John Newman Inventory

Franklin County
August Term AD 1845
Pages 59-61
Filed 3d April AD 1844

Estate of John Newman, late of said County, deceased, appraisement of the estate, goods, chattels, rights, credits, moneys and effects of said decedent, which are to be administered

1 iron square 0.31
1 old cross cut saw 0.25
1 new cross cut saw 3.25
1 broad axe 1.00
2 hand saws 0.50
3 grass sythes 0.50
1 pair of large steel yards 2.00
1 pair of small steel yards 0.37
4 old axes 1.50
1 jack plain 0.20
1 lot of old irons 0.37
2 old walnut chests 0.75
1 wood rasp & file 0.20
4 augers 1.00
1 drawing knife 0.50x
1 pair of haims & chains 1.00
1 lot of leather 2.00x
1 shot gun 1.00
1 lot of wool 14.50
1 barrel of flax 2.00x
1 large wheel 1.25x
12 3/4 lbs of woolen yarn 7.50
10 best meal bags 2.50x
9 meal bags 0.50
5 old barrels up stairs 0.25x
3 jugs 0.18x
21 large spools 0.62x
1 pair of wool cards 0.20
1 claw hammer 0.18x
1 pair of pinches & compass 0.25
1 pair of small tongs & shovel 0.68
1 pair of brass candlesticks & snuffer 0.50x
1 pair of sheep shears 0.37
1 pair of candle molds 0.18x
1 old lantern 0.06
1 lard keg 0.31x
1 keg of lard 2.25
1 looking glass 1.50x
1 clock with case 7.00x
1 side saddle 3.50x
1 cherry stand 0.75
1 bureau big room 6.00x
1 book case 4.50x
1 large cherry table and cloth 6.50x
1 settee 2.75
1 set new winsor chairs 4.50x
1 set old winsor chairs 0.50
7 old split bottom chairs 1.50x
3 dishes 1.00x
1 blue edged & 4 flowered plates 0.37x
1 set red & 1 set stone plates 1.25x
1 butter & 6 tea plates 0.31x
1 lot of glass ware 0.87x
1 stand & castors 1.00x
1 tea pot, 2 Japan bowls 1.00x
chaney teas & others 0.87x
6 bowls, 12 creams 1.00x
1 pitcher 0.12x
1 set of German Silver Spoons 0.75x
4 Brittania Table spoons 0.20x
1 lot of knives and forks 1.00x
1 lot of books, consisting of medical essays, Current? Speeches, Christain Wold, Dictionary & Dialogue of Devils 0.62
Haiti U. S. History, Calvanistic Controversy, R. Curoso, Pocket Lawyer, Holy War & Senior Nights Conversations 0.50x
Goldsmith's Rome, History of England, 1 Hymn Book, Life of General Harrison, Civil War in Ireland, & English Reader 0.25x
Shak spear narrations, excepted 2 vols 1.00
Christain Martyrs, Josephus, Buck's Historical Dictionary & Life of John Fletcher 4.50x
Galliaarum Delphins, Revised Laws of Indiana & Clay's Speeches 1.00
1 pair of old and irons 0.06
1 umbrella 0.25
1 rifle gun and pouch 4.00
1 mantle clock 5.00
1 silver watch 12.00
1 new cherry bureau & cloth 10.00
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1 bed & stead consisting of feather & straw beds, 2 sheets, 1 blanket, 2 quilts, 2 coverlets, 2 pillows & slips, valence & curtains 22.50x
1 bed & stead consisting of feather & straw beds, 2 sheets, 1 blanket, 2 quilts, 1 coverlet, 2 pillows & slips 17.00x
1 lot of carpeting in large room 3.00x
carpeting in 2 small rooms 1.00x
1 bed & stead consisting of feather and straw beds, 2 sheets, 1 blanket, 1 quilt, 2 coverlets, 2 pillows and slips 14.00x
1 meal sieve 0.25x
1 old trunk 12.00x
1 spinning wheel 1.50x
1 check reel 0.50x
1 flax hatchel 0.75
2 iron wedges 0.75
12 harrow teeth 1.00
1 stew kettle & lid 0.37x
1 large oven & lid 0.25
1 small oven & hooks 0.37x
1 griddle 0.25
1 skillet & lid 0.37x
1 loom, harness & 4 reeds 4.00
1 large grind stone 0.75
1 small grind stone 0.10
1 pruning chisel 0.06x
3 weeding hoes 0.50
2 chopping axes 2.25x
1 stone wedge 0.25
1 small bull plow 0.12
2 hives of bees at smoke house 5.00x
2 hives of bees at apple tree 4.00
2 hives of bees at cherry tree 4.00
12 empty hives 1.50x
1 sugar kettle & hooks 1.25x
