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Early Settlers in Walla Walla

"Sheriff Sale"

by Shaun Reeser

Source: Washington Statesman, Vol. I, No. 4, December 20, 1861, page 3, column 1

Subject: Announcement of a property sale to settle debt.

Synopsis: Another notice of a Sheriff’s sale in support of Baldwin, but against C. Langley. This notice also ran in Vol. I, No. 5, December 27, 1861, page 3, column 1.


Sheriff Sale
County of Walla Walla }

Notice is hereby given that by virtue of a writ of execution issued out of the District Court of Walla Walla county [sic], W.T., and to the undersigned directed, upon a certain judgment rendered in said county on 23d [sic] day of October, 1861, in a suit therein pending in the sum of $471,15, [sic] interests and costs, in favor of Samuel Baldwin and against C. Langley, I will, on Monday the 30th December, sell at public auction in the town of Walla Walla, W.T., at 12 o’clock, noon, to the highest bidder, for cash, one dark sorrel Stallion [sic], levied upon as the property of Said [sic] Langley, the proceeds thereof to apply on said judgment, interests, costs and accruing costs.

Per Geo. H. Porter, Dept.
Dec. 12, 1861. 4w2

This notice also ran in Vol. I, No. 5, December 27, 1861
Page 3, Column 1.

(Above notice is linked to Frontier Justice Record WAL 338.)

Transcribed by Shaun Reeser