1798 Sheriff's Sale Mentions Joseph Reeves

1798 Sheriff's Sale Mentioning Joseph Reeves

Halls Wilmington Gazette
Vol. 2, Issue 65
March 29, 1798

Sheriff's Sale.

PURSUANT to a Writ of Execution issued from the Court of Brunswick County, and directed to me, hearing tell the 30th of January last past, Will BE Sold, on Thursday the 12th day of April next; at Ashton Barn, in Bladen County, late the residence of George Weare, Esquire, now deceased, and now in the hands of the Trustees of the University of North Carolina by Escheat, or so much of the same as will be necessary to satisfy said Execution; that is to say,

Ashton Barn,

THAT valuable improved Plantation, whereon the said Geo. Ware sometimes resided, in this county, situate on the south side of the Northwest river, between the lands called Newfields and Mr. Peter Gourier's Plantation, containing by estimation 170 acres more or less.

Two Tracts of Land of 640 acres each, adjoining or near to Colley Swamp, in said county. Patented by Joseph Howard.

Also, on Tract containing 640 acres, in the same county, near South river, and adjoining Lands now or Latterly the property of Joseph Reeves. Patented to C. Sutton.

T. W. Harvey, Sheriff.
Bladen County N. Carolina
14th February, 1798

N.B. If Ashton Barn does not bring a good price, it will probably be purchased by a person willing to rent it out, and be put up to lease at said Public Auction.

Source: Public Domain microfilm, The North Carolina Newspaper Digitization Project, North Carolina State Archives.