Inventory of William Hite

Franklin County
July Term AD 1860
Pages 233-237

An inventory of the personal estate of William Hite deceased taken by William Hite Jr. and Andrew J. Ross Administrators and appraised by John Lewis & Allen Jackman.

No. Description of Property Valuation
1 1 corner cupboard 5.00x
2 1 brass clock 8.00x
3 1 stand small .75x
4 1 fall leaf table 3.00x
5 ten chairs 4.00x
6 1 bed and bedding & bedstead 8.00x
7 1 bed and bedding & bedstead 5.00x
8 1 bed and bedding & bedstead 4.00x
9 3 chests and 1 trunk 2.50x
10 1 lot of shoemaker tools .50x
11 1 large wheel and 1 small wheel 1.00x
12 lot of cupboard ware 1.50x
13 1 coffee mill .25x
14 lot of barrels and cans 2.05x
15 1 churn jar and crock .80x
16 oven led, pot and frying pan 1.00x
17 1 half bushel measure .25x
18 1 small brass kettle .50x
19 5 sugar kettles 5.00x
20 1 shovel & 2 hoes .50x
21 fire shovel & and irons .50x
22 9 pictures & frames .50x
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23 2 buckets, wash pan, strainer and small bucket .50x
24 1 book (the Indian Races of North & South America 2.00
25 1 book (Buchans Domestic Medium? .50
26 1 book ( World Illustrated) 1.00
27 1 book (Masonry by John B. Adams) .50
28 1 book (Mexican War) .25
amount brought forward $59.30
29 1 book (Pic Hist of America) .25
30 2 books Hist Birds & Austrailian Captive .60
31 1 book Universal Traveler .50
32 1 book Life of Gen'l Scott 1.00
33 1 book Shiprecks .50
34 3 Books Adventures & American for Miller .50
35 1 book case & stand 3.00
36 1 pitcher & cruet .25x
37 1 looking glass .50
38 1 wooden clock 1.00
39 1 bureau 5.00
40 1 pr tongs & and irons 1.00
41 1 silver watch 5.00
42 1 lot of crockery ware .75x
43 1 trunnel bed and bedding 1.50x
44 1 chest .50x
45 2 snathes & 3 cradles 3.00
46 2 reap hooks .25
47 3 flax hatchels 1.00
48 1 cockle sive .50
49 1 large jar .25
50 1 set windsor chairs 3.00
51 1 bureau 8.00
52 1 acordeon .25
53 2 pans & coffee pots .50
54 1 mans sadle 8.00
55 1 side saddle 8.00
56 1 shot gun 4.00
57 1 bedstead & bedding 6.00
58 1 pr and irons & stand .50
59 1 mowing scythe & hangings 1.00x
60 1 lot of cooper ware .50
61 1 brace & bits .50
amount brought forward $126.40
62 2 saws and square .50
63 1 pair compasses and nippers .50
64 2 augers, file &c .25
65 2 water buckets .30
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66 2 barrels & wash tub .75
67 4 window sash 1.00
68 1 large grindstone 3.00
69 1 turning lathe & tools 1.00
70 1 small grind stone .25x
71 1 coopers adz, planes &c 1.00
72 1 hand ax .25
73 1 two horse wagon 25.00x
74 1 lot of charcoal 3.00
75 2 books signd of D. J. & Palmers Travels .25
76 1 dung fork .50
77 1 iron tooth rake .25x
78 1 iron tooth rake .25
79 1 hand ax .25
80 1 broad ax, hand ax & mall 1.00
81 1 set of blacksmith tools 40.00
82 nail mates & sets 1.50
83 1 cross cut saw 3.00
84 1 water can .25
85 a lot of files, drawing knives &c 2.00
86 a lot of files, screw plates, punches &c .50
87 a lot of gouges, chizels &c .50
88 a lot of awls irons 1.00
89 1 jack screw 1.00
90 7 augers (different sizes) & fro [widow takes fro @ .25] 1.50x
91 215 lbs of bar iron at 5 per lb 10.75
92 2 saws 1.00
93 1 briar scythe, hoe, &c &c 1.00
amount brought forward $218.95
94 a small lot of steel .50
95 a lot of old copper .25
96 1 set of plow geering .50
97 1 set of waggon gearing 2.00x
98 1 set of plow gearing .50x
99 1 old cross cut saw .75
100 1 copper still, cap and worm 25.00
101 3 large hogsheads 2.25
102 2 barrels & 2 kegs .50
103 2 dippers and scoop shovel .75
104 1 hay stack (by the barn) 6.00x
105 1 small hide 1.50
106 1 large plow, harrow, shovel plow, cutting box and double trees 10.00x
107 a lot of grain bags 1.50
108 2 large plows & 2 shovel plows 2.00
109 1 corn harrow .75
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110 1 pair hay ladders & wagon bows .50
111 1 hay stack (on hill) 4.00
112 1 sorrel horse 30.00
113 1 blaze face sorrel horse (very old) 5.00x
114 1 blaze face sorrel horse 25.00x
115 1 old brindle cow 9.00x
116 4 yearling calves 12.00
117 1 large red cow 12.00
118 1 striped back heifer 10.00x
119 1 small heifer 4.00x
120 1 pided heifer 8.00x
121 1 red heifer 8.00x
122 1 speckled bull 8.00
123 1 red heifer (wart above the eye) 4.00
124 1 red heifer 4.00
125 1 fan mill & scoop shovel 1.50x
126 3 forks, 1 shovel & rake 1.25x
amount brought forward $419.95
127 60 bu of wheat at $1.00 pr bu 60.00
128 100 bu of oats at 35 pr bu 35.00
129 sow and shoats 4.00
130 5 hogs 1st choice 10.00x
131 19 hogs 2nd choice 25.00
132 5 sheep (ewe & lambs) 5.25x
133 16 sheep at $1.25 20.00
134 2 old axes & lot of lead 1.00
135 1 log chane 1.00x
136 1 log chane 1.00
137 1 log chane .50
138 1 old plow .05
139 1 large hogshead 1.00
140 1 shovel & two hors 1.00
142 8 dozen oats at 18 2/4 1.50x
143 1 acrs of rye in the field 1.00
144 3 acres sown by Joe Hite 3.50x
145 9 acres sown by William Hite Sr 6.00

