Inventory of James Templeton

Franklin County
March Term AD 1850
Pages 87-92
An inventory of the goods chattels and effects of James Templeton, late of Franklin County and State of Indiana, deceased, taken by David Templeton and Robert Templeton, administrators of the estate of said deceased with the assistance of John Roberts and Stephen S. Harrell appraisers called and duly sworn for that purpose [oath not transcribed]

1 shovel plough .50x
1 bull plough .50
1 peacock plough 5.00x
1 sett of 2 horse wagon gears 5.00x
2 pr gears 3.00
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1 pr streachers .75x
1 ox yoke .37
1 spade, shovel, handsaw & 2 augers 1.50x
1 wagon tongue, double tree & lot of irons 2.00
1 2 horse wagon & bed 30.00x
1 ox wagon & bed 25.00
1 wagon wood bed 1.00
250 bushels of corn in the crib @25 per bushe 62.50x
1 lot of fence post 1.00
1 basket & 2 barrels .25
2 tons of hay in log stable 10.00x
ton of hay in the barn 2.00x
70 bushels of wheat 35.00x
1 man's saddle & robe 5.00x
2 bridles .75x
1 tar bucket & chain .25
2 hay forks .25x
5 stands of bees @$1.50 7.50
2 stands of bees 3.00x
1 pr steel yards 1.00x
carried over 303.12
1 lot of sundries iron 1.00
1 lot of tools .75x
1 loom harness &c 5.00x
share of 1 cross cut saw 2.00
1 woman's saddle 2.00x
1 brass kettle 3.00x
1 pine wash tub & churn 1.50x
1 wash board & foot tub .25x
2 small brass kettles 1.20x
3 bags 2.50x
1 pt keg & dried apples .50
2 boxes .50
1 molasses barrell .37x
4 meal tubs .30x
1 meat tub 1.00x
1 vinegar keg .50x
2 stone jars .40x
1 cake tallow .30x
2 smoothing irons .50x
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2 baskets .15x
2 chopping axes .75
1 broad ax .50
1 foot adze .25x
1 mattock .50x
1 lantorn & tin buck .20x
2 weeding hoes .75x
2 skillets .25x
3 tin buckets .75x
3 tin pans .50x
1 pine bucket .20x
1 lot of old barrels 1.00
2 sugar kettles 2.00
1 sugar kettle large 1.50x
1 half bushel me., 1 keg & 1 bucket .12
18 crocks 1.08x
carried over 33.75
1 bull plough .25
1 stew kettle, oven & tea kettle 1.25
3 crocks & 1 jar .25
1 bugle horn .38
1 stove & trimmings 10.00x
of 6 acres corn tended by How 24.00x
17 tons hay in stack 70.00
150 bushels wheat from Brooks 75.00
of 10 acres corn tended by Brooks 10.00
of 10 acres corn tended by Brooks 30.00
of 3 acres corn tended by Parris 18.00
1 yoke oxen 45.00
1 stag 17.50
1 red pided steer 13.00
1 little bull 8.00
8 acres corn below spring house 64.00
orchard lot corn 5.00x
1 speckled milch cow 14.00x
1 red & white milch cow 14.00x
1 speckled face milch cow 18.00x
1 red heifer 6.00x
1 speckled heifer 5.00x
1 white heifer 3.00x
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1 little steer 2.50
1 calf 2.00x
of 8 acres corn tended by How 32.00x
1 sow & pigs 6.00x
7 small hogs 14.00x
25 hogs 100.00
1 horse 35.00x
1 grey mare 30.00x
1 mare & colt 50.00
31 sheep (16 taken by widow) 16.00x
brought over 732.13
2 log chains (1 log chain taken by widow @ $1.50) 4.00
1 swiggle tree .38
1 hay rack 5.00
40 geese 4.00x
1 cupboard 3.00x
1 breakfast table 2.00
6 old chairs 1.50x
6 new chairs 4.00x
1 dining table & oil cloth 6.00x
