From the Richmond Dispatch, 4/2/1863, p. 2, c. 6

By Goddin & Apperson, Auctioneers.

THE VALUABLE ST. CHARLES HOTEL, AT THE CORNER OF MAIN AND WALL STREETS, IN THE CITY OF RICHMOND, FOR SALE AT AUCTION. – At the request of the owners, we shall offer for sale, at public auction, on the premises, on THURSDAY, the 9th day of April, 1863, at 12 o’clock M, that valuable property known as the ST CHARLES HOTEL, at the corner o Main and Wall streets, fronting on the north side of Main street 71 feet, running back on the east line of Wall street 188 feet to an alley. The buildings are of the most substantial order, four stories high, with basements for coal and wood. On the ground floor there are three handsome stores fronting on Main street, and six stores on Wall street, all occupied by permanent tenants.
The Hotel has over 100 light and airy sleeping rooms, with fire places and other conveniences; three handsom parlors, reception and reading rooms, and a large, spacious dining saloon, with ladies’ ordinary; also, bar room, billiard room, and office. The kitchens have all necessary ovens, ranges, and all modern improvements complete, and each story in the building is furnished with gas, water, and every convenience adapted to the wants of a large hotel.
TERMS. – One-third cash; the balance at one and two years, for negotiable notes, interest added, secured by a trust deed, or all cash, at the option of the purchaser. The taxes and insurance for this year to be paid by the purchaser.
The foregoing real estate is admirably located, being in the heart of the city, equidistant between the Central and Danville depots, and convenient to all the places of business in the city. The present annual rent of the property is about $7,000.
                                                                                                        GODDIN & APPERSON, Aucts.
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