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Peacock Bigger

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1756-05-28
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Newspaper advertisement for sale: The Pennsylvania Gazette, 27 May 1756, p. 4
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Advertisement text: "Charles-Town, Cecil County, Maryland, May 17, 1756. TO be sold by way of publick vendue, on Friday and Saturday, the 28th and 29th instant, at the late dwelling house of Mr. Peacock Bigger, late of Charles-Town, deceased, a variety of houshold goods and furniture, among which are, a desk, writing desk, chest of drawers, book-case, several beds and bedsteads, with raised testers, several setts of chairs, &c. together with sundry sorts of copper work, such as copper stills, kettles, tea-kettles, saucepans, gallons, half gallons, quarts, &c. Also a riding chair, a chair horse, a number of books, muskets, bayonets, swords, cutlasses, pistols, carriage guns, blunderbusses, lead and ball, [&c.]. The sale will begin early on each day, and, if the first or second day should be rainy or foul, will be continued on the Monday next following, at the house above-mentioned, where the conditions of said vendue (giving a considerable credit, and many other advantageous terms) may be seen. MARGARET BIGGER, executrix. N.B. The subscriber intending to leave the province in a short time, all persons who have any demands against the estate of the above Peacock Bigger, are desired to bring in their accounts, in order that they may be adjusted: And whoever is indebted to said estate, is requested to make speedy Payment, or may expect trouble from said Executrix."
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~1756
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