Ashe County, North Carolina 1838 Land Sale

The following is copied verbatim from a loose slip of paper among Ashe County civil action records pertaining to land:

“In Equity. Fall Term – 1838 –

“It is ordered & decreed by the Court upon consideration of the petition & affidavits that the lands mentioned & described in the petition of A.B. McMillan & his wife Mary[,] Harden Cox & his wife & Enoch Reeves & others be sold as th[ese?] prayed for by the Clerk & Master of this court at public auction on the sd [La?]nds taking bond & approved security – giving the purchaser twelve months credit – advertisement for thirty days at the court house – gap civil & one other public place”

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