Inventory of Nelson Seely

Franklin County
September Term A.D. 1850
Pages 446-447

An Inventory of the goods, chattels, rights, credits, moneys, and effects of Nelson Seely, late of the County of Franklin, State of Indiana, deceased, taken by George Dickson, administrator of the estate of said deceased, with the assistance of Wright Sparks and Stephen A. Lowry, two reputable freeholders of the neighborhood appraisers called and duly sowrn for that purpose

one set of Blacksmiths tools 36.00
second set of tools, vice, sledge and shoeing tools 39.00
brace & bits, stocks and eyes 7.00
handsaw and 2 augurs .37
1 desk .87
2 pigs 3.50
  86.75
1 axe .30
  87.05
1 well bucket & chain .62
1 cow 6.00
1 pair of steelyards .62
broad hoe .50
  7.75
from other page 86.75
total 94.50
Amount of property destroyed by fire the was given in by the widow herself to the appraisers  
1 stove 12.00
3 bedstead 4.50
cupboard 5.00
pictures 1.00
clock 4.00
bureau 6.00
3 bedcords & close line .75
4 under beds 4.00
2 feather beds 13.00
iron tea kettle .75
frying pan .25
1 large pot .75
sickle .37
sundrey items kitchen ware 2.00
lot of jugs .75
quilts, comforts, pillow cases and sheets 26.37
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looking glass .75
wash board, tub and buckets 2.30
razor .50
1 stand .75
churn .50
contents of the cupboard 4.00
sundrys 6.00
chairs 3.00
iron kettle 2.00
bell, coffee mill, lantern, candle moulds 1.55
table and oil cloth 4.00
cradle .75
shovel .50
hand irons .25
smoothing irons .70
boards 1.50
carpet rags cut & sewed 1.00
  80.30
  31.25
  80.30
to the widow 111.55
  94.50
total amount 206.35

Given under our hands this 1st day of August 1849
Wright Sparks
Stephen A. Lowry, appraisers


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