146 1 note on James Perry & A. J. Rose due Jan 1st 1858 dated Jan. 1st 1837 with interest 100.00
147 Note on Thomas Small one day after date & dated Jan 5th 1853 36.36
148 Note on S. E. Watson & Wm C. Holmes due Oct 31st 1856 106.00
149 Note on S. E. Watson due one day after date, dated Oct 23d 1856 9.40
150 Note on S. E. Watson & Wm C. Holmes due Aug 1st 1855 53.00
151 Note on George McCready due Dec 4th 1857 54.90
152 Note on Alexr Pugh & Henry Crowell adue Jan. 11th 1856 31.80
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153 Note on Henry Crowell due 25th Dec 1858 8.50
154 Note on B. F. Farthing due Jan 18th 1852 5.00
155 Note on Daniel & John Barber due May 14th 1853 60.00
156 note on Daniel Barber due Sept 7th 1856 54.00
157 Note on Daniel Barber due November 6th 1855 18.00
158 Note on Daniel Barber due March 1st 1857 27.00
amount brought forward $1162.71
159 Note on John Daniels due 25th December 1855 5.44
160 Note on Daniel Barber due Jan 8th 1858 30.00
161 Note on Simeon Lewis & H. H. Gillen due 15th May 1856 53.25
162 Note on H. and William Faurot due July 10th 1852 51.80
163 Note on A. J. Ross due Jan 2d 1858 with int 100.00
164 Note on Wm Hite and A J. Ross due May 20th 1855 with interest 50.00
165 Note on Cook & Nichols due Sept 29th 1856 with int from Sept 29, 55 100.00
166 Note on P. S. Conner due October 6th 1857 with int 35.00
167 Note on Robert Jamison due May 9th 1853 4.75
168 Note on Wm Hite Jr & A J. Ross due 19th May 1856 50.00
169 Note on Smiley Green & A. J. Ross due 25 Decr 1857 with int from 25 Dec 1856 100.00
170 Note on J. N. Osbon, A Osbon & A. J. Ross due Jan 2d 1858 106.00
171 Note on Robert Jamison & Alex Pugh due Jan 2d 1854 40.50
172 Note on John Barber due April 15th 1857 33.00
173 Amount of money on hand [widow takes $99.70] 545.53x
174 Note on B. L. Conner & James A. Moore due Aug 28th 1855, dated Aug 25th 1854. Credit of $6 Decr 8/56 100.00
175 Note on B. L. Conner due 25th Decr 1857 85.00
176 Note on B. L. Conner due Nov 9th 1856 21.12
177 Note on Jacob Hite due 18th June 1845 104.30
178 Note on Aron Osbon & Dan Barber dued 6th Sept 1857 26.50
179 Bal on Note against Estate of Williamson Pugh 14.69
180 Due bill on W. N. Hite dated 24th May 1856 27.68
181 Bal due on note on John Sutton 1.52
182 Note on Levi Lewis & John Lewis due March 1st 1850 53.00
183 1 note on R. Shriner due Aug 19/55 9.00
184 An account on James W. Wilson 5.00
185 1 Keg of brandy 2.00
186 1 lot of Buckwheat .75
187 1 small keg .25
Total $2921.79

Signed by us this 14th day of March A.D. 1857
John Lewis
Allen Jackman, appraisers

x = List of Property taken by Sarah Hite widow and relict of William Hite deceased late of Franklin County and State of Indiana
widow's selection = $300.00
Received of William Hite Jr. and Andrew J. Ross administrators of the estate of my late husband William Hite deceased the articles charged to me in the foregoing inventory this 13th day of April 1857.
Sarah Hite


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