James Thompson Inventory

Franklin County
November Term AD 1841
Springfield Township
Page 544-545

Inventory and appraisement of the goods and chattles belonging to the estate of James Thompson, deceased, late of Springfield Township, Franklin County, Indiana, taken on the 6th day of November AD 1840

1 stand 2.50x
1 glass & 4 framed likenesses 1.50x
1 clock 35.00x
2 brass candlesticks 0.75x
1 lot of cupboard ware 10.00x
1 table 4.00x
1 lot of books 3.25x
1 bed, bedding & bedstead 9.00x
1 doz. Chairs 4.50x
1 lot of woolen yarn 20.00x
1 pr andirons, shovel & tongs 1.50x
1 lot bed clothes 19.00x
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1 bureau 5.00x
1 ban box & market box 0.25x
1 bed, bedding & bedstead 12.00x
1 carpet 10.00x
1 canister .31x
1 hatchet 1.50x
1 trundle bed 0.50x
1 stove and utensils 30.00x
1 table & cloth 1.00x
3 brass kettles 7.00x
1 lot of kitchen cupboard ware & tin buckets 2.00x
1 lantern and 2 smoothing irons 1.00x
1 oven and lid 1.00x
1 lot of crocks and pewter pan 1.00x
2 kettles 3.50x
1 mouse trap .12x
1 fire shovel 1.00x
3 wheels, reel and quilt reel 4.00x
1 watering pan, strainer &c 0.75x
1 lot of bedclothes upstairs 15.50x
1 bed, bedding & bedstead 9.00x
1 bed, bedding & bedstead 9.00x
1 bed, bedding & bedstead 9.00x
1 clock and case 1.00x
1 trunk and deceased's wearing apparel 20.00x
1 woman's saddle 2.00x
1 lot of cotton yarn .37x
1 trunk 0.25x
1 meal box, barrel, sieve, &c 3.50x
5 bushels of dried apples 2.50x
2 pots 1.25x
16 crocks, 1 pan 7c 2.00x
1 churn 1.50x
1 meal tub and meal 2.00x
7 barrels and 1 tub & contents 12.00x
1 bedstead 1.00x
2 pr of saddle bags 4.00
1 lot of bags 2.00
1 cross cut saw 3.00
1 pr of steel yards 1.00
1 hand saw 0.75
1 saddle & cow hide 8.00
1 auger .12
red lead & oil 12.25
1 keg lead 3.00
3 ploughs & double tree 21.00
1 grind stone 1.00
1 cutting box 1.50
2 scythes and hangings 2.00
1 scythe and cradle 4.50
1 lot of corn in the crib 10.00
1 lot of flax 0.50
1 wagon 35.00x
1 sled 0.50
4 hoes 1.00x
1 harrow 6.00
1 windmill 24.00
1 lot augers and old iron 1 lot of rakes, forks, spade, half bushel, grub hoe, 5 barrels, keg and drawing knife 5.50
1 steel trap .37x
1 lot of harness including plough, gears collars, blind & riding bridles &c 12.87
1 ox yoke 0.75
1 lot of pumpkins 1.00
1 wheat stack 15.00
1 oat stack 5.00
1 hay stack 10.00
1 hay stack 4.00
oats in the barn supp. 175 bu. 22.00
1 mow of hay supp. 13 tons 65.00
1 mow of wheat 50.00
1 mow of hay in shed 10.00
3 spring calves 10.00
2 sows & 16 shoats 40.50
1 bay mare 35.00
1 bay horse 70.00
1 clay bank colt 40.00x
1 clay bank colt 25.00
1 sorrel colt 35.00
1 bay colt 13.50x
32 head of hogs 212.00
4 acres of corn 20.00
1 red cow 14.00x
1 young red cow 15.00x
1 durham cow 15.00x
1 white faced cow 12.00x
1 white faced cow 9.00x
1 bull 27.50
25 sheep 32.50x
1 mow of wheat 12.00
1 lot of oats 4.50
1 lot of hay 0.50
6 head of cattle 49.00
1 lot of corn in two fields 67.00
1 lot of corn on Sturaid's place 23.00
1 gun 25.00
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150 chickens 12.00x
amount of appraisement $1447.93
cash on hand 5.50
amount of inventory $1452.43

Be it remembered that on this 17th day of November 1840 personally appeared before me the undersigned, a Justice of the Peace of said County, Isaac Wamsley and Minny V. Simonson who being by me duly sworn on their oaths solemnly say that the foregoing appraisement by them made of the goods and chattles of James Thompson, deceased is just and true to the best of their knowledge and belief and further they say not. Isaac Wamsley, M. V. Simonson. Sworn and subscribed before me this 17th day of Nov. 1840, John Wynn, Justice of the Peace.

x= widow's selection
I say received the above articles thi 21st day of November AD 1840. $484.18 3/4
Sarah Thompson, widow
Eleanor Shirts, witness

Received from John Wynn executor of the last will and testament of James Thompson deceased the following articles amounting as per appraisement to $968.25, the same being the balance of the personal property belonging to the estate of said deceased after the widows third is taken out an which according to the last will and testament of said deceased was will to my ward, John Thompson, child and heir of the said James Thompson, deceased.



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