Inventory of the Estate of Mr. John Tankred deceased

A true and perfect inventory of the estate of Mr. John Tankred deceased taken and appraised by order of court the 12th day of October 1689

Item

lbs of tobacco

Inprimus

8 cows and calves

2000

Item

one old barren cow

250

Item

four young steers

1200

Item

one small black horse

300

Item

one indifferent large feather bed and bolster one old

pillow, one old rug, one old blanket, one old painted

coverlet, one pair of old sheets, four old pillows, one

old bedstead

600

Item

one small old feather bed and bolster with Ozenbergh

tick, one old rug, two old blankets, one old sheet and

two old pillowbeers

400

Item

4 old torn table clothes, 18 old Braken napkins,

4 old cupboard clothes, and two old towels

100

Item

one small round table, one small square table and 7

wooden chairs

160

Item

one broken old trunk, 3 old chests and 1 small box

200

Item

one old cupboard without hinges

70

Item

69 lbs. of old broken pewter

345

Item

3 old broken brass pans and one

100

old brass candle stick one old broken brass pot and

Item

two small iron pots and two pair of pot hooks

150

Item

one pair of old andirons, 2 pair of old fire tongs and

one old fire shovel

70

Item

one pair of small stillyards, two old iron spitts

and 1 old patched frying pan

90

Item

two old guns and one old pistol

300

Item

7 old books much torn and spoiled

40

one old earthen dish, one small tin funnel and

Item

2 small bottles

5

Item

one old hatchet, 1 old small hand saw, 2 old hammers

and some other old tools good for little

15

Item

1 old churn, 2 old buckets, 4 old split bowls 2 old earthen

pots and 1 small runlett of about a gallon very leaky

15

Item

one old broken saddle without giets and stirups and

one old bridle

15

Item

3 old tubs

30

Item

one old small looking glass, one

wine glass one old glass case one old brush,

15

Item

two old sifters, one old box smoothing iron

15

6485

We the subscribers being ordered by the court to appraise and value the estate of Mr. John Tankred deceased do to the best of our judgement upon our oaths value and appraise every perticular as is above specified all amounting to the full and just sum of six thousand four hundred eighty and five pounds of tobacco unto which we subscribe the day and year above written

Robert Foster, Francis Brooks,

Phillip Jacob, William Williams

sworn to before me

Hill. Stringer

The 28th day of November anno 1689 the above inventory made oath to in open court by Mrs. Sarah Tankred execrx of Mr. John Tankred deceased except some horses and mares which could not be found at the appraisement but shall have them valued and give the account of them as they come to hand.

 

Sarah Tankred

Teste Daniel Neech Cur. Clk.

Recorded Teste Daniel Neech Cur. Clk. Co. Northampton

Source:
Walczyk, Frank V.  Northampton County Orders & Wills 1689 - 1693, Vol. I 1689-1693. Coram NY: Peter's Row; pp 2-3.

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