Inventory of Michael Hudson

Dearborn County
May Term AD 1843
Lawrenceburgh
Pages 446-447

Pleas and proceedings held in Wilmington in and for the County of Dearborn and State of Indiana before the Honorable Theodore Gazlay, Judge protem of the Probate Court of said County at the Term of May in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Forty Three
Estate of Michael Hudson deceased, final settlement, Edwin P. Bond Executor.
Be it remembered that heretofore to wit: At the Term of May in the Year A.D. 1841, on the Twentieth day of May in the Year One Thousand and Eight hundred and forty one "Letters Testimentary with a copy of the will annexed were granted by the Probate Court of Dearborn County to Edwin P. Bond the executor named in said will of the Estate of Michael Hudson late of said County deceased and Bond taken in the sum of $200 with William Steele as his security which Bond and security is approved by the Court and the said Executor was duly sworn"
And Afterwards to wit: on the Twenty second of May in the year last aforesaid come the said Executor and files in the office of the Clerk of the Dearborn Probate Court a certain Inventory and Appraisement of the Personal and Real Estate of the aforesaid deceased which reads in the words and figures following to wit "A list and appraised value of the Property, Goods, Chattels, effects &c of which Michael Hudson (late of Dearborn County State of Indiana) died seized (to wit)

One half of In[?] lot No ___ with two small frame buildings thereon situate in New Lawrenceburgh Dearborn County & State of Indiana and valued at 400.00
a lot of 3 feather beds & pillows 10.00
4 bedsteads 8.50
4 straw bed ticks 4.00
3 quilts & 5 coverlids 9.50
3 blankets & 1 counterpaine 10.00
6 sheets 2.50
1 beaureau 4.00
1 mantle clock 7.00
2 chests 4.00
1 small sugar desk 1.50
2 tables & 1 oil cloth cover 5.00
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1 small looking glass .37
tea pots & 1 sugar bowl 1.50
2 decanters & 4 tumblers .75
2 wine glasses & 1 lamp .50
1 glass stand, 2 pitchers 1.00
1 glass jar .25
44 pieces common cupboard ware 2.25
1 lot old bottles .75
1 lot tin & stone ware 1.75
1 coffee mill .25
1 new set knives & forks 2.00
1 lot of old knives & forks .50
13 chairs 5.50
1 brass kettle (small) .75
1 lot castings 3.50
shovel & tongs 1.00
1 crane, hooks &c 1.50
2 smoothing irons .50
Pair steelyards 1.00
1 candlestick & snuffers .50
2 axes & 1 grindstone 1.50
1 work bench & loose boards .50
1 chest carpenters tools 7.25
3 tubs & 1 churn 2.00
3 buckets .75
1 spinning wheel 7.00
1 seive & hatchet .50
2 bread bowls .25
1 stove & pipe 4.00
3 wash boards .50
2 spades & 1 shovel 1.00
1 mattock 1.00
1 cleaver .75
part of keg of white lead .50
5 kegs & 4 bblls .50
1 garden hoe & rake .25
2 bbls lime .25
1 half bushel .25
26 light sash & glass .50
12 8 by 10 glass .37
2 bridles & 1 scythe blade .50
2 grass lines & 2 chains .25
lot of old iron .12
1 milch cow 13.00
also cash on hand 7.00
account against Joseph Smith 10.87
account against Hughes dec'd (digging grave) 3.00
account against Stranger (digging grave) 3.00
The wearing apparel of the dec'd not valued in the above account
$553.50

We the undersigned appointed by the Executor in the Estate of Michael Hudson deceased accoring to his last will and testament to value and appraise his goods chattels and effects being duly sworn do hereby certify that that the above list of goods, effect &c of the sd. Michael Hudson is correct as far as has come to our knowledge and that the amounts as carried out is our valuation and appraisement thereof according to the best of our Judgment.
Signed & sealed with our hands this 21st day of May AD 1841
Lawrenceburgh Dearborn County & State of Indiana
William S. Durbin
Davis Woodward
Josiah Belden

[sale was held June 25th 1841]


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