2 wash tubs & board 1.00x
meal in tub 5.50
3 pickling tubs 0.75
1 half barrel 0.37x
1 old table 0.12
3 old barrels 0.12
2 cider barrels 0.87
1 brass kettle 2.00x
1 shovel & tongs 0.75x
2 sad irons 0.37x
1 tea kettle & lid lifter 0.43x
1 wawful iron 0.37x
1 lot of tin ware 2.75x
1 churn 0.37x
1 walnut table 2.00
4 old bottles 0.25x
13 earthen pans 0.48x
8 earthen pans 1.00x
2 small baskets 0.12
1 old stand 0.25
1 coffee mill 0.37x
1 oil stone 0.25
4 sickles 0.18
1 bed in kitchen, consisting of stead, feather & straw beds, 1 sheet, 1 blanket, 2 quilts, 1 coverlet, 2 pillows &slips 11.00
1 sythe & cradle 1.25
1 razor, 1 strap & box 0.50x
1 sugar kettle 1.00
7 large shoats 8.00
8 smallest shoats 4.00
3 in pen shoats 5.50
1 cow, stair 8.00
1 cow, jake 8.00x
1 cow, pide 5.50x
1 cow, cherry 7.00
1 yearling heifer 2.00
4 yearling steers 8.00
1 horse, fox 49.00
1 horse, peter 50.00x
1 mare, bally 28.00
1 colt, Julia 35.00
1 sorrel colt 25.00
1 waggon 25.00x
1 set of harness 7.00x
1 bull plough, double trees & single trees 2.50x
1 slay & single tree 0.75
1 small bull plow & clevis 0.75x
1 peacock plow 2.00x
1 log sled 0.12
1 log chain 1.25
1 pair of strechers 0.75
1 lot of corn in the husk 20.00
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1 lot of wheat supposed 166 bushell 83.00
1 carriage & harness 110.00
1 wind mill 2.50
2 hay forks 0.50x
1 dung fork 0.25x
5 barrels & 2 gums 0.50
2 grass sythes, snead &c 1.50x
1 spade 0.31x
1 saddle, bridle & martingale 3.50x
1 old saddle & bridle 1.50
1 grub hoe 0.25
2 old collars 0.37
1 cake of tallow 0.43
1 pair of and irons 0.18
1 saddle blanket 0.18
1 lot of ropes and lines 0.25x
1 slop bucket 0.12x
3 large plank boxes 1.50
1 lot of lumber 5.00
1 new sled 0.10
6 sheep 1st choice 6.00
6 sheep 2nd choice 4.50
6 sheep 3rd choice 3.00
south stack of hay 7.00x
north stack of hay 8.00
wheat in stalk field 27.00
wheat in fallow field 35.00
1 lot of timothy seed 0.50x
1 blank book 0.37
certificate on the White Water Valley Canal Company calling for $17 8.50
1 note on James Lynn for the sum of $115.36 dated August the 5th 1843 interest for date 115.36
interest on same 4.22 3/4
supposed good  
1 due bill on William Williams for the sum of $15, dated January 12th 1833, with a credit of $11 dated June supposed to be 1833 balance of principal 4.00
interest on same 1.95
1 note on John Smith assigned by Joseph J. Abbott for the sum of $30 dated April 18th AD 1839 at ten percent interest 30.00
1 credit of $5.25 to be applied on interest the balance of interest 9.44
supposed to be good  
1 note on Austin Kingery and Thomas S. Webb, assigned by James McCombs, for the sum of $3.57 dated October the 10th 1835, due six months after date 3.57
interest on same 1.70
supposed to be doubtful  
1 note on William H. Roberts for the sum of $65.16 dated November the 7th AD 1843 with 6% interest from date 65.16
interest on same 1.45
supposed to be good  
1 note on Jethro Gunn given to Levi Burtt for the sum of $12 dated 8th day of March 1832, due April the 15th 1832 drawing interest from date at the rate of 12% per annum 12.00
interest on same 17.80
supposed to be good  
1 due bill on Barnet McCombs for the sum of $34.25 dated August 20th 1834 34.25
interest on same 19.59
supposed to be good  
1 note on John J. Smith for the sum of $16 dated Mary the 5th 1843, due the 1st day of Sept 1843 16.00
interest on same 0.54
supposed to be good  

[further notes not transcribed]
Elizabeth Newman, administratrix
William H. Roberts, administrator
x=widow's selection



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