Pursuant to an order of Spotsylvania County Court dated the fifth day of December one thousand seven hundred and fifty Eight, We the Subscribers being first sworn have valued & appraised all the Estate of John Spotswood Esqr. Deceased at New post That was brought to our view in Current Money as followeth

(Page 88)
Rogers a Mare 5.00.0  
Dairy Haid & 2 Colts 89.00.0  
Great Jenny & 2 Colts 35.00.0  
Sherando 0.10.0  
young Grey Mare 10.00.0  
1 Mare Bay bottle 16.00.0  
1 Ditto Tayloe 10.00.0  
1 young Bay Mare 12.00.0  
Bony Lass 25.00.0  
Willis a Mare & Colt 14.00.0  
Scrub & her Colt 10.00.0  
White Stockings & Colt 25.00.0  
1 Dark Iron Grey Mare 15.00.0  
1 youung Mare Lady Leggs 15.00.0  
1 Large Black Horse 10.00.0  
Bowling 5.00.0  
_____ Sober John 70.00.0  
Diamond 70.00.0  
English Bull 3.00.0  
8 Cattle young & old @25/ 72.10.0  
11 Oxen 22.00.0  
50 Hoggs & 12 Shoats 62.10.0  
933 Barrells of Corn @2/ 373.04.0  
     
Horses    
Maidenhead 20.00.0  
Burwell 20.00.0  
Harelboy 20.00.0  
Draggon 20.00.0  
Mettle 5.00.0  
Carter 10.00.0  
Hunter 5.00.0  
Button 2.00.0  
25 Sheep @7/ 8.15.0  
     
Carried Over    
(Page 89)    
     
2 Carts &c 5.00.0  
Scales & Weights 12.00.0  
1 Horse White foot 15.00.0  
     
In the Drawing Room    
     
1 Large Bible 0.10.0  
1 Small Gun 3.00.0  
1 Small Ditto 3.03.0  
  1103.19.0  
     
2 Silver Hilted Swords 4.00.0  
56 Prints 25.00.0  
1 Card Table 1.00.0  
1 Tea Ditto 0.15.0  
1 Small Ditto & Coverlid 2.00.0  
2 Water Tea Board & Salver 1.00.0  
1 pr fire Tongs Shovel hand Iron & fender 1.15.0  
1 Shagreen knife Case 0.02.6  
1 Small Marble Table 1.00.0  
1 Looking Glass 3.00.0  
     
In the Dineing Room    
3 Square Tables 6.00.0  
1 Large Marble Table 5.00.0  
1 Looking Glass 2.10.0  
2 pr Tongs hand Irons & Fender 2.05.0  
12 Old Chairs 4.00.0  
2 Mahogony Tables in the Passage 4.10.0  
A parcell of old hoes, Axes, &c 2.00.0  
1 old Steel Hill 0.05.0  
1300 Bushells of Salt @2/ 130.00.0  
33 lbs of Barr Iron @3d 0.11.1  
1 Large Copper 204 lbs @2/ 20.08.0  
1 Large Oly Jarr 0.10.0  
1000 lbs Chalk 1.02.0  
2 Juggs of Oyl 1.10.0  
2 Old Juggs 0.06.0  
12 Reap Hooks 0.12.0  
A Barr of Steel 0.04.6  
1 old Whipsaw 0.10.0  
4 New Spades 1.08.0  
11 Bushells of Beans 1.05.0  
3 Fenders 0.03.0  
8 lbs of Shoe Thread @1/6 0.12.0  
1 Sain 2.00.0  
Carried Over    
     
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1 Coach, Harness & 6 Bridles 40.00.0  
1 Sloop 50.00.0  
2 Flattes 8.00.0  
1 Saddle 0.10.0  
1 Gun 1.10.0  
     
In the best Room    
12 Chairs 24.00.0  
2 Marble Tables 14.00.0  
Settee 7.00.0  
1 Tea Table 0.10.0  
1 Tea Board 1.10.0  
Fender, 2 Hand Irons, Shovel & Tongs 3.00.0  
Large Looking Glass 8.00.0  
1 Clock Case 5.00.0  
1 Carpet 2.00.0  
1 Case of China handle Knives &c 1.05.0  
1 Doz. China handle Do 1.05.0  
  1502.11.1  
     
