Inventory of William C. Moore

Franklin County
December Term A.D. 1851
Posey Township
Pages 285-288

On the 18th day of October 1849 the said administrator filed in the Office of the Clerk of the Court aforesaid the following inventory of the goods, chattels, and effects of Wm. C. Moore late of Franklin Co. and State of Ind. Deceased taken by John S. Moore, administrator of the estate of said deceased with the assistance of Jas. McMath and Elihu S. Neff, appraisers called and duly sworn for that purpose

13 sheep (6 selected by widow) 8.12x
6 sheep @37 2.25
1 wagon 50.00x
4 cows (1 cow selected by widow) 48.00x
1 cow 8.00x
1 cradle scythe 1.50
3 axes 1.50
1 stretcher 1.00
2 shovel ploughs 3.00
1 shovel .25
1 small plough .50
1 steer 10.00
2 heifers (1 selected by widow) 12.00x
3 calves 9.00
2 calves 7.00
2 bulls 10.00
1 colt 25.00
26 hogs 78.00
18 hogs 15.00x
2 hogs 6.00
12 pigs 3.00
1 plough 6.00
1 harrow 4.00
1 double tree 1.00
1 stable fork .50
2 horses (1 selected by widow) 80.00x
1 lot of hay 7.50x
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1 maddock .50
2 set of wagon gears 5.00
2 bridles 2.00
1 plough gears (1 sett) 1.25
2 pair chains & 2 back bands 1.75
1 scythe & hangings 1.00
1 stove 8.00
1 sett of check lines 1.00
1side of upper leather 1.50
1 side of harness leather 2.81
1 side of harness leather 3.63
1 pair steelyards .25x
2 iron wedges .50
2 small spinning wheels .50x
1 large spinning wheel .75x
1 reel .50x
2 volumes Josephus Works .50
1 copy Darley Gazeteer .50
1 copy of View of the World 1.00
1 copy of Army and Navy .50
1 coyp of Practical Pietys .10
1 fan mill 20.00
2 pitch forks .50
lot of wheat supposed to be 36 bushels (were measured and contained 43 bu at 50 21.50x
1 scoop shovel .50
1 shovel & spades 1.00
1 half bushel .50
1 lot of hay 6.00x
1 wagon wheel .50
1 hog 3.00x
3 calves 3.75
1 loom 2.00x
1 cooking stove and utensils 11.00x
1 small table 1.00x
1 book case 2.00
1 bureau 1.50x
1 cupboard 4.00x
1 brass kettle 1.00x
1 table .50x
1 wash tub .50x
10 chairs 2.25x
1 table 3.00x
1 brass clock 5.00x
1 looking glass .50x
1 stand 1.00x
1 bedstead & bedding 9.00x
1 lot of bedclothes 3.00x
1 bed & bedding 12.00x
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1 bed & bedding 12.00x
1 bedstead & bedding 8.50x
1 bedstead & bedding 8.50x
1 stand .25x
1 trunk .37x
1 pair andirons .87
1 small bedsted & bedding 2.50x
1 gum [possibly gun] 11.00
1 log chain .75
1 pair wool shears .50
1 trowell .25
1 square .25
1 draw knife & hatchet .25
1 large kettle 1.00x
2 small kettles 2.00
3 hoes .50
1 lot of corn supposed 14 @ $5 per acre 72.50
1 lot of corn supposed 7 @ $5.25 per acre when measured contained 7 7/8 37.70x
woodwork of buggy 20.00
  $725.86
1 note of hand on James Leech. Payable to Samuel Wilson twelve months after date. Dated Oct. 9th 1847. Principle $27.68. Interest $1.66. Whole claim 29.34
endorsed as follows Oct 14th 1847. For value rec'd I assign the within note to W. C. Moore. Samuel Wilson. We supposed the whole claim can be collected.  
1 due bill on J. M. B. Kale Principle $30.50, dated March 25th 1848 interest $1.47 endorsed as follows. May the 1st 1848, rec'd $15.00, balance due $16.97. We suppose this claim to be worth 5.00
1 note of hand on John George, payable three days after date. Principle $73.25, dated March 29th 1841. We suppose this note cannot be collected nv
1 due bill on William Alexander. Principle $13.32, dated January 4th, 1842. We suppose this bill cannot be collected nv
amount of money in my hands 9.00
Given under our hands this 2d day of Oct. 1849.  
Elihu S. Neff  
Jas MCMath, appraisers  
Articles appraised by Jas McMath and Thos. Gruwell  
cross cut saw 1.00
Swans Treatise and Officers Guide 1.00
Wind Mill 5.00
given under our hands October 5th 1849  
Jas McMath, Thos. Gruwell, appraisers  
1 note of hand on D. F. Larue, dated December 8th 1838. Payable April 1st 1843. Principle $100.00, Interest $22.50. Whole amount 122.50
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1 due bill on D. F. Larue, dated April 1st 1841 with 10 per cent interest. Principle $100. Endorsed as follows. Rec'd February 23 1848 $10.00, Rec'd October 28th of J. Luck $5.00, Sept 11th 1848 $10.00, by Larue $2.00 Balance due 82.40
The amount of the above note is fully secured by a mortgage on 2 lots in the town of Andersonville, formerly called Ceylon. Now in possession of said D. F. Larue  
Book Acct on H. H. Gillen, collectable 2.00
Given under our hands October 17th 1849  
Elihu S. Neff, Jas. McMath, appraisers  
Cost on Docket Duth Wm. C. Moore as Justice of the Peace of Posey Township.  
Levi Fortner assigned of Jas Wildridge vs Thomas Defoe .87
John Jackman vs Elias Linville .37
Arch Miller adm'r of Chph Barber vs John Daniels & A. Power .50
John Daniels vs Nancy Moore 1.00
Wm Canfield vs John Daniels .37
J. & D. Barber vs J. M. B. Kalor .37
Levi Thorp assignee of Nancy Myers vs Alex Power 1.37
A. J. Ross adm'r of John Crody vs Millon Woodrough & Wm McKown .50
A. J. Ross and Barney Simonson adm'rs of William Simonson vs Hiram Brison & Herran Pitts .62
H. H. Gillen vs G. W. Holmes 1.00
J. M. Kaler vs Morgan Linville .62
Horn & Osborn vs Thos. Gruwell .50
  $8.12
We consider this to be worth $4.00

Given under our hands October 17th 1849
Elihu S. Neff, Jas. McMath, appraisers
x = widow's selection


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