Inventory of William Shera

Franklin County
March Term AD 1850
Pages 202-205
An inventory of the estate goods, chattels, rights, credits moneys and effects of William Shera, late of Franklin County and State of Indiana taken by Caleb Shera and James Shera executors of said estate with the assistance of David Shafer and Henry Shafer, two respectable freeholders of the neighborhood

1 double tree & 2 swingle trees 1.18
1 lot of old iron 1.37
2 scythes .25
1 cradle & scythe 1.25
4 sickles .50
3 clevices & bucket bales .50
1 pare of hinges .75
1 mowing scythe & hangings .62
1 mowing scythe, hangings & stone 1.25
3 planes & 1 small square .75
1 wood saw 1.00
1 old how .12
2 old drawing knives .25
1 good hoe .37
1 shovel .75
2 axes .75
2 iron wedges & 1 mall .62
1 hand saw & square .75
1 bench screw .50
1 tar bucket .06
1 log chain & small piece of chain 1.50
1 sled & neck yoke .50
1 big log sled .12
1 log sled .12
1 old plough & shears .50
1 1 horse plough 3.50
1 2 horse plough 5.00
1 wood bed 4.00
  27.83
1 hay ladder .50
1 lott of scantling 2.00
1 sett of gears with a stiff bitt bridle 2.00
1 sett of gears 2.50
1 set of hames .55
1 pare of trace chains .62
1 pare of checklines .25
2 augers .35
2 pitchforks .37
2 ropes .18
1 dung fork .50
1 rake & flale .12
1 big shovel .25
1 half bushel & peck .12
1 box full of hay seed .12
32 bushels oats @ 16 per bushel 5.12
11 hundred weight of broom corn brush 22.00
1 windmill 18.00
16 bushels of bran & bags 1.12
10 bushels potatoes @ 18 3/4/bushel 1.80
1 2 horse harrow 1.75
7/8 bushel of clover seed 4.00
1 gun, powder horne & bullet moles 7.00
1 grindstone .87
1 side saddle & bridle 8.00
1 saddle, bridle & martingales 5.00
1 bull 5.50
1 red cow 8.00
1 old white faced cow 6.50
1 white cow 8.00
1 young white faced cow 4.50
1 black cow 7.00
1 big white faced steer 5.00
1 small white faced steer 4.00
1 small steer 3.00
1 small white heifer 3.00
1 small red calf 1.50
2 calves 3.00
  143.79
1 black horse n.v.
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1 bay mare 15.00
1 young mare 35.00
1 2 horse waggon 42.00
14 head of sheep @1.25 each 17.50
26 stock hogs @ 1.50 each 39.00
1 sow with pigs 7.00
1 sow with pigs 7.00
10 acres of wheat @ $4 per acre 40.00
domestic fowls 5.00
1 copper kettle 1.25
1 iron kettle 1.00
5 lbs feathers @ 25 per lb 1.25
2 barrels 1.00
1 brass kettle 1.25
milk pans, bucket, churn sive, oven & basket 1.43
1 cradle & wooden boll .62
1 wash tub & tub .75
1 cooking stove 16.00
1 are tight stove 11.00
1 cubboard and all the 20.00
1 mantle clock 4.00
1 large table 3.00
1 large table 1.50
3 set of chairs 13.50
1 bearuo 10.00
3 gimlets .35
a lot of alls [awls?] & brush staple bench .43
1 basket .50
1 stand and looking glass 2.00
1 chest 2.00
1 lot of books 10.00
3 smoothing irons @ 25 .75
2 jugs & 1 mortar .75
2 candlesticks, 2 glass jars, 1 server .75
5 bedsteads 20.50
5 beds & bedding 74.00
6 pictures .65
  422.76
1 jug & suringe? .62
3 chests 2.56
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1 pare stilyards 1.00
1 buffalow robe 1.50
10 bags & 1 waggon cover 2.62
window curtains .68
9 towels, 5 table cloths, 2 sheets, 1 factory 8.15
151 bushels corn more or less @25 37.50
1 fire shovel, brush & andirons .43
shaving utensils .50
1 tun of hay 7.00
3 hides, 1 skin 7.79
leather & boot patron 2.77
1 ax handle & basket .12
2 brest chains .25
1 shaving horse .10
1 pare pincers & hammers .25
cash on hand 22.50
1 promisory note Thomas Morris amounting to interest and principle to this date 125.10
1 promisory note T Shera amounting to int & principal 26.75
1 promisory note T Burton amounting to int & principal 27.02
book account on T. Sconover 2.14
book account on H. Shafer 4.58
book account on Glover Laird 58.31
1 watch 8.00
book account on Jasper King 1.01
whole amount $943.60

March 21, 1846



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