January 8, 1857, Page 2
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Brought To Jail,

On the 5th of October, a negro boy, calling himself Bill, and says that he belongs to William Mills, near Shrevesport, Texas.  Said boy is about 5 feet, 9 inches high, of dark complexion, about 35 years old, and weighs about 165 pounds.  The owner is requested to come forward, prove property, pay charges and take said negro away, or he will be dealt with as the law directs.

T. R. Trammell
Sh’ff and Jailor of Fannin


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The subscriber offers for sale his plantation, containing 320 acres—70 of which are cleared—lying in the 1041st district, G. M., 6 miles east of Cassville, and about 6 miles from Five Iron Furnaces.  The improvements are tolerably good.  There are two No. 1 Iron ore beds, on the premises.  Terms made easy to purchasers, and if not sold at private sale, will be sold before the court house door in Cassville, to the highest bidder.  Come and see the plantation.

E. W. Burford.


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Valuable Town Property For Sale!
The undersigned is offering to sell a House and lot in the town of Cassville, known as the
whereon Dr. S. C. Edgeworth now lives.  The building has EIGHT comfortable rooms, good kitchen, and dining room, garden, wood Lot, Stables &c, which I will sell upon reasonable terms.  Call, soon, as I am determined to sell upon application, provided I can make myself safe.
J. A. Terrell
Cassville, June 5


Architect and Builder.
Cassville, Geo.
Informs the citizens of Cass and the adjoining Counties that he is permanently located at the above named place, and will attend promptly to all orders in his line of business.
Cassville, Ga., Dec. 13, 1855


Cass Sheriff Sales
[Only those mentioning the sale of slaves.]

One negro man George, 35 years old, tanner; one man, Norman, 40 years old; one woman Jenny, 38 years old; one Jack, 7 years old; one mule, 5 years old; one mule, 3 years old; two two-horse wagons; one buggy and harness; one bay mare, eleven years old; levied on as the property of Gordon & Terrell, to satisfy sundry fi fas from Cass Superior and Inferior Courts in favor of Banks, Land & Co. one in favor of Wiley Banks & Co., and other fi fas in my hands vs. Gordon & Terrell.  Property pointed out by J. D. Terrell.

One negro woman Hannah, 25 years old; -- levied on as the property of E. A. Tomlin to satisfy a fi fa from Cass Superior Court in favor of Alexander W. Gordon and other fi fas in my hands vs. E. A. Tomlin.

One negro boy by the name of Crawford, about 6 or 7 years old; levied on as the property of defendant to satisfy a fi fa from Cass Superior Court, in favor of Carpenter & Burke vs William Morris.


Letters of Guardianship

John Smith “applies to me for letters of Guardianship for Samuel Elijah, John Lewis, Wm. Elias, and Milly Maria Smith—his children.”


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