Inventory of Matthias Sayres

Franklin County
April Term A.D. 1853
Pages 114-116

State of Indiana, Franklin County, Richard Bourn & Abraham Davis, reputable freeholders of said County being duly sworn say that they will truly honestly [page 114] and impartially appraise the estate property and effects of the estate of Matthias Sayres, late of said County deceased, which shall be exhibited to them by Elisha Burk administrator of said Estate according to the best of their judgment and ability. Richard Bourn, Abraham Davis, appraisers sworn to & subscribed before me this 12th day of Nov. 1851, Noah Miller, Justice of the Peace. Inventory and appraisement of the estate property & effects of Matthias Sayres, deceased taken on the 13th day of November A.D. 1851.

9 chairs 1.00
1 breakfast table .50
1 do. Dinner table 3.50
1 clock .50
1 corner cupboard 1.00
1 bureau 2.50
1 chest .75
1 bedsted, bed & bedding 10.00
1 bedsted, bed & bedding 10.00
1 bedsted, bed & bedding 10.00
1 looking glass .50
4 fire dogs & steelyards 2.00
1 wheel & reel 1.50
1 bedsted & bedding 8.00
washing machine, 1 churn 2.00
1 copper kettle 4.00
1 stove 3.00
lot of iron ware shovel & tongs 1.50
wash tub & wash board 1.00
20 baggs 6.00
lot of crockery ware .50
1 saddle 3.50
1 brass kettle .25
lot cupboard ware 2.00
1 grind stone .25
1 log chain 1.25
1 waggon 65.00
  142.00
1 two year old steer 12.00
2 one year old steers 10.00
350 bushels wheat @ 50 175.00
20 head of hogs $9 per head 180.00
12 acres of corn in field 87.50
10 acres of corn in field 70.00
5 acres of corn in field 35.00
1 iron kettle .56
1 gray mare 4.00
1 bay year old mare 60.00
1 sorrell mare & colt 65.00
6 shoats 10.00
3 cows & 2 calves 45.00
1 windmill 16.00
lot of oats 12.00
1 No. 3 plow & 2 singletrees 4.00
2 sickles .50
2 scythes & sneaths 1.50
1 No. 7 plow & doubletrees 11.00
lot of tools 5.00
14 harrow teeth & clevis 2.00
9 acres of corn in the field 55.00
of 5 acres of wheat in the ground 7.50
of 5 acres of wheat in the ground 15.00
of 5 acres of wheat in the ground 15.00
4 sheep 4.00
31 geese 3.00
1 lot of harness 15.00
2 singletrees .50
1 scoop shovel .50
1 shovel plow 1.25
1 half bushel .50
1 lot of hay 15.00
  404.75
1 ax .50
1 gun barrell 1.00
1 cradle 3.00
1 No. 3 plow 1.00
1 No. 3 plow .75
1 No. 4 plow 1.00
1 No. 7 plow 6.00
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9 acres of corn in field 65.00
17 acres of wheat in the ground 59.50
12 head of sheep 15.00
1 sorrell horse 7.50
1 year old mare 50.00
1 bay mare 90.00
  854.50
1 singletree .30
1 scythe & sneath .50
1 gun 10.00
1 slay 5.00
2 windmills 1.00
1 No. 7 Plow 10.00
1 scoop shovel .25
old plows .25
lot of hay 7.50
1 turning lathe 1.00
  49.95
brought over 854.50
  142.00
  404.75
total $1451.20


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