Inventory and apraisement of the Estate of Royston Betts Jr decd taken this the 17th November 1841

House hold furniture
1 Dining Set Liverpool china $12.00
1 Set plated castors 8.00
1 Set Salts and Silver Salt Spoons 2.25
Dozn Silver Table Spoons 12.50
6 Table mats, Crumb brush 1.63
doz German Silver Table Tea Spoons 3.25
1 Doz Liverpool dining plates 1.00
1 " do do deep plates 1.00
2 Covered Dishes 1.50
2 Oyster Dishes 1.00
5 Edged Dishes 1.00
2 Bowles .38
1 Doz Silver Tea Spoons 10.00
1 Pair Silver Sugar Tongs 3.00
1 Britannia Coffee and Cream pot 6.00
1 Set Tea china and water 5.00
Glass ware on the side board in the dining room 1.75
1 Set castors in Do. 1.00
1 Glass Lamp 1.00
1 Horse bell and Candle Stick 1.00
2 Small pitchers and 2 do. waiters .63
1 Large Tin Canister .50
1 Liquor Case and Bottles 1.50
A parcel of knives and forks and waiters 3.00
3 pictures and Small Looking Glass .50
1 Shovel and Tonges in dining room .50
1 pair and Irons in do. 1.00
2 pairs and Irons in ditto 1.00
8 Chairs in ditto 3.00
1 Side board in dining room 8.00
1 mahogany dining table in do 5.00
1 Walnut Tea Table 2.00
1 Linen Damask Tea Table clothes 4.00
1 Cherry table 1.50
1 Book case and Stand 5.00
1 fine dining table and 2 benches 2.50
2 Large waiters 1.00
1 Small Gun 8.00
1 Large 3.00
1 Wine safe 3.00
Tin ware in the safe 1.50
4 ps wood ware and butter pot .75
1 old Desk .50
1 set of old Books .15
2 Large and 2 Small Demijohns 2.50
1 parcel of empty bottles 1.00
1 pr. seales and weights .75
8 Stone Jars 3.00
3 Stone Jugs .75
1 Large chest 1.00
in the Setting room
1 mahogany Side Board 30.00
1 ditto Dining Table 9.00
1 ditto Tea Ditto 6.00
1 ditto Candle Stand 5.00
1 doz Winsor chairs 8.00
Glass ware on the side board 10.25
2 flower vases .31
1 Shovel and tons 1.50
1 Small mantle glass 2.50
1 hearth brush and bellows .50
1 pr. And Irons 1.00
1 carpet and Hearthing 15.00
inside Winder Blinds 1.00
In the chamber
Bed, Bedstead and furniture 45.00
1 Mahogany Bureau 20.00
1 Dressing Glass 2.00
1 Westley & Seamonds and Glermis reflections 2.00
1 pair And Irons and fender 2.50
1 carpet 1.50
7 windsor chairs 3.50
wash stand bowl and pitcher 2.00
Inside winder blinds .25
In the passage
1 Side Table 1.00
Passage carpetting 3.00
Stairs carpetting 5.00
in the drawing room
1 mahogany sopha 20.00
1 pair of pair tables 15.00
1 Doz Cain bottom chairs 20.00
1 Rocking chair with cushings 8.00
1 mantle Glass 10.00
1 pair candles stick and snuffers and 2 flower vases 3.50
Fender. And Irons Shovel and Tonge 10.00
4 window curtains 10.00
1 carpet and hearthing 30.00
on the Stair Steps
1 wood clock 5.00
In the passage up Stairs
1 Table .50
a parcel of Books 3.00
1 wash basin .25
In the Girls room
1 mahogany Bureau 13.00
1 Dressing Glass .50
1 Bed, Bedstead and furniture 1st choice 35.00
1 ditto ditto 2 choice 30.00
1 Carpet .75
window blinds .25
1 pr. And Irons Shovel and tonges 1.00
3 chairs 1.50
In the Boys room
1 Bed, Bedstead and furniture 20.00
1 Carpet 2.00
1 old pine table .25
inside winder blinds .25
In the Large chamber up stairs
1 Curtain Bedding and furniture 45.00
1 Bedsted Bed and furniture 20.00
1 Toilet table and Cover 2.00
1 dressing Glass .75
doz Green windsor chairs 3.00
3 Small fenders 3.00
1 pair And Irons 1.50
1 Carpet and rug 2.50
window blinds .50
In the wing upstairs
1 Bedstead, Bed and furniture 30.00
1 Toilet Table 2.00
1 dressing Glass .75
1 wash stand bowl and pitcher 2.00
Shovel and Tonges and Old And Irons .50
1 childs crib Bed and Beding 5.00
winder curtains .50
1 pitcher .25
Carpet (Old) .50
Crops
38 barrels Long Corn @ 3$ 114.00
4 Barrels Short Corn @ $150/100 6.75
61 feet Top fodder @ ? 10.17
950 Bundles blade fodder @ .05 4.75
4 Loads Shucks @ 1$ 4.00
1 Bushels Wheat @ $1 1.50
wheat in the straw .80
Stock
18 Sheep @ $2 36.00
1 Blue Horse 20.00
