John Beck Inventory

Franklin County
May Term AD 1841
Highland Township
Page 453-455

The State of Indiana, Franklin County, Highland Township. In the matter of the estate of John Beck late of said county, deceased. Inventory of the goods and chattels which were of the said John Beck taken and valued with the assistance of John Ware and William Chapman, freeholders of the said township, duly sworn to appraise the same at their fair value

1 waggon 80.00
1 bay mare 65.00
1 grey mare 60.00
waggen harness 25.00
1 saddle 5.00
1 bucket 1.00
2 axes 2.00
1 pot trammel 1.00
1 log chain 3.00
2 halters & chains 2.00
1 waggon cover 3.00
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1 Dutch oven 1.25
1 bake iron 1.00
1 tin bucket 0.50
1 gun & powder horn 6.00
1 steelyard 1.50
1 silver watch 10.00
1 waggon whip 1.00
1 bed quilt 9.00
1 bed quilt 10.00
1 bed quilt 4.00
1 coverlit 8.00
1 coverlit 8.00
1 double coverlit 10.00
15 yds fulled linsey 18.45
1 straw bed tick 1.75
1 straw bed tick 1.50
1 straw bed tick 1.50
1 feather bed case 1.75
1 feather bed case 1.75
1 sheet 1.25
1 sheet 1.25
1 sheet 1.37
1 blanket 2.00
1 sheet 1.25
1 sheet (small) .87
1 table cloth 1.00
1 table cloth 1.00
1 table cloth 0.62
29 yds muslin 4.64
shoemakers tools 2.00
11 sacks 5.50
5 bolster slips 2.00
5 towels 0.93
shaving apparatus 0.50
ladle, skimmer & fork 1.00
4 books 0.75
1 bed, bolster & pillows 12.00
3 lb? Feathers 1.50
1 set knives & forks 1.25
1 set knives & forks 1.50
5 spoons .31
6 spoons (small) 0.25
1 set cups & saucers 0.50
pt set cups & saucers 0.25
6 small plates .62
6 plates 0.50
6 large plates 0.75
7 plates .50, 4 dishes 1.12 1.62
2 coffe pots & lanthorn 0.50
  56.00 3/4
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1 clothes brush .31
1 smoothing iron 0.60
2 ropes 0.50
wearing apparel 79.43 3/4
1 bed quilt, bolster, cover, 2 feather bed 24.50
bread trough, pot, frying pan, augers, 2 table clothes 8.25

witness our hands this 9th day of July AD 1837
John Ward
William Chapman, appraisers

To the above is added 170.05

Also the following
Rec'd April 5th of John Beck, ten notes for collection amounting to $154.24 received by me Jacob Beck
Witness my hand July 9th 1837 Emanuel Withers administrator



Last Updated on 11/28/99