James Allen Records.
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To the Now Lucas P. Thompson Judge of the Circuit court of Augusta County In pursuance of a decree entered in your honorable Court in the cause therein depending and undetermined between Elizabeth Long's administrator against James Allen's heirs & others. I advertised the land directed to be Sold as required for sale on the 20th day of December 1862 - but not having a bid sufficient to justify her in knocking it off I took it down - and readvertised the Sale for this day - and after being put up & kept crying for a proper length of time it was knocked down to Gengs Hasler - he being the highest bidder, at the price of $21.60 per acre - There being by recent survey procured to be made by me. one hundred and ninety acres - at that price makes $4104.00 Deduct cost of Sale paid by purchaser: Cash paid Spectator 9.00 " " Spectator 13.87 " " Surveyor & carriers 22.00 " retained Commission 91.05 145.95 Leaving this sum $3958.05 Into 3 payments 6.18 & 30 months each $1319.35 The purchaser gave M. M. Dull as his security and the bonds are herewith returned February 14th 1863 Copy [illegible]