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Richard Rudd Estate Sale broadside, 1833



Richard Rudd Estate Sale broadside, 1833


Advertisement by executor James Rudd for an estate sale in Nelson County, Kentucky, on 12 September 1833, for the deceased Richard Rudd's belongings, including furniture, books, livestock, and other items.



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Rudd, Richard




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EXECUTOR'S SALE. ON the 30th September, 1833, will be sold to the highest bidder, on credit of twelve months, at the late residence of Richard Rudd, dec'd., in Nelson county, on Cox Creek -- All his Personal Property, consisting of Household and Kitchen Furniture, a large Law Library, and valuable library of Miscellaneous Books, consisting of Histories, Poetry, Novels, &c. Twelve or fifteen head of Horses, among which there are some valuable Mares and Colts; between 60 and 70 head of SHEEP: between 80 and 100 HOGS; a valuable stock of CATTLE, among which there are some valuable English Cows and Heifers, and two well grown MALE CALVES: 75 acres of growing CORN, considered very good; 8 or 10 stacks of OATS: about the same quantity of RYE; 2 or 3 stacks of TIMOTHY HAY; about the same of CLOVER HAY, and two sheds of -- Salted Clover Hay: And other articles, WOOL, &c. --Which will be sold on the day of sale. Terms and condi tions of the sale will be more particularly made known on the day of the sale. Bond, with approved security, will be required of the purchasers for all sums over $5: and for five dollars and under, the cash must be paid down. The sale to commence at the time above stated, and to continue from day to day until the whole of the property shall be sold. JAMES RUDD, Executor of Richard Rudd, dec'd. 12th Sept., 1833


Rudd, James, “Richard Rudd Estate Sale broadside, 1833,” The Filson Historical Society Digital Projects, accessed February 22, 2024,