Estate of William Edmandson, Dec'd
Essex County, 1774

An Inventory and Appraisement of the Estate of William Edmandson Dec'd taken the 22d day April 1774      
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Negroes      
Britian 65. Isaac 40. Eleck 75. Old Dick 11 191 0 0
Boy Sam 60. Tony 50. Phillis 60. Jemima 11 181 0 0
Winey a girl 40 0 0
In the Hall      
1 Curtain Bed and Furniture 10. 1 Bla. walnut Dsk 3 13 0 0
1 Small dressing table (bla. walnut) 0 15 0
1 Large bla. walnut table 3/. 1 small maple table (oval) 5/. 1 15 0
1 Small Corner Cupbard 10/. 1 Small rum case &10. bottels 10/. 1 0 0
1 house Screen 25/. 6 Table matts (straw) 3/. 1 8 0
1 Fine Gunn (small 40/. 1 ditto (large) 20/ 3 0 0
1 Pr Small fire Bellows 5/. 1 Small hair Trunk 5/ 0 10 0
1 Small red leather Trunk 2/6 1 cocoanutt punch ladle 6/ 0 8 6
1 wooden punch ladle 6d. 1 Small looking glass (old) 1/3 0 1 9
1 Small looking glass 4/. 1 Tinn Candle Box 1/3 0 5 3
1 large china bowl (cracked) 7/6 1 D (small) 7/6 0 15 0
1 English china bowl 2/. 1 small glass cooler 2/6 0 4 6
1 Glass Decanter 2/. 1 beer glass 0 4 0
6 cold. coffee cups 5 tea do. 4 saucers 1 bowl tea & mk pr 0 4 0
1 Small wht. stone bowl 3 cups 3 sawsers t.pt. & must d.do. 0 1 6
1 Tinn Sugar Box 0 2 0
1 Book folio the life of our Saviour &c 1 0 0
1 Book folio Perkins on Christ 12/6 a parcel old Books 10/ 1 2 6
1 pewter Quart pot 1 pint 0 9 0
2 pr. brass candle sticks 1 pr iron sm. 6/1 pr old aniron 0 0 6
1 pr tongs taster old shovel 5/. 1 box Iron & Heaters 4/ 0 9 0
1 Oak arm chear 5/. 6 bla. painted flagg chairs 9/ 0 14 0
In the Desk      
1 Silver watch 3. 1 pr large silver shoe buckles 15/ 3 15 0
1 pr Silver shoe Buckles 15/. 1 pr silver knee ditto 5/. 1 0 0
1 stock buckle 5/. Razors Hone & strap 7/6 0 12 6
Money in the House      
2 doubloons 2 pistols 1/8 of a joe? weight 11 13 11
4 Sows & 2 Bars. 5/5. 6 shoats 36/. 18 sm shoats 3/10 10 11 0
6 Sows 4/10. 7 Barrows 5/5. 21 Shats 3/10 13 15 0
12 Shoats 48/. 4 Piggs 10 2 18 0
2 white Horses 25. 1 bay Colt 2 10 0
22 Old sheep 8/5. 16 lambs 3/4 11 9 0
1 Still and worm 7 0 0
In the Sheed      
1 Bed & Furniture bed sted cord &c 6 0 0
1 Bed & Furniture bla walnut bead sted cord &c 6 0 0
1 Calico bed quilt 10/. 1 old bed quilt 5/. 1 eg rugg 10/ 1 5 0
1 Cotton blankett 8/. 1 dutch blankett 6/ 0 14 0
Carried Forward      
1 large elbow flag chair & cushon 0 3 0
a parcel of stone ware 4/. 8 yds. white cotto 21/3 1 5 3
35 Us? cotton sheet 3/1/3. 7 yds Jeans 21/ 4 2 3
5 yds drk cold broad cloth 4. 1 pr mans shos 9/ 4 9 0
1 pr mens shoes cork soles 11/3. 1 pr mens ditto 10/ 1 1 3
1 bla Breetches Pattern 6/. 1 mans fine hatt 22/6 1 8 6
25 yds Irish linnen 43/9. 26 yds Irish ditto 3/18 6 1 9
1 dozn red & white printed Hankerchiefs 1 2 6
3 Course check handkerchiefs 3/. 4 pr mens shrd. stockig. 15/ 0 18 0
2 pr fine mens shrd. stgs 12/. 1 pr germn. orns 5/11/5 6 3 5
1 pr womans thrd hose 9/9. 3 pr sheets (wht. shetg.) 45/ 2 14 9
1 stampr coton counterpin 3/. 1 wht. ditto 20/ 1 3 0
9 linnen towels 5/. 2 huchaback table cloths 30/ 1 15 0
5 huck ack table cloths (old) 9/9. 8 linen plo. cases 8/ 0 17 9
