A Georgia auctions of Southern pottery, antique and primitive furniture, old law books, wildlife prints and historic local maps are among the items up for bid at an online auction hosted by Liberty Auction in Dawson. This is a large collection from the estate of C. Truitt Martin, a well-known attorney who practiced for more than 40 years in Dawson.
The state’s personal property that isn’t used is either redistributed to other government offices or sold. Surplus is currently offering property for sale to the public through several internet auction providers. If you’re interested, click on the square for the site where you want to bid. If you win, a Georgia Bill of Sale and pick-up instructions will be sent to you.
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Winning bidders will need to present a valid credit card at the time of purchase, or sign up with an account at CTBids and provide a tax-exempt certificate. A 15% buyers premium will be added to the winning bid amount and charged on the final invoice. Sales tax (depending on county) will also be added to the final invoice.
Patt Gunn runs a tour company in Savannah, where she tries to tell the full story of the city’s past. That means visiting caverns where she says enslaved people were likely kept before being sold, and a square that ignored slavery altogether. But she doesn’t think a memorial should be built on the site where slaves were sold, which is now home to a homeless shelter.