Estate Inventory of John Norman, Charleston County SC, 20 Jan 1758

An Inventory of the Goods & Chattles belonging to the Estate of John Norman deceas'd.

[£] [s] [d]
1 Negro Man Guy 400
1 Do Smart 300
1 Do Simon 280
1 Do Sepew (Young) 290
1 Do Sepew (Old) 150
1 Do Jack 250
1 Do Prince 300
1 Do Warrick 250
1 Negroe Wench Lilley & Child 400
1 Do Bellar and Child 325
1 Do Dafney & Child 300
1 Do Jenny[1] 300
1 Do Sebiner 150
1 Negroe Boy Cudjoe[2] 160
1 Do Winter[3] 100
1 Negroe Girl Hannah[4] 150
1 Do Betty 130
A Bed Matless & furniture 60\£ a Mahogny [sic] 1/2 Drawers 10\£ 70
A Mahogony Tea Table \£6. 4 Walnut Chairs 4\£ 10
10 Black Chairs \£6.10. A Large Looking Glass \£10. 16 10
2 Mahogony Dining Tables @ \£6 & 5\£ a Silver Watch 20\£ 31
A pr. Dogs, Tongs & Pocker [sic] 40/ 5 Silver Teaspoons & Tongs 80. 6
A pair Large Silver Shoe & Knee Buckles \£6. an old Tl. 10/ 6 10
Total Sum £ 5548 10

Signed this 20th Janry. 1758.

John Gannaway
Richard Bedon Junr.
He'y [Henry] Saltus

  • South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Microfilm ST0482. Inventories of Estates (WPA transcripts). Series S213215, Volume 84, Pages 304-306.

[1], [2], [3], [4] Compare the names of these slaves to those named in John Norman's will, respectively: Jenny/Jene, Winter/Winter, Hannah/Hannah, and Cudjoe/Cuger.
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