2 cotton pillow cases 1/. 1 large leather trunk 10/ 0 10 0
1 wooden chest 10/. 4 old flagg chears 5/ 0 15 0
Up Stairs      
1 bed and furniture bedstead &c 3 10 0
1 pr cotton shets 45/. 1 pr linnen ditto 15/ 3 0 0
2 old cotton counterpins 10/. 1 new ditto 20/ 1 10 0
1 fine flanders Bed tick 3 4 yds chd. linnen 8/ 3 7 6
8 sides leather 3/5. 1 bla walnut beadstead 2/6 0 8 6
a pacell? reap hooks 2/6 1 brass wired wheat sive 6/ 0 8 6
a leather bottom wheat sive 1/6 1 bla walnut armd chair 0 9 0
1 old walnt arm chr & cls. stool pann 0 6 0
a stone jugg 2/. 1 old trunk 5/. 1 chest 7/6 old sword &c 6d 0 15 0
2 hamers 2/. 2 bung borers 2/6; 2 old files & 2 foot rule 6d 0 5 0
3 hair brushes 1/3. 1 pine table 2/6 0 3 9
In the Cellar      
a parcell of carpenters & coopers tools 12/6. 16 dozn 2r bottles 40/. 1 large Iron bound cask 6/ 2 6 0
1 Rm Flkd & 2 casks 11/. 6 small casks 10/. 5 Juggs 8/ 1 9 0  
8 butter pots 8/. 3 Tinn & 2 wooden funnels 3/3 0 11 3
1 old chest 6d. 3 tubbs & piggns 5/. 7 sides upr leathers 5/ 2 10 6
In the Kitchen      
3 large Iron Potts 20/ 3 small potts &1 dutch oven 7/6 1 7 6
1 Tea Kittle & stand 6/. 1 pr Tongs & grid Iron 3/ 0 9 0
3 spits 1 frying pan & ladle 12/. 1 skillet & 3 potthooks 10/ 1 2 0
a parcel old Iron 3/6. a parcel old cotton cards 4/6 0 8 0
1 bed and furniture 35/. 1 Spinning wheel 6/ 2 1 0
a parcel old pails and tubs 7/6. 3 chamber potts 3/ 0 10 6
1 small grind stone 1/ 0 1 0
Up Stairs of the Dary      
a parcell milk pans &c 5/. a watering pott 1/3 0 6 3
a parcell cotton and wool 16/. 11 baggs & wrappers 22/6 1 18 6
a small safe 7/6. 1 doz pewter Plates 12/. 8 pewters 8/ 1 7 6
9 old pewter plates 4/. 9 large pewter dishes 18/ 1 2 0
3 pewter basons 3/. 2 pewter cans coffee pott & dish cov 3/ 0 6 0
2 brass chaffing dishes 6/. a parsel earthen ware 5/ 0 11 0
1 spice morter and pestell 4/. a parcell stone dshs & plats 10/ 0 14 0
a parcell stme butter potts 8/6. 2 chests & 3 earthen potts 3/. 0 11 6
2 small flour tubs & 1 cask 5/. 1 scrubbing clamp 1/ 0 6 0
9 cws and calves 22/10. 6 cows 12/2 heifers 3/10 38 0 0
6 young stears 12. 8 work steers 38. 10yearlings 7/10 52 10 0
a parsel plows, axes, wedges, and old Iron 1 15 0
1/2 dozn silver Table spoons 3. 1/2 dozn d Tea spoons 20/ 4 0 0
1 bay Mare & 2 years old colt 20 0 0
1 Grey Mare and yearling Colt 12 0 0
In the Barn      
1 Double chair & harness 16. 2 old mans saddls 30/ 17 10 0
7 Raw hides 3. a parcell homney beans 16/ 3 16 0
10 bushels wheat 40/. 5 bushels black eye peas 10/ 2 10 0
5 old Tobaco hhds and a parcel old casks 2 5 0
a cart and wheals ox chains yoaks &c 1 10 0
1 pr Iron bound wheels 40/. 10 knives & 11 forks 3/9 2 3 9
Barrels corn at 8/ pr Barrel; Toba 12/6; Bacon @5d; 2 old tables Tubbs & Trays 5/. 2 deer skins 10/ 0 15 0
1 Cow 0 32 6
Augustine Moore
Nathan Waggener
Benja. Waggener

At a Court held for Essex County on Monday the 17th Day of March 1777, this Inventory and appraisement of the Estate of William Edmonson Decd was this day returned and ordered to be recorded
Teste, Hancock Lee Elks



Last Updated on 5/23/99
By Gary Stanton
Email: gstanton@umw.edu