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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Overseeing the Poor- 1866

On a chilly night . . .

WOOD FOR SALE- We will sell, at New Kent Courthouse, on the FIRST DAY OF JANUARY NEXT, about FOUR THOUSAND CORDS OF PINE WOOD, situated on the Poor-house land, near New Kent Courthouse, and within two and a half miles of a good landing on the Pamunkey river.
TERMS: Made known on day of sale.
                                                                               JOHN T. HARRIS,
                                                                               JOHN MAYO,
                                                                               JAMES N. GODDIN,
                                                                               WM. R. TUNSTALL.
                                                                                 Overseers of Poor.

-Richmond Daily Dispatch-December 22, 1865

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