William Maxwell Inventory

Franklin County
November Term AD 1842
Pages 66-67
[undated, probably taken in May 1840]

An inventory of the goods, chattles and effects of William Maxwell late of Franklin County and State of Indiana deceased taken by James Simmonds administrator of the estate of the said deceased with the assistance of Jared Lockwood and James Beal, appraisers duly called and sworn for that purpose.

9 hogs 18.00
2 cows, 1 calf & 1 yearling steer 15.00
1 plow & clevice 1.50
1 shoe box & some tools & leather 1.50
1 pair haimes, 1 pair old trace chains 1.00
2 iron wedges 0.75
2 clevices 0.75
1 hand mill 0.25
1 mallet 0.75
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1 lott gum? .12
5 gums .12
1 lott quilting frames .12
1 sugar box .06
1 flax brake .12
1 log chain 2.00
1 broad axe 3.00
1 hand saw 0.25
1 drawing knife & 2 augers 0.75
1 pewter dish 0.50
1 half barrel tub .12
3 fowls .37
1 lead ink stand .12
2 table cloths & 1 muslin sheet 0.25
2 meat tubs 0.25
1 frow 1.00
1 tea kettle .12
1 hook, 3 scythes and 1 tomhawk, 1 trowel, 1 pair tongs & 1 sickle 1.00
2 axes & 1 horn & whetstone 0.25
1 bureau, book case, & looking glass 4.50
1 breakfast table & 1 table with a drawer 2.50
6 crocks 0.25
7 table spoons & 8 plates 0.75
7 tea cups and saucers & stone jug .37
3 bottles 0.25
1 mowing cradle .06
1 stan, table & 4 chairs 1.00
2 sugar kettles & bail & 1 skillet .37
1 fire shovel and 1 scythe & snead .37
1 pitch fork & 4 riddles .12
1 tow sheet & 4 bags 1.00
1 meal barrel & 1 tin kettle 0.25
1 pair of shears, 1 funnel, 1 milk skimmer 0.25
1 coffee mill & coffee cannister & pocket compass 0.25
2 whet stones with a number of books 1.50
1 chest 1.00
some flax in sheaf 1.00
1 meal sifter & 1 candle stick 0.25
1 iron hook & powder horn, some powder & lead .12
1 third of the wheat growing to be divided in shock 1.50
1 bottle of turpentine .06
1 case of razors .12
1 meal tray 0.00
1 stone chissel & 1 anvil for hammering dutch scythe .12
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1 big coat & 1 cloak 3.00
1 brown strait coat 1.50
7 pieces of bacon 3.00
1 soap keg & 1 smoothing iron .12
1 half bushel and two troughs 0.25
8 volumes of Rollins history 2.00
2 volumes of Josephus History 2.00
1 Eurbias History 0.75
1 bible 0.50
Cash $54.87

Jared Lockwood
James Beal, appraisers



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