Tuesday, December 6, 2011

THE DUKE OF MANCHESTER OWNS PORTADOWN THE TOWN. HERE HE IS SELLING HIS TIMBER IN 1859 THE ARCHIVER IS FUN TO READ THE ENTIRE TOWNS GOODS FOR SALE! THE GOOD OLD DAYS!

http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/NIR-ARMAGH/2002-08/1030283917

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OAK TIMBER
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TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION,
On Tuesday, April 26, 1859,
AT TANDRAGEE CASTLE,
THE property of His Grace the Duke of Manchester,
UPWARDS OF 200 OAK TREES, from 150
years upwards.
Tandragee is within one mile of the Ulster Canal,
and the Dublin and Belfast Junction Railway, to both
of which there is an excellent road.
The Timber will be cut and barked by the Pro-
prietor, after which Purchasers will be Noticed when
the Timber is ready for removal, which must be done
in the course of a month.
Terms--£15 and upwards, approved bills at 3
months, free of Interest. For Cash 2-1/2 per cent.
discount. Purchasers to pay 5 per cent Auctioneer's
fees. Sale to commence at 11 o'clock.
GEORGE TEDFORD, Auctioneer.
April 2, 1959