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Justice Frank J. and Virginia Williams
This public sales receipt, dated March 2, 1838, certifies that David Pritchett purchased Block 5, lots 1-2 for the price of twenty dollars and 42 cents and states that unless the estate purchased by him is redeemed within two years he will be entitled to a deed for the same. The receipt is signed by Simeon Francis, the clerk. "Youngfield Tax Title" is written on the back of the receipt.
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Public Sales Receipt, Simeon Francis, March 2, 1838, Original Manuscript Collection, Frank and Virginia Williams Collection of Lincolniana, Mississippi State University Libraries.