5 chairs 1.25x
1 old bureau 4.00x
1 clock 3.00x
2 carpets 4.00x
1 new carpet 10.00x
1 looking glass .50x
2 pictures .20x
2 candle sticks & weights .50x
1 bedstead, bed & beding 30.00x
1 table & cloth 4.00
1 bureau & cloth 7.50x
1 umbrella 1.00x
1 cradle 21.00x
1 bedstead, bed & beding 20.00x
1 lot of cupboard ware 10.00x
1 bedstead, bed & beding in kitchen 8.00x
1 trunel bedstead, bed & beding in kitchen 4.50x
1 bedstead, bed & beding south room upstairs 30.00x
1 old bedstead .50x
1 stand & cloth .75
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1 note of $100 on John Wynn & R. Tyner, dated Dec 28, 1847, int. $3.50 103.50
1 note of $100 on David Templeton, dated Feb'y 28, 1848, int. 2.33 102.33
brought over 375.91
1 note on Walter Kerrick of $30, int 1.98 31.98
1 note of $50 on John Wynn & R. Tyner dated Jan'y 8, 1848, int. 1.83 51.83
1 note of $500 R. & S. Tyner dated May 11, 1847, enedorsed paid on this $22.50, Feb'y 11, 1848. Int. 35.84 513.33
1 note of $60 on John Wynn dated July 13, 1845, int. 14.40. Endorsed rec'd $4.00 1845, Aug't 3d 1846 3.60; Oct 7, 1847 amt to $12.60 72.60
1 note of $22.50 on Thomas Brook dated Jan'y 13, 1845, assigned to James Templeton by James Logan March 13, 1845, int. 3.00; endorsed paid $2 on the note Aug 2. 1846; paid $16 on this Apr 7, 1848, amt due 7.98
10 notes of $5.00 each on the White Water Valley Canal Company dated 20 June 1847 payable to John Roberts or Bearer int. 3.25 53.25
account on L. O. Allen for 43 bushels corn 12.37
acct against John Snody for pasturing 1 mare & colt 1 month & 4 days 1.43
account against Spencer Brooks 5.00
brought over 749.77
book account on Thomas Pursel for 1360 pounds hay@ $6/ton 4.08
book account on Fayette Robins for 1700lbs of hay @$6 3.50
book account on Bellings Roberts 4.25
book account against Johnson Snody 7.33
book account on John Peters for 1588 lbs hay @ $5 $39.72 with $20 credit for cash 19.72
cash on hand (specie) 24.07
1 note of $50 on James H. Reid dated Jan'y 2d 1836 int. 34.66 (considered doubtful) (86.66)
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1 note of $50 on James H. Reid dated June 19, 1836 int. 33.25 (considered doubtful) (83.25)
1 note of $23.65 on William H. Eads dated 7th Feb 1829 (considered desperate) n.v.
1 note of $41.60 Isaac Jones dated Feb'y 16, 1826 (considered desperate) n.v.
1 note of $56.83 on William H. Eads dated Dec 30, 1824 (considered desperate) n.v.
1 note on Long & Brown of $14.80 Nov. 1, 1840 (desperate) n.v.
1 note of $144.77 on William H. Eads dated Dec 30, 1824 (desperate) n.v.
brought over 58.05
1 note of $49.50 on John Jacobs dated June 5, 1821 (desperate) n.v.
1 receipt showing that a note of $49.50 on James Fellys due the 2d day of March 1839 was left with one Wm. B. Campbell of Ripley County for Collection June 14th 1840 (doubtful)  
1 walnut table .75x
1 cider barrell .50
1 big wheel 1.50x
1 little wheel & reel 1.50x
1 chest .50x
total amount $2157.00

Given under our hands this 21st day of July 1848
Stephen S. Harell
John Roberts, appraisers
x = widow's selection



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