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Inventory of the Estate of John Leland, Jr.

This information I discovered on the Gunston Hall Site, please visit there and read the article on Class, how the Colonial families were classed by social standing.  I think you will find it interesting, I know I did.  Richard M. Leland III

 

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Leland, Rev. John
Lancaster County, Virginia
Lancaster County Deeds & Wills # 33 1783-1795 p 123-123a
Ordered: June 15, 1789
Recorded: January 18, 1790

Pursuant to an order of Lancaster County Court bearing date the 15th of
June 1789 We the appraisers
therein appointed having met at the house of the Rev d . John Leland dec d .
proceeded to Inventory and appraise
the estate of the said dec d . that was presented to our View (To Wit)
Negroes
Old Cate £ 5. 0. 0
Milly 50. 0. 0
Sillah and Child Violet 55. 0. 0
Winney 25. 0. 0
George 60. 0. 0
Little George 17.10. 0
Old Prince 5. 0. 0
Stock
1 Yoke of Draught Oxen 7. 0. 0
1 Do. Do. 7. 0. 0
5 Cows and Calves at 45/ each 12. 5. 0
4 Bull yearlings 4. 0. 0
1 Cow with Calf 2. 5. 0
2 Rams 19 Ewes & 11 Lambs at 6/6 10. 8. 0
1 Large Sow & 7 Shoats 2.15. 0
1 Spotted Sow 20/ 6 young Hogs 60/ 4. 0. 0
1 Large Black sow with 5 small Shoats 1.12. 6
1 Grey Mare and Colt 12. 0. 0
1 Sorrell Horse 6. 0. 0
11 China Plates 1. 0. 0
9 Shallow & 4 deep Queen China Plates . 5. 0
14 Breakfast Queen china Plates . 3. 0
6 Queen China Dishes .12. 0
1 Do. Do. Tureen . 6. 0
1 Do. Do. Sallad dish [no value]
2 India China Salts . 2. 6
8 China Cups & saucers & 2 Milk potts .15. 0
1 Japan Tea board cannister & Sugar box .17. 6
1 Dozen Silver Tea spoons & Sugar Tongs 3. 5. 0
1 Dozen hard meatal Table Spoons & Ladle .12. 0
3 Stone plates Mustard pott & 2 Pickel Leaves . 1. 0
1 India China Coffee Pott & 2 Tea potts . 7. 6
1 Glass Salver . 5. 0
5 Bottles 1/3 2 Dishes & a parcel of old Earthen ware . 6. 0
7 Butter & fatt potts . 8. 0
2 Milk pans . 2. 0
5 Dozen Bottles @ 3/ P Dozen .15. 0
1 Wrought Iron tea Kettle and Chafing Dish . 8. 0
1 Stew Pan . 3. 0
1 Warming pan and Spice mortar . 5. 0
4 Tubs . 6. 0
1 Poplar table . 2. 6
1 Flower Tray . 2. 6
1 Painted Chest . 6. 0
1 Flax Wheel and hakel .10. 0
2 Sifters and a Serch . 5. 0
3 Pair of Cards . 7. 6
1 painted Safe . 8. 0

