The Gocup Run for Sale
16 February 1860 The Sydney Morning Herald
The Gocup Run, together with 1000 cattle, more or less, and 30 head of horses.
Terms at sale.
Mort and Co. have been instructed by John Archer Broughton, Esq., to sell by public auction at the Rooms, Pitt-street, at 11 o'clock, on Tuesday, 27th March.
That compact well-known station The Gocup Run, situate on the Tumut River, within about 10 miles of Adelong.
It is surrounded by the runs of Messrs. M'Evoy, Stuckey, West, Broughton, and Vyner, and is estimated as capable of carrying 1500 cattle.
The improvements comprised three good huts, drafting and milking yards, fitted with panel, bails, &c.
With The Gocup Run will be sold 1000 cattle more or less, consisting of 400 to 500 cows, 40 to 50 bullocks, and the remainder of steers and heifers in about equal proportions.
Most of the cattle have been bred on the run, and are therefore thoroughly broken into it. They are of a fair average quality, and in good condition.
Also, 30 head of horses, consisting of mares, colts and fillies.
This property is within 60 miles of the new rush, which will open up another market for stock and add to its value.
The purchaser will also have the privilege of purchasing under the pre-emptive right, some of the best lands in the District.