Estate Inventory of Joseph Norman, SC, 18 Jan 1765

A True Inventory of all the Goods and Chattles [sic] belonging to the Estate of Joseph Norman Deceased Apprais'd the Eighteenth of January 1765 [18 Jan 1765].

[£] [s] [d]
1 Large Oval Table £5 1 Small Do. 30/ 6 10
1 Small squar [sic] Do. 10/ 1 Square Ditto 5/ 15
1 Cot frame bed and Quilt £3 20 Chairs £8 11
1 Bedstead mattrass [sic] 2 Blankets Bolster
and 2 Pillow Cases 1 Pr Sheets & Curtains
30
1 Bed & furniture 10
1 Bed and furniture &c 35
1 Small Case £3 1 Large Do. £5 8
1 Desk 50/ 1 Chest 15/ a Box 2/6 3 7 6
1 Broken Gun Bayonett &c 5
1 Gun and Coutraments &c 5
2 Old Guns Cutlash and Cartouch [sic] Box 1
11 Wedges 70/ a Lott Shoemakers Tools 20/ 4 10
1 Lott Carpenters Ditto 5
4 Sett mall rings 20/ 1 Lott Axes 60/ 4
1 Ditto Old Iron 20/ 1 Do. Old Brass 15/ 1 15
1 Lott Coopers Tools 60/ 1 parcel old hoes 40/ 5
4 Iron potts 90/ 1 X Cut saw 60/ 7 10
2 pitt Saws 20/ 1 Lott of Books 30/ 2 10
2 Pr Iron Dogs £6 2 pair Iron tongs 15/ 6 15
1 Tea Kettle & Trivet 20/ 3 Sad Irons 20/ 2
1 Spit and Frying pan 30/ 1 Case pistoles [sic] £5 6 10
1 Old Do. 15/ 1 Lott of Crocary [sic] ware & servers 3
1 Ditto Knives and forks 1 5
1 Do. pewter Spoons 25/ 2 Pr Gold Buttons @ £6 7 5
1 Pr Silver shoe Buckles & Stock Do. 4
5 Silver spoons £4 1 Silver Watch £25 29
10 Old Pewter Plates and one dish 1
4 Tin pans £2 6 pewter plates, 1 Dish £2 4
1 Lott old Bottles 10/ 4 Cannisters [sic] & sugar Box 10/ 1
1 Pr Spectacles 5/ 3 Raisors [sic] & hone &c £2 2 5
9 Juggs £6 3 fatt Potts 20/ 2 Chamber pott 5/ 7 5
1 Lott woollen [sic] wearing apparel 50
1 Do. Old Ditto 30/ Old Linen Ditto £12 13 10
1 Lott Table Linen 30/ 12 Rice hooks 30/ 3
1 Feather bed £5 1 Mattrass 10/ 5 10
A parcel of wool 40/ 5 Old Boxes 5 2 5
3 pair shoes 40/ 1 Cloak £5 1 pair stocking 7/6 7 7 6
3 hats 35/ 1 warming pan 10/ tobaco [sic] knife 2/6 2 7 6
2 Sadles [sic] and howsing 10 10
1 Chest 30/ 17 Yds Irish Linen @ 15/ Pr Yd 14 5
24 Yds Osnabrigs @ £5 1 Stone mill £5 10
1 Pr Rice Sives 30/ 1 half Bushel 10/ 2
A part of Rice unsold 660
A parcel potatoes 30/ Crop of pease £10 11 10
A Crop of Corn 108 15
1 Conk [sic: Conch] Shell 5/ To a stock hogs £66 66 5
Horse, Rainbow £2 Buck £30 Cradle £12 44
Sparrow £12 merrigold £10 sprightly £10 32
Strawberry £6 3 head Young Do. £13 19
Riding horse Roman 30
17 head Sheep @50/ Pr head 42 10
1 Pr Stiliards £3 1 Horse Cart £3 6
1 Ox Cart Yoks [sic] and Chains 20
17 head working Oxen @ £14 Pr head 238
54 head Cattle £4..10 Pr head 243
12 Bee hives £6 1 Comb & Glass 20/ 6 10
Negroe Men Harry 400
Samson £250 Jack £300 Frank £280 830
Jemmy £350 350
Wenches & Children, Phillis & her Child Cate 300
Flora and her Child Creasher 320
Bella and Child Patty 250
Dinah £300 Old flora £120 420
Fryall £200 Mall £120 380
John mend streight [sic] 220
Doll £150 Jane £130 Prince £100 380
Sam £80 Plymouth £60 140
[Total:][1] £ 5860 2 6

To Cash £38.15

By us
Francis Lamon.
Jonathan Bacon.
John Gelzer.

The Appraisement of the Two Negroes belonging to the Estate of Joseph Norman Deceas'd Omitted in the appraisement Already returned.
Simon Two hundred and Ten pounds [£210]
Sharper Two hundred and Fifty pounds [£250]

Francis Lamon.
Jonathan Bacon.
John Gelzer.

  • South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Microfilm ST0486. Inventories of Estates (WPA transcripts). Series S213215, Volume 88A, Pages 187–188.

[1] The given total is incorrect. It should be 15 shillings less (i.e., £5859-7-6d).
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