Inventory of Matthew Lewis

Franklin County
August Term AD 1846
Pages 276-277
Appraisers sworn 15 October 1844
The following is a full, true and perfect inventory and appraisement of the estate, goods, chattels, rights, credits, moneys and effects belonging to the estate of Matthew Lewis, late of Franklin County Indiana taken by Samuel Lewis and William Morford, administrator of said estate by and with the assistance of [William Gant and Calvin A. Gant] two reputable freeholders of the neighborhood in which said decedent lately resided and in which he died, to wit:

1 field of corn 50.40x
wagon 15.00
sett of geers 5.00
1 lot of hogs 9.00x
1 lot of hogs 3.00
1 stack of hay 2.00
1 lot of corn 4.50
1 lot of wheat 2.00
1 lot of corn 24.00x
1 lot of wheat 8.00
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1 calf 1.00
1 cow 6.00
1 steer 6.50
1 cow 6.00x
1 cow 6.00x
1 calf 1.50
1 stack of wheat 4.00x
lot of oats 3.75
lot of hay 4.00
1 log chain 1.25
1 mare 35.00x
horse 14.00
horse 5.00
1 saddle 3.00
2 little wheels 3.00x
1 sugar kettle 1.50
1 washing tub 0.18
1 feed trough 0.12
1 bbl salt 2.00x
1 churn 0.50
1 lot of potters ware 0.18
1 lot of bbls 0.50x
2 shovel ploughs and singletrees 1.25
1 axe 0.50
1 bed & bedding 4.00x
oven 0.37
1 skillet .18 3/4x
1 tea kettle 0.25x
1 smoothing iron 0.25x
1 frow 0.50
1 grubbing hoe 0.50
1 bar sheer plough 0.50
1 tar bucket .12
1 lot of hogs 6.00

Inventory returned to clerk of court 11th day of November 1844

x = widow's selection



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