Inventory of Jeodiah Bell - 29 January 1750 - Transcribed by Gail M. Walczyk
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An Inventory of the Estate of Jeodiah Bell as Followeth -

Ten Slaves To wit Toney, Sue, Frank, Gistis, Casar, Pegg, Leah, Jacob, Esther, Saul, 1 Press, 1 Case of Draws, 11 Desk, 2 Oval Tables 1 Wainscot Chest 2 Plain Ditto 1 Dozen of Chairs 5 Beds and furniture 13 Earthen Plates 2 Punch Bowles 25 head of Cattle & 25 head of Sheep 4 head of horse kind 2 Plows & 2 Harrows 24 head of Hoggs 2 butter Potts 1 hatt Case 2 Sifters 1 Gun 46 Pounds of Tobacco 1 sugar box 2 Looking Glasses and 2 Drinking Ditto Galsses thirty four Geese 750 Gallons of Cyder Cask and 1 Powering Tub 2 Testaments and 1 bible 1 Pair Worsted Combs 1 Pair of Tow Cards 1 Hand Jars 1 Crosscut Ditto hoes and 3 Axes 1 Coopers Ads 1 Drawing knife 1 Box Iron 1 Woolen wheel and 4 Linnen Ditto 2 Suits of Wearing Cloths 1 Loose Coat 2 Cubboard Cloths 1 Towel 1 Wasing Tub and 4 buckets 1 Tin funnel and 2 Cannoes 1 Pair of Sheep Shears Cash £10.11.1d Two bushels of Salt 1 Cart and wheels 1 Man's Saddle and Bridle 1 Loom 6 Stays & 6 Pair of Gears 1 Griddle 1 frying Pann 1 Set of Iron Wedges 1 Table Cloth 185lbs of Pott Iron 1 frying Pann 2 brass Candlesticks 1 Hand Mill 1 Small Grindstone 1 Pair of Stillyards 29lb of Pewter 1 [-----] 1 Iron Spitt 1 flax brake 2 Hackles 1 Pair of warping barrs and box 6 Quart bottles
January the 28th day 1750
Sarah Bell Executrix

Returned into court January 29th 1750 & Ordered to be Recorded
Geo Holden Clk Cur
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Sources:

_____. Accomack County Virginia Wills 1749-1752, pp. 151-152.

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