Inventory of Adam Shafer

Franklin County
March Term A.D. 1852
Pages 486-488
Metamora

State of Indiana, Franklin County. Personally appeared before me the undersigned a justice of the peace in and for said County Jonathan Banes and Ezekiel Tynor, two respectable freeholders of said County who being by me duly sworn on their oath say that they will truly honestly and impartially appraise the estate property and effects late belonging to Adam Shafer of said County deceased, which shall be exhibited to them by the administrators of said Estate to the best of their judgment and ability. J. Banes, E. Tyner. Sworn and subscribed before me this 1st day of February A.D. 1847, James Simmonds, Justice of the Peace. Inventory and appraisement of the personal effects belonging to the estate of Adam Shafer late of Franklin County, deceased, made by Ezekiel Tyner and Jonathan Banes, freeholders of said County at the request and appointment of the administrator of said estate.

Articles $/
1 black mare 45.00
1 2yr old colt 20.00
1 cow 5.00x
1 white cow 8.00x
7 shoats 8.75x
1 lot corn in Crib by stable 10.00x
1 lot of hay 3.00
1 large feed chest .25x
1 cart harness 2.50
1 buffalo robe & saddle blanket 1.00
briddle & martingale 1.00
1 horse collar 1.25
1 single set of plough harness 2.50
1 blind bridle 1.50
1 fork .40
1 lot collar beams & joist 2.00
1 w. boarding 1.00
1 cultivator 1.50
2 kegs white lead 4.00x
1 cabbage cutter .75
whole amount carried forward 119.40
1 sett blacksmith tools 80.00
1 part sett blacksmith tools 40.00
1 woodwork consisting of running gear of waggon 18.00
1 running gear of buggy 12.00
1 shovel plough & ?? ??
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5 old shovels 1.50
2 leather aprons .50
1 sett strap & chains for oxen 2.00
1 sett double trees 1.25
1 box & contents .50
1 lot scrap iron 2.00
1 axe .75x
1 stone pick 1.25
6 hoes 1.00
1 grindstone & crank 1.25
1 tempering tub .25
100 Bus Stone coal more or less @ 22 pr bus 22.00
3 No. 5 plough mold boards 4.80
2 No. 3 plough mold boards 3.00
395 lbs iron for wagon 18.76
16 3/4 lbs cast steel 3.39
1160 lbs cast bar iron 49.50
103 lbs nail rod 6.04
9 lbs horse shoe nails 1.80
1 sett wagon boxes 1.00
interest in patent corn plough 00.00
7lbs plough shear .70
whole amount carried forward 393.84
11 horse shoes .75
2 small files .75
2 rasps 1.00
1 large file .50
1 stove & pipe & pipe 4.00x
1 24 brass clock 3.50x
1 looking glass 1.50x
cupboard ware & crocks 2.00x
1 pr shovel & tongs .75x
1 spring balance 1.00x
3 sad irons .25x
1 pr candlesticks .10x
1 3 cornered cupboard 2.00x
2/3 doz windsor chairs 2.00x
4 chairs .75x
1 bureau 4.00x
1 bed & bedding 5.00x
1 pr bedsteds 2.50x
1 trunnel bedstead & bedding 2.50x
1 bedstead in South Room 2.50x
1 bedstead in South Room 1.50x
beding on sted in South Room 2.50x
beding on sted in North Room 2.50x
1 sheet iron stove & pipe .50
1 chest 25x
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4 slates .25x
1 skillet, tea kettle, 2 small forks, 1 gridiron .50x
whole amount carried forward 439.19
1 brass kettle 1.50x
1 glass lantern .25x
3 buckets .50x
2 buckets for slop .15x
1 churn .50x
1 stew kettle .25x
clothes rack & washboard .25x
2 wash tubs .75x
  $443.34
1 table 1.50x
  $444.84
1 plough 3.00
  $447.84

Ezekiel Tyner
Jonathan Banes

Received of Harvey Blacklidge and Peter C. Woods administrators of the Estate of Adam Shafer deceased the sum of $88.90 in part of my absolute share of the personal estate of said deceased. The said amount being for goods taken by me at their appriased value, March 20th 1847 and purchased at public sale.
Sarah G. Shafer

x = widow's selection
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