2 Wheat Cloaths and Flour Bag .10. 0
1 Wallet, Bag and Rope . 3. 6
1 Winding blade & Reel . 1. 0
(Page 123 second column)
In the Chamber
12 Walnut Chairs 1. 4. 0
6 Maple flagged Chairs . 6. 0
1 Chest of Draws 2.10. 0
1 Ovel Dressing Glass 1. 0. 0
1 Bed Beadstead Sheets Counterpin & 2 pillows 7. 0. 0
1 Do. with Counterpin 2. 0. 0
1 Walnutt Table . 6. 0
1 Cloaths Brush . 0. 6
In the Hall Chamber
1 Bed, Bedstead, Counterpin Sheets and Curtains 15. 0. 0
1 Small Walnut Table with Draw & Cover .10. 0
1 Walnut Candle Stand . 2. 6
1 Umbrella .10. 0
1 Large Trunk 1. 0. 0
In the Hall
1 Desk and Book Case 8. 0. 0
2 Square Walnut Tables 2. 0. 0
1 Large Looking Glass 1.15. 0
1 Scotch Carpet 1.10. 0
1 Large Bird Cage & Mouse Trap . 5. 0
In the Hall Closet
3 Bowls . 6. 0
2 Beer & 1 Wine Glass . 2. 6
10 Case Bottles . 7. 6
1 Case with 12 Bottles .10. 0
6 Stone Bottle Jugs . 8. 0
Parcel of Old Tools . 6. 0
1 Sheep Bell & Brass Cock . 2. 6
Parcel of old Locks Iron &c . 2. 6
Case of Razors . 2. 6
1 Small half Stock'd Gun 1. 0. 0
1 old Muskett Barrel . 2. 6
1 Sugar Dish . 1. 5
The Large Room up Stairs
1 Bed Beadstead Counterpin pair Sheets & 2 pillows 7. 0. 0
1 Do. Do. 6. 0. 0
3 pair Blankets 3. 0. 0
3 Counterpins & pair Cotton Sheets 4. 5. 0
2 Bed Quilts 1.10. 0
1 Silk Do 2. 0. 0
2 Huckaback Table Cloths 3 Dowleys Do. 1.10. 0
2 Dowleys Towels . 4. 0
1 Cradle . 2. 6
Phaton & Harness 15. 0. 0
A Single Chair & Harness 7.10. 0
2 Old Saddles & Cloaths .12. 0
A Brandy Still & Worm 15. 0. 0
Cart & Wheels wheels with 2 Yoke 1. 0. 0
A plough 2 pr. Chain Traces 3 Swingle Trees and
a Clavis 1. 5. 0
1 Ox Chain . 6. 0
4 Weeding & Hilling Hoes 1. 0. 0
1 Plough & 3 Harrow Hoes . 6. 0
1 pair of Wedges a Grubing Hoe . 8. 0
(Page 123a)
3 Axes and a Hatchett .10. 0
1 X Cut Saw and hand do .15. 0
2 Old Scythes a frow & Drawing knife, Augur & Hammer . 6. 6
3 pr of Old fire Dogs . 3. 0
4 Casks .10. 0
8 Tubs different Sizes 1. 0. 0
2 Fatt potts . 2. 6
1 pr. Stillards . 5. 0
2 Old Wheat Riddles . 2. 6
14 pewter Plates .14. 0
6 Do. . 9. 0
7 Dishes & a Bason .16. 0
2 Milk pans . 2. 0
4 Candle sticks & 3 pr. Snuffers .10. 0
Cullender Spider and Grid Iron . 3. 0
A Coffee Pot . 5. 0
11 Knives & 13 Forks and Box . 6. 0
2 Frying pans . 8. 0
2 Pott Racks .10. 0
4 Iron potts & 2 Hooks 1.10. 0
(Page 123a second column)
1 Iron Kettle & old Dutch Oven & 1 Brass do. .15. 0
1 Spitt Griddle and flat Irons, Hommony
Pestle & Iron pudden Dish . 8. 0
1 washing Tub 4 pails piggen & peck . 8. 0
2 Spinning Wheels & 1 pair Cards .15. 0
2 Iron Ladles & Flesh forks . 3. 0
1 Bag feathers .10. 0
1 meal Bag . 1. 0
1 Silver Watch 3. 0. 0
1 Ainsworth Dictionary 1.10. 0
6 Vol of [Seckurs] Works at 6/ 1.16. 0
3 Vol. of Locks essays on the understanding .18. 0
1 Vol. of Yorkicks Sentimental Journey . 4. 0
Chapones Miscellanies . 5. 0
Old Latin & English Books 1. 0. 0
Jas. W. Ball
W m . Warren
Hancock Lee
At a Court held for Lancaster County this 18 th day of January 1790
This Inventory and appraisement of the Estate of Rev d . John Leland dec d
was
Returned & ordered to be Recorded
Teste.
James Gordon C.L.C.

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