James Swiggett Inventory

Franklin County
May Term AD 1840
Page 344-345

Before the subscriber, a Justice of the Peace in & for said County personally came William McCleery and James S. Colescott who being by me duly sworn on their oath solemnly saith that they will faithfully and impartially appraise all the personal property belonging to the estate of James Swiggett, late of said County deceased that shall be shown them by Elijah Barwick, administrator of the estate of said deceased at its cash value to the best of their knowledge judgement being appointed to appraise the personal estate of said deceased by said administrator. Sworn before me this 20th day of Nov. AD 1838 Elijah Barwick, JP. Wm M. McCleery, J. S. Coalscott.

1 lot of old iron 3.00
1 lot of harness, haimes & single trees 5.50
1 tea kettle & 1 skillet 1.50
1 gridiron & 1 pair andirons 0.75
1 brass kettle 0.75
2 bake overn & iron pots 3.50
1 barrel with the soap 0.50
1 barrel & salt 0.75
4 old barrels .62
1 coffee mill 0.75
1 hoe 0.25
1 small spinning wheel 2.00
1 large spinning wheel 3.00
1 keg ith mackerel 1.00
1 old wash board & trumpery .12
1 lard keg & 2 old tubs 0.50
1 old saddle & 3 old bridles 3.00
1 new saddle 8.00
1 breakfast table 1.50
1 water bucket & old barrel 0.50
1 shew case 0.50
1 lot of old pots soap & chopping block .37
3 boxes .62
1 cowbell & strap 0.50
1 lot of scraps of leather 1.00
1 lot of upper leather 4.00
1 box of lasts, boot lasts & clamps 5.00
2 work benches & 2 setts of shoemakers tools 5.00
1 lot of sole leather 2.50
2 keg, candle stand, whitewash brush & mug .12
1 shovel plough, old carpet, 2 barrels & meat bench 3.25
1 lot of wood 4.00
1 breakfast table & oil cloth 8.00
1 bureau & cover 15.00
1 clock 10.00
1 desk 2.50
1 demijon, 2 flat irons, jug & cullender 2.00
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1 wooden bowl, books &c 0.50
1 churn, sifter, tin wash pan, lantern & keg 1.50
1 lot of earthen crocks 1.00
1 lot of knives & forks 1.50
2 bowls, rolling pin & lot of tin ware 1.50
1 tub .62
1 lot of spoons, dish, cups & saucers, plates & sugar bowl & ? 3.00
1 lot of woolen yarn 5.00
1 old bedstead, cord & old fireboard 0.50
1 new bedstead & cord 5.00
1 new bedstead & cord 5.00
1 stand 0.50
1 shovel & tongs 1.00
4 paper window curtains 0.50
6 yellow chairs 3.00
6 green chairs 6.00
2 boxes & bag 0.25
2 lots of carpeting (7 pieces) 13.00
4 straw beds 1.00
3 feather beds 22.00
3 bed quilts 4.50
1 counterpane 6.00
5 pillow cases & 4 sheets 4.25
2 table cloths 1.50
1 rocking chair 2.00
7 skins of leather (calf skins) 14.00
5 skins of leather (calf skins) 10.00
2 skins of leather (upper) 3.00
1 side of sole leather 2.50
1 powder horn, shot pouch & contents .37
1 gun 9.00
2 quilts 3.00
2 looking glasses 4.00
1 blanket 0.75
1 lot of corn 75.00
1 pied cow 14.00
1 durham cow 16.00
1 calf 6.00
8 sheep 8.00
4 hogs 30.00
1 horse (bay) 51.50
1 horse sorrel 37.50
3 coverlids 9.00
1 quilt 1.50
1 trundle bedstead, bed, blanket & sheet 8.00
1 bull plough & 1 iron ladle 5.25
1 shop on the in Brookville $10 & 5 pigs $7.50 17.50

we the undersigned certify that the above is the appraisement made by us at the value as above stated.
Wm. McCleery,
J. S. Coalscott
Nov 20th 1839



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