IMPORTANT SALE OF DRAUGHT SHEEP
(FROM THE WALKS OF BUTTERMERE
AND GATESGARTH), CATTLE, HORSES
Messrs. MITCHELL, Auctioneers, Cockermouth, beg to intimate their
instructions from Messrs, John CLARK, Thomas COWMAN, and Edward NELSON (who have agreed
jointly to dispose of their Draught Sheep, &c.) To Sell by Auction, upon the
Green, in front of the Fish Inn, Buttermere, on Friday, the 15th day, of
October, 1869, 600 Draught Sheep, Cattle, Horses, &c., &c.
The following property of Mr. John CLARK; One Back-end calving cow;
One Geld Heifer; 100 Draught Ewes; 20 Draught Four Year old Wether and Gimmer
The following, the property of Mr. Thomas COWMAN: One Bay Filly,
rising..Two year old, by "Garibaldi," very promising for Husbandry; 40 Draught
Ewes; 40 Draught Wethers; 20 young sheep.
The following, the property of Mr. Edward NELSON: One Back-End Calving
Heifer, One Geld Cow; 200 Draught Ewes, 60 Draught Four year old Wethers, 140
Young Sheep of different ages.
At the same time, a number of prize Herdwick Rams will be sold or let
for the season.
Mr. NELSON's flock of Herdwicks needs no comment, having for the last
20 years taken the Lion's Share of prizes, at the Royal and District Shows.
The other two flocks are widely and justly celebrated for their soundness and
Credit until the first day of december next, upon approved Bills, or
the usual amount of cash.
Sale to commence at One o'clock, p.m. for Half-past precisely.
September 24th, 1869