1 Bay Horse (Baltimore) 40.00
1 Bay Filly 50.00
2 Yak Oxen @ $30 60.00
1 ditto ditto 20.00
1 White bull 12.00
1 Cow (Baltimore) 10.00
1 Cow (Whiteback) 8.00
3 Cows @ $8 24.00
1 Cow @ $6 6.00
1 Bull yearling 3.00
2 calves @ $2 4.00
2 Sows @ $4 8.00
1 Hog @ 4.00
1 ditto 3.00
Kitchen furniture
3 Water Tubs 1.50
2 large Iron pots and Hooks 2.50
3 Tea Kettles (old .50
1 Grd Iron and Spider .75
Frying pan mortar and pestle 1.00
Flesh forks and Ladle .38
1 pair Tonges and poker .38
1 Set candle moulds and tin ware 1.50
2 coffee pots .50
1 Bell metal Kettle and wine serve 1.50
1 pair old Irons (Say And Irons) .25
2 pot racks .50
Plantation Utensils
1 Carriage and Harness 300.00
1 Gig and Harness 40.00
1 Wagon and Harness 45.00
1 Hh.o Brake and wheels 15.00
1 Ox Cart and wheels 10.00
Plantation utensils and c
1 Wood Gilt Tumbril tray and wheels 18.00
1 pair Tumbril wheels 8.00
Horse cart gear 4.00
1 Saddle and c 1.50
1 Saddle and c .50
1 Set plough gear 2.00
1 Set plough gear @ ? 1.00
2 Single Ox Yokes and cart saddle .50
1 pit saw 2.00
1 Grind Stone .75
Carpenters tools and tool chest 15.00
1 Broad axe 2.50
1 ditto ditto .50
6 Reap hooks 1.50
A parcel of white pine plank under the barn shed 1.50
A parcel of Yellow pine ditto under ditto 1.25
1 Lot plank 2.95
1 Barrel Stone line .50
1 Cross cut saw 3.00
4 Door frames @ $1 4.00
95 feet Walnut plank @ 4cts 3.80
a parcel of tubs in the barn .25
a parcel of laths .50
Cotton gin and Flax wheel .25
4 carry and other ploughs @ $2 8.00
1 Cultivator 2.00
1 Iron Rake .35
a parcel of old ploughes under the corn house shed .50
2 Barrels containing some Tart Glass Oil .50
2 Axes 1st choice 4.00
2 ditto 2 choice of 1.00
5 Old Axes 1.00
2 mauls and 3 wedges 1.50
Framed Scantling 5.00
46g feet oak scantling 5.00
7 oak stock @ $1 5.00
5 poplar stock @ $1 5.00
1 Bedstead in the accounting room 2.00
1 pair Steel yards .50
2 Iron bound Kegs 1.50
8 Sack bags @ .75
2 Hives bees 3.00
cords pine wood in the woods @ .75 .nv
Plantation Utensils and c
2050 Cypress Shingles @ $3 7.17
1090 Chesnut Shingles @ $4 4.36
a parcel paint Kegs and brushes .50
a parcel cans containing some oil 1.50
1 Keg white Lead 2.50
2 Ox chains 1.50
1 Work and Screw 1.00
1 Wheat fan 12.00
2 Scythes an dCradles 1.50
1 mat axe .25
2 Fodder ropes .25
a parcel of Old Iron in the barn 1.00
1 Hamper Basket and Lime Serve .25
3 Cast Iron ploughes 3.00
a parcel of old Single ties .75
a Lot of old hoes Shovels and c 1.00
a parcel of lumber in the Smoke House .50
Oil jugs and c .50
2 Large Kettles @ $2 4.00
1 peck measure and 4 trays and milk piggin 1.00
a parcel of empty barrels in the diary an sthd. .75
2 Kegs containing some vinegar .50
3 Baskets and Hammer .25
5 Ox Yokes 2.50
Slaves
(Willed to Emiline Betts now the wife of Richard H Payne)
Samuel Turk 500.00
Hulda Turk 350.
Addison Turk 325.
Lucinda (Laura) 200.
------- 1375.00
(Willed to Virginia Betts)
Richard Cralle 600.00
Eliza 500.00
Richard 350.00
Ann 300.00
Ann was at the death of the Testator and is still in the possession of Royston Betts of
Baltimore
------- 1750.00
(Willed to Caroline Betts)
John Craney 500.00
Levinia 400.00
Esther 100.00
------- 1000.00
Griffin 550.00
John Nelms 600.00
George House Servant 450.00
Isaac 600.
Boy Alfred 275.
James 275.
George 150.
Hiram 200.
William 350.
Henry 100.
------- 3550.00
Woman Ninney Old 50.
Polly and child Davy 300.
Felicia 450.00
Lucinda and child margareth 350.00
Fenor 300.
Girl Maria 350.
Mary Ann 250.
Isabella 250.
Roberta 200.
Polly 100.
------- 2600.00
Martha 125.00
Carried forward $10,400.00
Slaves
Girl Eliza Small 80.00
Boy Charles 100.00
------ 180.00
$10,580.00

Thomas Sydown and John D. Betts
administrators wish the will annexed of Royston Betts Jr decd.


Last Update 3 January 2011

Name: Gary Stanton

Email: gstanton@umw.edu