1 Tea Chest 0.05.0  
1 Coconut Shell 0.15.0  
     
In Mrs Spotswood's Room    
1 Bed 2 Blanketts 1 pr Sheets Coverled    
Bolster 2 Pillows Bedstead Curtains & Valine 30.00.0  
1 Bed 2 Blanketts 1 pr Sheets Cotten    
Coverled Curtains & Vallins 22.00.0  
1 Spinnett 14.00.0  
1 Bed 2 Blanketts 1 pr of Sheets Coverled    
2 Pillows Bedstead Bolster &c 12.00.0  
Chest of Drawers 3.00.0  
1 Large Chest 1.10.0  
1 Small Dress for a Dressing Glass 0.02.6  
1 Small hair Trunk 0.04.0  
3 Setts of Window Curtains 4.12.0  
1 old Trunk 0.10.0  
1 Small Ditto 0.01.0  
1 Looking Glass 1.15.0  
1 Round Table 1.06.0  
1 Arm Chair 0.15.0  
1 pr Hand Irons 1 pr Tongs & Shovel 0.15.0  
Carried Over    
     
(Page 91)    
1 Hair Trunk old sugar Cannister, Sundry    
Bottles, Stone Bottles, pots & some books 1.05.0  
All Thee Matts 1.00.0  
     
Up Staires    
1 Bed Bolster 2 pillows 2 Blanketts,    
Coverled, Bedstead Valine Curtains &c 36.00.0  
1 Bed ?? Sml Quilt 1 pr Sheets, 2 Blanketts    
2 Pillows Bolster Curtain & Vallin Bedstead 30.00.0  
3 Setts of Window Curtains 4.10.0  
1 Arm Chair 6.00.0  
2 Dressing Tables & Glasses 10.00.0  
1 Large Leather Trunk 0.15.0  
1 Carpet 1.15.0  
1 pr of Hand Irons 1 pr Tongs & Shovel 1.00.0  
1 Bed Bolster 1 pr Sheets,2 Pillows    
Coverled Bedstead Curtain & Vallin 35.00.0  
1 Bed Bolster 2 pillows 2 Blanketts, 1pr Sheets    
Coverled, Bedstead Curtains & Valine &c 25.00.0  
3 Setts of Window Curtains 4.10.0  
2 Dressing Tables 7.00.0  
1 Carpet 2.00.0  
4 Chairs 2.00.0  
1 Pr hand Irons Shovel Tongs & Hair Broom 1.00.0  
     
Over the Passage    
Couch Bolster & 2 Pillows 1.10.0  
1 Large Trunk 2.00.0  
1 Small Do 0.10.0  
1 Old Chest 0.04.0  
  1768.18.7  
     
1 old Leather Trunk 0.04.0  
2 old Chairs 0.10.0  
1 Wall Broom 0.05.0  
1 Table 0.10.0  
     
Over the Drawing Room    
1 Bed 2 Pillows 1 Bolster & Bedstead 8.00.0  
1 Bed 2 Pillows 1 Bolster & Bedstead 8.00.0  
3 Window Curtains 2.05.0  
1 Dressing Table 1.10.0  
1 Looking Glass 1.10.0  
1 Chair 0.10.0  
1 Large Picture a Scripture Piece 25.00.0  
     
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In the Cellar    
1 Pipe of Wine 55.00.0  
80 Gallons Molasses @2/6 10.00.0  
40 lbs Casion Soap 3.00.0  
2? lbs Brown Sugar @6d 6.05.0  
Parcell of Butter Pot old Candl &c 3.00.0  
     
In the Valt    
Half a pipe of Wine &c 27.10.0  
     
In the Passage    
1 Small Still 5.10.0  
3 Large Jarrs & a Parcell of old Casks 2.00.0  
     
In the Kitchen    
4 Doz Pewter Plates 2.10.0  
6 Tin Covers 0.12.0  
8 Water Plates 1.05.0  
12 Dishes 3.00.0  
6 Iron Pots 3.00.0  
1 Soop Dish 1.00.0  
1 Brass Kittle & Do for fish 1.15.0  
1 Bell Mettle Skillet & 4 Iron Do 2.00.0  
1 Dutch Oven 2 frying Pans 0.10.0  
2 Spits & 2 Pot hooks 0.12.0  
2 Driping Pans Flesh Forks Tongs & Shovel 0.10.0  
1 Gallon Measure 0.10.0  
     
In the Dairy    
7 Tin Milk Pans 0.07.0  
2 Pewter Dishes 0.08.0  
Smiths Tools in the Smith Shop 7.10.0  
7 pr HL Hinges In the Warehouse 0.14.0  
4 pr Brass Hinges 2.10.0  
1 Large Brass Lock &c 1.15.0  
3 Iron Ditto 1.04.0  
6 of hair Rope 0.02.6  
9 Bottles Mustard 1.10.0  
3 Copper Stew & 1 Sauce Pan 2.00.0  
2 Sifters & 1 Sear?? 0.12.6  
  1965.04.7  
     
15 Small Bottles of Mustard 0.12.6  
Some Cannisters & one Tin Lantern 0.07.6  
     
Carried Over    
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10 lbs Pepper 1.10.0  
5 Beaded Scrubing Brushes 2.10.0  
2 Mops and four Brooms 0.12.0  
1 Copper Stewpan and one Cullender 0.07.6  
     
