Friday, March 17, 2017
Farm for Sale in Granby, Connecticut, in Connecticut Courant August 2, 1814
While searching for articles on the capture by the British of Eastport, Maine during the War of 1812, I came across this interesting advertisement for a farm in Granby, Connecticut in the August 2, 1814 issue of the Connecticut Courant.
In the state of Connecticut, town of Granby, situated about one mile from Mr. John Willey's, bounded westerly on the turnpike road leading from Granby meeting-house to East Granville -- one hundred and fourteen acres of Land, a good house and barn; the farm is suitably divided into plow land, wood land, fencing timber, mowing and pasturing; is in good state of cultivation, and well fenced; has a good flourishing orchard, and is well watered. Any person wishing to purchase will please to call on the subscriber in Middletown, or Mr. John Willey in Granby, living near said farm, who is authorised to give terms of sale.
Middletown, July 9 if82
A map of Granby, Connecticut:
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