Inventory and Sale of Enoch Coffin

Ripley County
Loose papers
An inventory of the goods and chattles and effects of Enoch Coffin Late of Ripley County Indi'a State. Desseased taken by Abner Hady and Nancy Coffin Administrators of the Estate of the said Deceased with the Assistance of Philip Newman and Henry Hughs Appraisors Called and Sworn for that purpose on the 27 day of June 1845

Description of the Property Value
1 bay mare 25.00
1 sorrel colt 12.00
1 bay colt 10.00
10 sheep 6.00
1 yoke of yearling bulls 5.00
1 wheat fan 5.00
1 mantle clock 5.00
1 foot adds 1.50
1 auger, 1 chizel, 1 square 1.50
1 big kittle 2.00
1 harrow or drag .50
73.50

The following Articles are selected by the widow and received by her

1 gray mare and colt 25.00
1 brindle cow and calf 8.50
1 red cow and calf 8.50
1 pide cow and calf 8.00
1 star car and calf 8.50
13 sheep 8.12
1st bedsted and bedding 7.00
2nd bedsted and bedding 4.00
3rd trundle and bedding 1.00
40 lbs wool 7.00
1 saddle and 1 set geers 5.00
1 shovel plow .50
91.12
carried up from page 2 15.20
total widow's selection $106.32
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1 loom 2.00
kichin ironware 1.50
1 table 1.00
1 coapboard and dishes 2.00
1 little wheel 2.00
1 big wheel and reel 1.50
6 chairs 1.20
1 log chain .75
2 tubs .50
2 buckets .50
1 axx .50
1 irn weg .25
1 stand 1.50
15.20

Philip Newman
Henry Hughs

The following is and count of the debts oweing by the said estate as near as I can be certain
Samuel Smith on note 14.50
Henry Waddle 12.37
D. H. Johnson 14.95
John Hunter 30.00
James Muir 20.00
Short 4.00
Philip Newman 5.00
A. V[?] Cady Dr. Bill 7.00
Dr Mullin Dr. Bill nv
Dr Hicks nv
Mortgage to surplus revenue bearing date April the 26. 1838 for 3.20
1 payment Feb the 5 1843 .75
A T. Cady Dr payable on surplus revenue .65
Samuel Cady Debt payable on surplus rev Interest & paid up to April 1844 .20

Sale Bill Accounts of Sales of the personal property of Enoch Coffin late of Ripley County State of Indiana Deceased at a public Sale held at the late Residence of the said deedst on the 6th day of September 1845

Sold To Description Value
Andrew V. Cady 1 square .41
Philip Newman 1 auger .45
Philip Newman 1 chisel .63
Philip Newman 1 foot adds 1.50
Samuel Cady 3 augers .15
Andrew V. Cady 1 kittle 1.18
Abner L. Cady 1 clock 3.00
David Griggs 1 wheat fan 4.18
David Brown 4 sheep 4.25
David Brown 4 sheep 2.50
David Brown 2 bulls 6.06
David Brown 1 bay colt 13.53
Andrew V. Cady 1 colt 15.00
Samuel Cady 1 bay mare 25.00
Total 77.84
the amount of Notes and Security
Andrew V. Cady security Samuel Cady 16.59
David Brown Security John Froman 26.54
Samuel Cady Andrew 25.15
David Griggs William Griggs 4.18
Philip Newman 2.58
Abner L. Cady 3.00
Total 77.84

George Corbin

State of Indiana Ripley County to wit:
The above named George Corbin makes oath that the above is a just and true account of the sale of the personal estate of Enoch Coffin late of said County deceased.

Sworn before me a Justice of the Peace of said County the twentieth day of September 1845
Seth Griggs Jr.


Last modified 20 March 2006