Blew Room    
2 Beds Bedsteads & furniture 10.00.0  
1 Bed Rug and one pr of Sheets Gent to Ribal? 4.00.0  
3 Chairs 2.05.0  
     
Over the Blew Room    
2 Tables 0.15.0  
Some Phials &c 5.00.0  
15 lbs Drop Shot 0.12.6  
1 Scrubing Brush 0.05.0  
10 Bed Quilts 20.00.0  
Some Table Prints 1.00.0  
1 Carpet 1.15.0  
1 Coffee pot 1 Chocolate Do 3 Chaifing    
Dishes, one Brass Plate warmer, 5 brass    
Candlesticks and one harth shovel 3.15.0  
     
In the Warehouse    
Some Joyners Tools 1.15.0  
6 M 20d Nails @ 12/6 3.12.0  
10 M 8d Nails @ 6/6 3.05.0  
15 M Flooring Brads @ 9/ 6.15.0  
22 M 10d Nails @ 7/6 8.05.0  
6 lbs Glue 0.06.0  
10 M Small Brads 1.05.0  
4 M Flooring Do 1.16.0  
9 Eight Inch Brass Locks 9.00.0  
9 Do small 3.15.0  
1 Iron Do with Brass _____? 4.00.0  
2 pr Brass Hinges 2.00.0  
11 pr Small Do @ 12/ 6.12.0  
1 Brass Nocker 0.15.0  
12 pr Window Shutter Hinges 0.18.0  
3 Doz. Paint Brushes 0.18.0  
100 lbs White lead with Oyl    
taken for N. Building 2.00.0  
? Cord and pulley to 0.05.0  
300 lbs of Bar Lead @ 4 5.00.0  
60 feet of window glass taken    
from old N Building 2.00.0  
     
In Mrs Spotswood's Room    
1 Toilet 0.07.6  
2 Coverleads 1.05.0  
5 Do Cotton 3.10.0  
3 pr Brown Sheets 3, Eight Towels 8/ 3.08.0  
     
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12 pr White Sheets & Pillow Cases 12.00.0  
6 Table Covers 0.12.0  
12 Table Cloths & Towells 2.10.0  
2 Toilets 0.02.6  
  2109.08.7  
     
11 Towels & Napkins 0.12.0  
2 Counterpins 1.05.0  
3 Table Cloths 1.15.0  
12 Napkins & Towells 1.10.0  
17 Damask Napkins 3.00.0  
14 Damask Table Cloths 20.00.0  
10 pr Holland Sheets & Pillow Cases 25.00.0  
7 Table Cloths & Towells 2.00.0  
Glass, China, Earthen & Stone Ware 41.10.3  
12 Bushells of Rye 1.04.0  
20 Bushells of Wheat 1.00.0  
Sundrys for the Air Furnance &c 162.00.0  
Iron Potts & Old Iron 111.00.0  
1 Old Horse & Saddle 5.00.0  
8 Chairs wth Red Bottoms 16.00.0  
8 Ditto wth Leather Ditto 4.16.0  
1 lb 14 oz Prussion Blue @25/ 3.05.9  
14 Large Glasses for hot Beds 7.00.0  
1 Large old Copper Kettle 3.00.0  
1 Bed 3 Counterpin 1 Blanket, 2 pr Sheets    
& Bolster 7.10.0  
a parcell of old Books, Poctr, ?? these    
to be his Property 1.00.0  
Pidgeon hole Press 2.10.0  
     
Negros    
Old Sam 10.00.0  
Great Daniel 70.00.0  
Hinton? 55.00.0  
Orrang 15.00.0  
Billy Cochman 100.00.0  
Duke 50.00.0  
Prince Blind 10.00.0  
Harry Spencer 75.00.0  
Jamy Airmsted 30.00.0  
Jeffery 70.00.0  
     
Carried Over    
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Phebe old 10.00.0  
Queen and her Children Nanny & Willy 110.00.0  
Dolly and her Children Charity & Easter 110.00.0  
Rema old 10.00.0  
Belle & her Children Billy, Duke,Phillis &    
Johnny 200.00.0  
Margaret 30.00.0  
Betty a Molato Girl 50.00.0  
Betty a Girl 10.00.0  
Daniel Gray 70.00.0  
  3695.06.7  
     
Sarah and her Children, Charity, Clary,    
& ?? 100.00.0  
Ben 60.00.0  
Sally Seward a Molato 100.00.0  
Bob Founder at the Air Furnace 100.00.0  
  4045.06.7  

Fielding Lewis
Richard Brooke
Lawrence Taliaferro

At a Court held for Spotsylvania County on Monday, November the 7th 1763,this Inventory of the Estate of John Spotswood Esqr. Deceased Returned into Court is Ordered to be Recorded.
Test
John Waller


Last modified: 7 July 1999
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