Inventory of Eli Brooks

Franklin County
July Term AD 1856
Pages 631-632
And afterwards to wit: On the 2nd day of May A.D. 1849, filed in the Clerks Office of said Court the following inventory and sale bill to wit: of the personal property of said deceased and inventory of the of the goods and chattels and effects of Eli Brooks, late of Franklin County, Indiana, deceased by Bradburry Cottrell admr and James W. Johns & Thomas Bennet appraisers called and duly sworn for that purpose.

1 large mare 50.00
20 head of hogs 20.00
5 head of cattle 27.00
wind mill 18.00
15 bu oats (threshed) 3.75
2 casks, 2 pokes? & old but bon? 2.50
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2 grain cradles 3.00
1 peacock & 2 shovel ploughs 5.00
2 scythes & snaths & old fork 2.00
horse gears 5.50
18 bu corn 4.00
sled .50
peacock plow 4.00
2 old hoes, old ox yoke & lock chain 1.50
3 old axes 1.00
grindstone & barrel .75
2 old kettles & bake kettle 2.00
iron pot 1.00
sorrel colt 25.00
yellow colt 12.00
yellow mare 30.00
2 cows 24.00
waggon & beds 20.00
3 old saddles & 2 old saws 4.00
bu barrel & steelyard 1.75
wash pan .50
stove & fixens 18.00
cupboard 2.50
cupboard ware 2.78
flat irons .50
coffee mill, pans &c .80
old churn &c .45
old table tinware, crocks .45
crocks & pans 1.00
spinning wheel .50
old table & churn 2.00
shovel & tongs .75
skillet, ax & old things 2.25
vinegar & barrel 3.00
wheel, reel & barrels 1.75
crock & kettle 1.10
1 bed, bedstead & bedding 10.00
1 bed, bedstead & bedding 11.00
1 bed, bedstead & bedding 3.00
7 bed covers 5.00
bed & bedding 15.00
bed, bedstead & bedding 12.00
clock 5.00
looking glass .50
bureau 9.00
6 chairs 1.50
chest & stand 1.00
20 sheep (supposed to be) 12.00
bottles, candlesticks & pictures 1.00
15 acres of wheat growing in the ground 31.50
total $424.65
1 peacock plough 5.00
total $429.65

James W. Jones
Thomas Bennet, appraisers


Last modified 1 September 2002