Notice of Receiver’s Sale of Monticello and Buck Island Estates

RECEIVER’S SALE OF MONTICELLO AND BUCK ISLAND ESTATES, AND OTHER VALUABLE PROPERTY.—In pursuance of a decree of the District Court of the Confederate States of America for the Eastern District of Virginia pronounced on the 27th day of September, 1864, in the case of the Confederate States against George Carr and Joel N. Wheeler, I shall sell, on the 17th DAY OF NOVEMBER, at public auction, on the premises, for cash, in Confederate Treasury notes of the new issue, the following real and personal estate, late the property of Captain U. P. Levy, deceased, an alien enemy:

1. MONTICELLO, a tract of two hundred and eighteen acres of land, in the county of Albemarle, in the State of Virginia, about two miles from the town of Charlottesville, with all the buildings thereon, consisting of a large and commodious brick dwelling-house, with a variety of out-buildings, planned and built by Mr. Jefferson, who owned it and resided there at the time of his death.

2. BUCK ISLAND, a tract of nine hundred and sixty-one acres, about three miles distant from Monticello, and about the same distance from the Rivanna canal. This was once the property of James Monroe, and was by him conveyed to the Bank of the United States, by whom it was conveyed to the said U. P. Levy by deed of record in the Clerk’s Office of the County Court of Albemarle. Much of this land is arable and of good quality, and the rest is heavily timbered with pine, &c., suitable for ship-building.

3. After the sale of the real estate, there will be sold at the same time, and on the same terms, nineteen NEGRO SLAVES, a variety of HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, FARMING UTENSILS, HORSES, CATTLE, HOGS, SHEEP, &c.

The sale will be conducted by D. M. Pattie, Deputy Marshal, who resides in Charlottesville, and will show the property at any time before the sale to any one who may desire to purchase it.


[rece]iver for District No. 3.

Published in the Richmond Daily Dispatch, 11 and 12 Nov. 1864.
Henry L. Brooke
Date Range
November 11, 1864
The Daily Dispatch, Richmond, Virginia