Inventory and Appraisal of the Estate of Major Bird - Transcribed by Gail M. Walczyk

NOTE: Spellings have not been changed. - "Do" is the abriviation for "Ditto". An "Adds" is an Adz. - GMW

September the 5th 1751. Accomack In Obedience to an Order of the court bearing Date July the 30th 1751. We the subscribers have Inventoryed and Appraised the Estate of Major Bird Deceased as Followeth

 

To 1 Bed No 1. Weighing 45ti at 1/. p

02/05/00

To 1 Bed No 2. Weighing 42ti @ 10d p

01/15/00

To 1 Bedsted cord and Matt 7/6d

00.07.6

To Do 5/.

00.05.0

To 1 Bed No 3. weighing 60ti @ 9d p

02/05/00

To 1 Bedsted Cord and Matt 6/6.d

00.06.0

To 5 Blankets at 8/. p

02.00.0

To 1 old cotton blanket 4/.

00.04.0

To 1 old Rugg 8/.

00.08.0

To 1 Do 7/6.d. to Do 18/.

01/05/06

To 5 yards of Linsey Woolsey @ 1/2.d

00.06.3

To 4 large Barrows @ 10/.

02.00.0

To 9 Sows and Barrows @ 6/. p.

02/14/00

To 10 Shoats @ 2/. p

01.00.0

To 3 Steers @ 23/. p

04/04/00

To 1 small Do 15/. To 1 Do 8/.

01/03/00

To 4 Heifers @ 15/. p

03.00.0

To 2 Cows and Calves 45/.

02/05/00

To 3 Barren Cows 20/. p

03.00.0

26 Sheep @ 4/6. p

05/17/00

To 1 Pair of Sheets 15/. To 3 Do 12/6.d

01/07/06

To 1 Pair of Pistels and holsters 20/.

01.00.0

To 1 Case of Bottles 20/.

01.00.0

To 1 old Desk 25/.

01/05/00

To 5 old chairs @ 1/.

00.05.0

To old Linnen Wheel 8/.

00.08.0

To 1 Chest Lock and key 7/.

00.07.0

To 2 old Pillows at 1/. p

00.02.0

To 1 pair of Stilards 3/.

00.03.0

To 1 old hackle 2/6.d to 1 hand saw 5/.

00.07.6

To 2 Pewter Tankards 7/6.d to 1 old table 7/6.

00.15.0

To 2 Weavers slays 6/. to 1 old chest 5/.

00.11.0

To 2 Slays and Gears 7/. to 1 Pair of Wool Cards 1/6.d

00.08.6

To 1 Gray horse L3.0.0 To 1 Do 10/.

03/10/00

To 1 Adds 2/6.d to 1 pair of Iron Wedges 3/6.

00.06.0

To a parcel of old Iron ware 5/6.

00.05.6

To a parcel of old Books 13/.

00.13.0

To 1 old Tankard and 2 old cups 3/.

00.03.0

To 2 Sides of Leather 10/. to 2 Pieces of Leather 3/.

00.13.0

To 1 Tin Funnel 1/. to 1 small deerskin 2/6. d

00.03.6

To 1 Delf Bowl 1/3.d to 1 Man's Coat new 40/.

02/01/03

To 1 Great Coat 16/6.d to 1 Pair of Stockens 2/6d

00.19.0

To 1 Jacker 2/6.d to 1 Pair of coarse Trowsers 3/.

00.05.6

To 19lb of Pewter 15/10.d to 5 Pewter Basons 10/.

01/05/10

To old Pewter 1/. To a Parcel fo dish ware 5/.

00.06.0

To 1 Pewter Dish 2/6.d to 1 old Saddle and bridle 20/.

01/02/06

To 1 old table Cloth 1/6.d to 1 old Pair of money Seales 3/.

00.04.6

To some old Trifles 2/. to the half od a Cart and wheels 12/6.d

00.14.6

To 100 Weight of Tobacco 12/6

00.12.6

To some spice 1/6.dto 1 Sickle and sugar box 1/.

00.02.6

To 4 3/4lb Yarn 8/. to 2 1/2lb of comb'd Worsted 3/.

00.02.3

To Some Iron 2/. to 1 Small Box Iron and heaters 5/.

00.07.0

To 1 old Jug and butter pott 2/.

00.02.0

To half a bushel of Oats 10d

00.00.10

To 1 Case of knives and forks old 3/.

00.03.0

To 4 sides and Skins and half a side of Beef Leather

00.15.0

To 31lb of Wool @ 10d p

01/05/10

To 10lb of Broke Flax @ 4d.

00.03.4

To 2lb of feathers 1/.

00.02.6

To 1 Indian basket and 200 Nails 1/6d

00.01.6

To 3 1/2 Bushels of Corn 1/8.d

00.05.10

To 4 1/2lb of towe thread and 2 old Baskets 3/.

00.03.0

To 1/2 Bushel 1/6.d to 1 Iron pott rack 5/.

00.06.6

To 40lb of Pott Iron @ 3d p

00.10.0

To 23lb Do @ 2d p

00.03.10

To 1 old Pott 1/. to 43ti Do 3d

00.11.9

To 2 Pair of Pott hooks 2/6.d

00.02.6

To 1 woolen wheel 5/.

00.05.0

To 1 Weavers Loom and Quill wheel 15/.

00.15.0

To a Parcel of Wooden ware 7/6.

00.07.6

To 3 Axes 7/6. to 3 old Hoes 2/6d

00.10.6

To Some old baskets 1/. to 1 Plow and harrow 7/6

00.10.6

To 1 old harness 1/. to 400 Gallons of Cyder Cask 20/.

01/01/00

To 1 Small Cagg 1/3.d to 6 old Tubs 3/.

00.04.3

To Cash L4.14.1d. to 1 flax rake 3/.

04/17/01

To one Small Glass at 4d. to 4 pounds of flax 1/. p

00.04.4

Robert Abbott, Eburn Bird, Nathaniel Bird

Sarah Bird Admx. Returned into Court October 29th 1751 & Admitted to Record.

Truly Recorded Geo. Holden Cds Geo. Holden Clk Cur.

 

Source:
_____.  Accomack County Wills &c 1749-1752:303-304

 

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