"House and Lot for Sale, The subscriber offers for sale his House and Lot, in Charlestown, on the main street leading to Alexandria. The dwelling house is two stories high, with a good cellar, kitchen, smoke house, and stable. Back land will be taken in part payment for this property, or will be sold very low for cash. An indisputable title will be given to the purchaser. JOHN WARE, July 21, 1809."
Farmer's Repository October 27, 1809
The article was found in a weekly newspaper in Charles Town, Jefferson Co, VA, which is now in Jefferson Co, WV. (Cheryl Shaw CShaw24206@aol.com December 9, 2006)