Inventory of David McCaw

Franklin County
June Term A.D. 1852
Springfield Township
Pages 20-25

On the 24th day of December A.D. 1849, the said administrator [John Wynn] filed in the office of the clerk of the Probate Court of Franklin County the following appraisement of the goods and chattels, rights, credits and effects belonging to the estate of David McCaw, deceased, late of Springfield Township, Franklin County, Indiana appraised Sept 1st 1849

1 bay horse 50.00
1 black horse 50.00
1 young bay mare 55.00
1 young bay horse 50.00
1 year old bay colt 27.50
1 lot of sheep 15.75
2 calves 6.00
1 red short tail cow 7.50
1 bull 7.50
1 yearling bull 3.50
2 calves 5.00
36 hogs 96.00
1 lot of oats 12.00
1 lot of hay 99.00
1 lot corn in the crib 15.00
field of corn subjt to gathering the whe? 5.40
1 field of corn S of road 63.00
west orchard 16.80
of patch of potatoes 3.75
1 two horse waggon 40.00
1 set plow gears & bridle 2.60
1 pr check lines .87
1 set hind gears & collar 5.50
2 blind bridles 1.50
3 collars 1.00
1 belly band .12
1 head halter & tred'g chains?? .50
1 fanning mill 3.00
1 cutting box .25
1 shovel .25
1 dung & 2 hay forks .62
1 leading line .18
2 measures .25
1 lot of bags 1.62
1 scoop shovel & spade 1.00
1 wheel 1.50
3 kegs .15
1 pr steel yards 1.00
1 oven & lid & sad irons .75
1 gun, shot pouch & powder horn 6.00
1 book case .10
1 bed, bedding & bedstead 9.00
3 stands bees 9.00
1 lot lumber 2.25
1 lot scantling .75
1 stick timber 1.25
1 stick timber 1.00
1 stick other timber .50
1 stick other timber 3.50
1 stick other timber 2.50
1 stick old timber 1.00
horse rake 1.25
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1 horse harrow 2.25
1 two horse harrow 2.00
double tree, single tree & clevice .75
1 stretcher & 2 short singletrees .62
1 grind stone & crank 1.50
1 lot of old barrels in smoke house .30
1 clevice & chain .25
1 lot of old irons .12
1 log chain 1.40
1 double tree (old) .10
2 tar cans .20
1 lot barrels & bee boxes .30
1 scythe & 2 sneaths 1.37
1 sickle & corn knife .25
1 crane .30
2 mall knots .50
2 mens & 1 womans saddle 9.75
1 lot augers, chissles & trimmers hook 1.20
1 reflector .15
1 lot bottles medicine & box .28
1 lot barrels .30
1 wagon cover 1.37
1 lot of lasts .05
1 pr martingales .25
of a cross cut saw 1.00
2 axes 1.00
2 saddles .75
1 clevice .15
1 cradle & sickle 1.00
1 shaving horse .25
1 old grind stone & crank .15
1 grub hoe .75
1 hay rigging 3.50
1 dresser .50
1 lot of books 8.25
1 wheel barrow 2.00
1 lot of harness leather 4.00
1 lot shingles 1.00
The following arciles taken by the widow of deceased at appraisement  
1 bay mare & colt 52.50x
15 head of sheep 11.25x
1 muly cow 10.00x
1 red heifer 7.50x
1 spotted cow 12.50x
1 red heifer 6.00x
1 spotted sow & pigs 4.00x
1 spotted hog 2.00x
1 lot of wheat 8.00x
1 feed basket .10x
2 rope halters .10x
1 bu. Wheel 2.00x
1 reel .62x
4 bu. Bran .20x
1 churn .30x
1 lot earthen ware .50x
1 lot of wool 10.00x
2 wash boards .05x
1 skillet .05x
1 lot bottles .12x
1 pair andirons & pot hooks .05
1 table and oil cloth 1.00
1 bag & clover seed 1.87
1 chest .20
1 meat tub .25
2 barrels & sacks .50
2 lard cans .43
1 hand saw .37
1 lot of buckets .25
2 brass kettles & tin ware 1.25
1 molasses barrel .37
1 seive and onions .10
1 axe and wedge 1.50
2 hoes .15
1 water barrel .10
1 lot geese, turkeys & chickens 6.12
1 lot of oil paints 2.00
1 pr candle sticks .15x
2 wash tubs .20
1 stove, trimming & wood box 10.00
1 meal chest 1.00
1 cupboard & ware 11.00
1 table .50x
1 looking glass .25x
1 lot kitchen chairs 2.25
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1 table & oil cloth 3.50
1 clock &c on mantle 5.00
1 set chairs 2.25
1 bureaux 8.00
carpetting 10.00
1 bed, bedding & bedstead 12.00
1 lot of books 5.00
1 bed, bedding & bedstead 17.00x
1 set of chairs 3.50
1 rocking chair 1.25
1 dining table & cover 7.00
1 stand & cover 1.75
1 looking glass 2.50x
1 lot of pictures & frames 1.80x
1 chest 1.00
2 woolen quilts 1.00
1 bed & bedding 8.00
1 bedding & bedstead 8.00
1 bed, bedding & bedstead 15.00
1 bed, bedding & bedstead 13.00
1 looking glass .25
1 lot of barrels in loom house .30
1 white sow & pigs 6.00
1 plow 8.00
1 lot of building stone 3.00
15 geese 1.87
cash on hand 15.10
amount taken by widow $331.25
amount to be sold $740.85
total $1072.11

Given under our hands this 1st day of September A.D. 1849
Daniel Shafer
William O'Byrne
No. 1. Received of John Wynn, administrator of the estate of David McCaw dec'd the following articles at the appraisement of the estate of said dec'd amounting to $150, the amount allowed me by law as the widow of said deceased.
[these articles marked on above inventory with an x]
I say received by me this 1st day of September 1849, $150.00
Jane McCaw
No. 2. Rec'd of John Wynn administrator of the estate of David McCaw, deceased, the following articles at the appraisement of the estate of said deceased the same being part of the one-third of the residue of said estate which I am allowed to take at said appraisement as the widow of said deceased to wit:
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[these are the remainder of the articles in the widow's selection]
Rec'd of John Wynn adm'r of the estate of David McCaw dec'd the sum of $181.25 as shown by the above list of articles taken by me at the appraisement as the widow of said deceased out of the 1/3 of the residue of said estate after my claim of $150 was taken out for which amount I hold myself accountable to said administrator in the final settlement of said estate. Witness my hand Sept 28, 1849
Jane McCaw


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