Inventory of Brinton Gant

Franklin County
July Term A.D. 1853
Page 138-139

On the 3d day of August AD 1852 the said administrator filed in the clerks office aforesaid the following appraisement bill and inventory, and appraisement oath. The following is an inventory and appraisement of the personal property belonging to the estate of Brinton Gant, late of Franklin County, Indiana deceased

1st the equal and undivided one third of one threshing machine 22.50
2. Some 5 or 6 acres of wheat in the field subject to the dower of deMano Cregar 18.00
3. Some 3 or 4 acres of oats subject to rent & decay? 4.00
4. 11 head of hogs 16.50
5. 1 wagon 26.00
6. 2 Peacock & 1 shovel plow 9.75
7. Lot of harness and 1 bridle .50
8. A lot of sugar kettles, four in number 2.00
9. 1 log chain .50
10. 2 pitch forks .50
11. 1 double tree & 2 single tree & 2 open rings .75
12. 2 weeding hoes .25
13. Some acre of corn in field subject to rent by tenant? 2.00
14. Some 14 chickens & 2 turkeys 2.00
15. 1 heifer calf 4.50
16. 1 iron wedge .25
17. 6 chairs 1.50
18. 2 bedsted, 2 beds & bedding 16.00
19. 1 lot of dresser ware, including 3 handkerchiefs 2.00
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20. 5 barrells, 1 wash tub, 1 oven & 1 griddle 1.25
21. 2 tables, 20 ? Clothes, 1 cradle 2.00
22. Axe, scythe & cradle, 1 set andiron & ? Smoothing iron 3.00
23. 1 ? Seive, 1 milk churn, 3 augers 1.00
24. 1 mattock, 1 axe, and 1 jug and 1 ? 2.00
25. 1 pair harness and a neck yoke .30
26. 3 old chair frames .10
27. Money on hand 14.50
account against the Fraternal Mutual Life Insurance Company 500.00
  653.65

Reuben Coley
Elisha B. Jenkins, appraisers

Giles Gant, administrator


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