Broadside for the estate sale of Robert Skeen including ten enslaved people

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This broadside advertises the estate of recently deceased Robert Skeen, owner of the Eagle Hotel and a farmer in Covington, Virginia. The list of property to be sold is: [The "EAGLE HOTEL," and other lots in the Town of Covington; a FARM adjoining the town; several LOTS AT THE DEPOT of the Central and Covington & Ohio Railroad; other tracts of land in the County of Alleghany; all and EVERY KIND OF FURNITURE used in connection with the Hotel; Wagons, Plows, Horses, Cows, and all other kinds of FARMING IMPLEMENTS….; a large number of HAIR and other MATTRASSES, Feather beds, Bedding and Blankets; also, Bacon, Flour, Corn,…; also 4 NEGRO MEN, 2 WOMEN, 2 BOYS & 2 GIRLS. Everything sold without reserve.]. The advertisement was posted on March 18, 1862, by Ira F Jordan and William Skeen, executors of Robert Skeen's estate. Date: 1860s. Record ID: nmaahc_2015.222.10.

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