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Important will case. --At the recent term of the Circuit Court of Roanoke county, Va., a will case of considerable importance was decided. The Salem Register says: This was an important and highly interesting suit, in which the will of Chileon O. White, deceased, was contested by the Rev. Andrew McDowell and others. Mr. McDowell is from the county of Hanover and married a sister of C. O. White. The amount of property involved is between forty and fifty thousand dollars. The counsel in favor of the will were Messrs. Edmundson and Blair, Watts and Allen, J. B. I. Logan and Colonel Winfield, of Bedford. Those for the contestants, C. G. Griswold, of Richmond, Col. Jno. T. Anderson, of Botetourt, and F. J. Ribble, of Roanoke. After able arguments on both sides, the jury borough in a verdict establishing the will.
$25 reward. --Runaway, on the 29th of March, a woman named Nancy, whom I purchased of H. Stern, of this city. She is of medium size, rather spare made, of a ginger bread color, has a diffident look when spoken to, is twenty-three years old, has a blister scar on her neck. She was sold last Christmas at the sale of Wm. Anderson, dec'd. nine miles above the city. She may now be in that neighborhood, or near Slash Cottage, as she has a mother living at Mr. Wm.Winn's, near that place, in Hanover county. She was hired to Mr. Samuel Allen, of this city, last year, and has a husband hired to Mr. Ballard, at the Exchange Hotel, by the name of Dolphins. I will pay the above reward if delivered to me in Richmond. R. B. Woodward. ap 16--1w*
Trustee's Sale of land and Slaves in Hanover county. --In pursuance of the provisions of a deed of trust, executed to the undersigned by Benjamin T. Doswell, dated January 16th, 1861, and duly recorded in Hanover county, I shall sell at public auction, to the highest bidder, for cash, at New Market, in the county of Hanover,Hanover county, I shall sell at public auction, to the highest bidder, for cash, at New Market, in the county of Hanover, on Tuesday, the 9th day of April, 1861, all the interest of the said Benjamin T. Doswell in the tract of land called New Market, on which Mrs. Lilly Ann Doswell now resides, containing about 537 acres; and also, in 13 Slaves, now held for life by Mrs. Lilly Ann Doswell in the land is a present vested fee in one-third thereof, andcounty of Hanover, on Tuesday, the 9th day of April, 1861, all the interest of the said Benjamin T. Doswell in the tract of land called New Market, on which Mrs. Lilly Ann Doswell now resides, containing about 537 acres; and also, in 13 Slaves, now held for life by Mrs. Lilly Ann Doswell in the land is a present vested fee in one-third thereof, and a vested remainder in fee in one-half of another third. His interest in the slaves is a vested remainder in fee, in one-half. C. G. Griswold, Trustee. Postponement.--In consequence of the inclemency of the weather, the above sale is postponed until Friday, the 19th April, 1861. C. G. Griswold, Trustee. ap 12--T&Ftds
ver, three miles from Beaver Dam Depot, on the Virginia Central Railroad, and half a mile from Green Bay Crossing, the following properly, or so much thereof as may be necessary to pay the debt, $2,084.80, secured by said deed of trust, with interest thereon from the 24th October, 1860, and all costs of preparing and enforcing said deed of trust, selling the Negroes first. The property to be sold is thus described in the deed of trust: "Five Slaves — man Henry, man Ned, boy John, girl Jane, and woman Milly; and the Tract of land, in the county of Hanover, on which the said Burwell B. Dickinson now resides, with all the appurtenances thereof, estimated to contain 56½ acres, being the same land which was conveyed to the said Burwell B. Dickinson by Wm. Hancock, and which adjoins the lands of E. A. Rowzle, Michael Schroeder, and William T. Dickinson." Title believed to be good, but I shall only pass the title vested in me by the deed of trust. John page, Trustee. mh 16--dt19A
$25 reward. --Runaway from my farm, Long Row, Hanover county, about the 8th of January,, a Negro man, named Peter Brown, about 21 years old, of a dark brown color, with a scar on one side of his neck; also a small one on his knee; very long-legged, and upwards of six feet high. The above reward will be paid, if delivered to me, or secured in jail. Wm. J. Carpenter. mh 20--1m*