Guide to the Land Sale Paper, New England City, Georgia, April 15, 1890

Summary Information

Title: Land Sale Paper, New England City, Georgia, April 15, 1890
Collection: AC.522
Extent: 0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Abstract:

This is a single item, an announcement of an opening land sale in New England City, Georgia on April 15, 1890 by T.A. Frierson, Auctioneer. Describes amenities of the town and area, urging investment.

Creator: unknown

Biographical/Historical Note

This flyer describes the sale by auction of city lots in New England City, Georgia. It describes the holding of the New England Company (17,000+ acres) and the site and amenities of New England City. The President of the company is Gov. Roswell Farnham, and the auctioneer is T. A. Frierson. The auction began on April 15, 1890 and could have "continued two or three days, as the Directors may determine".

One internet account related that "town lots were sold at auction and bids were received by telegraph, letter and in person. The sale days were well advertised, and there was much excitement in the community."

Scope and Contents

This flyer describes the sale by auction of city lots in New England City, Georgia. It describes the holding of the New England Company (17,000+ acres) and the site and amenities of New England City.

Arrangement

This collection is a single-item collection.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for use in the Dougherty Reading Room. An appointment for research is recommended. The Dougherty Reading Room is located on the 4th floor of Belk Library in Special Collections.

Acquisitions Information

This was purchased from Bookworm and Silverfish in 2000. Accession number AC.2001.024

Processing Information

Processed by Anita Elliott, March 2013. This collection was processed as part of a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission. The grant funded extensive processing of the backlog within the W. L. Eury Appalachian Collection between 2012 and 2014.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], AC.522: Land Sale Paper, New England City, Georgia, W.L. Eury Appalachian Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, USA.

Container List

Land Sale Paper, 1890 ACSC_Box 15.20