1774 Jan 21

The sale of Mr. James Oliver's[1] house and tenements in Cookstown, in the County of Tyrone lately advertised, and lastly adjourned to have been sold the eighth instant, is adjourned to Saturday the 22nd instant. The Cant to be held at the house of Francis Henry[2], innkeeper in said town of Cookstown, between the hours of 10 and 11 o'clock in the forenoon. Mr. James Oliver having gone abroad[3] early out of a tedious sickness, and is being prevented from returning before the day last appointed, from his being taken very ill could not get attending the Cant; but it may be taken for certainty that strict attendance shall be given to the Cant on the day herein mentioned.

Cookstown, January 11, 1774


[1] James Oliver NOTE: there was a James Oliver of Tynan in a news item August 23-26, 1785. NOTE: I have a number of conjectures about various James OLIVERs in the footnotes at http://www.thesilverbowl.com/documents/1785July29_OLIVER-OLIVER.html

[2] Francis Henry

[3] NOTE: I am curious where he might have gone.