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G. Dorsey estate vendue list

G. Dorsey estate vendue list

Descriptive Summary

Title: G. Dorsey estate vendue list
Creator: Moore, William
Creator: Stewart, David
Inclusive Dates: 1808
Language(s): English
Extent: 1 folder(s)
Collection Number: ms863
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Scope and Content

The collection consists of a list of the sale of the effects of the late Mr. G. Dorsey, by his administratix Eliza Dorsey, and administrators, David Stewart and William Moore. The list gives buyer's names, articles bought and price. Instructions for the auction state that "minors, servants and slaves who may bid not to be noticed by the crier." Amounts under one dollar and thirty-three cents to be cash. Purchases over this amount to be allowed credit for 6 months. Total estate amounted to $228.10. Mr Dorsey may have been a blacksmith, for the most expensive item sold was: "1 pair Smith's bellows, and anvil and sledge - $40.00," also a quantity of old iron, wagon wheels, tongues, etc. were sold.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

G. Dorsey estate vendue list, ms863, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Dorsey, Eliza
Dorsey, G. -- Estate
Estate inventories.
Estate sales.
Executors and administrators.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Estate vendue list, 1808 Access Online