Inventory of William Cook’s property 1820

Inventory of William Cook’s property 1820

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I have transcribed these pages to the best of my ability.  No doubt there are errors in some of the transcriptions and possibly in the order of some of the items listed on ‘continued’ pages and/or columns.  I have supplied the decimal points in lieu of the vertical lines on the original documents, and some zeros following an indicated decimal when the total dollar amount clearly shows the unit amount was figured as hundredths of a dollar (cents).  I have not included all ditto  (“) marks as in many cases it was impossible to determine from the photocopies if these actually existed, and when they were evident, in which column they belonged.  I have included them where they were clearly legible, along with the other markings, (ie; Do = Ditto as does  “ and  ~).    -Charlotte Clarke Geier, 5-15-2003

 

Henrico County Will Book 5, Page 398

 

In pursuance of the annexed order of the worshipful court for Henrico Counto to us directed, we have this day ___ proceded at the store of the late Wm Cook to appraise the stock in trade and other personal property of said Wm Cook as shown during the last four days to wit:

 

[Note:]

 

   35         Gallon Pans                                           @                .28                             9.80

  42          Ύ             Do                                                               .25                         10.50

  171         ½             Do                                                               .16                               .36

  101         Quart      Do                                                               .12 ½                           .62 ½

   15         Small wash basins                                                    .33                             4.95

     3         Gallon & 2 ½ gallon bake pans       for                                                  1.86

   10         Collenders                                             @                .37 ½                         3.75

     8         Chair pans                                                                 .40                             3.20

     1         Two gallon pan                                                          “                              0.40

   28         Milk strainers                                                            .16                             4.48

   27         Gallon buckets                                                          .37 ½                     10.13

     6         Two   “   Do                                                               .56                              3.36

     2         Three “    “  without tops                                        .25                              0.50

   36         ½ Gallon buckets                                                     .16                              5.76

     4         Large sugar boxes                                                1.00                              4.00

     2         “       Round   Do (illegible) in all                            .37 ½                          0.75

     7         Salt boxes                                                                    “                               2.63

     1         Pudding mould                                                                                          1.00

     1         Small patent coffee pot                                                                                1.00

                      & 1 Large                                                                                                1.00

     6         ½ gallon freezers                                                      .30                              1.80

   15         Square bread pans                                                   .08                              1.20

   10         Round    “       “                                                         .08                              0.80

     6         Tin Dripping Pan                                                      .12 ½                          0.75

   12         Chamber lamps                                                           “                               1.50

     4         (Stac?)king pots                                                        .06                             0.24

   19         Flour boxes                                                                .08                             1.52

     5         (illegible) & 4 Tin shaving Do (boxes)                                                     1.00

                                                                                                     $

 

Henrico County Will Book 5, Page 399

 

     2         Tinder boxes                                                             .10                             0.20

     3         Candle   Do                                                               .37 ½                         1.12

     1         Stew Pan with a heater                                                                            1.00

     2         Fluted Cake moulds                                                 .50                             1.00

     1         Pewter Quart                                                               “                              0.50

   15         Large tart pans                                                          .06                            0.90

   72         Small   Do                                                                   .01                            0.72

   41         Cake    Do                                                                   .01                            0.41

     1         Round heater                                                              “                              0.50

     3         ½ Gallon oil cans                                                       .25                            0.75

   12         ½     Do   Stew Pans                                                  .16                            1.92

   10         Quart    Do                                                                 .12 ½                         1.50

    6          Pint Stewpans                                                           .08                               .48

  13          Three Lb Cannisters                                                .30                             3.90

  19          1 Lb           Do                                                            .10                             1.90

    5          Eight Lb    Ditto                                                        .40                             2.00

    1          Large and 1 small Lb cannister                                                                  .15

    7          Flat candlesticks                                                      .12 ½                         0.88

  25          Small            Do                                                            .06                             1.50

  20          Scalloped  Do                                                           .02                             0.40

  12          Small Japan lamps                                                    .30                             3.60

  20          Swiss             Do                                                       .01                             0.20

    9          Bread graters                                                            .10                             0.90

    7          Cranes                                                                        .30                             2.10

    1          Scale Southern                                                                                         1.00

    2          Fish kettles                                                            2 ½ [dollars]              5.00

    5          4 Gallon watering pots                                        1 ½     “                       7.50

    4          2     ~          ~          Do                                               .75                             3.00

  13          1     ~          ~          Do                                               .33                             4.33

    2          Small sprinklers                                                        .12 ½                         0.25

    4          1 Gallon coffee boilers                                              .50                             2.00

    6          Quart              Do                                                       .33                             1.98

    1          Pump                                                                                                          1.00

    4          Oval coolers                                          @            1 [dollar]                   4.00

    2          2 Bottle    Do                                                             .75                             1.50

    6          Southern frames                                                         .50                             3.00

    3          Spirit lamps                                                               .25                             0.75

    1          Pr. Large scales                                                                                            1.75

    4          Courman (?)  Do  unfinished                                  .50                             2.00

    1                 “                Do copperplate                                                                  1.00

    2          Round            Do      ~                                              .75                             1.50

833          Pint cups                                                                     .03                         24.99

582          ½   Do                                                                        .02                         11.64

  48          3 Pt Dainish (sic) metal coffee pots                       .16                             7.68

  32          ½ gallon             Do          Do                                   .20                             6.40

  21          5 pint                  Do          Do                                   .30                             6.30

  18          3 Qt                    Do    (damaged)                             .10                             1.80

    7          Patent coffee pots No. 3                                         .20                             1.40

  18                “         “      Do    “    2                                              “                              3.60

    6          Bronze           Do    “    2                                             “                              1.20

    5          Egg boilers                                                                .50                             2.50

  13          Tea kettles                                                                 .20                             2.60

  11          “          Do   Handles                                                  .01                             0.11

    1          Set Dish covers (damaged)                for                                                   3.00

    2          “          Do       Complete  12 Ea                                .09                         18.00

    2         “         Do            Do          8 Each                              .06                         12.00

    4          Tin Candle shades                                                   .12 ½                           .50

  12          Plainish (sic) flour boxes                                         .10                             1.20

  5          Qt teapots                                                                 .50                             2.50

  14          Candlesticks (damaged)                                          .01                               .14

  27          Damaged coffee pots                                              .06                             1.62

  11          Tea                         Do                                               .06                             0.66

    7          Bread trays                                                                .25                             1.75

    3          Shaving cans (damaged)                                       .01                               .03

  31  .50                         15.50

    6          Brass kettles                                                             1 ½ [Dollars]           9.00

    5          4 Gallon watering pots                                            .01 ½                         7.00

    4          2     ~          ~          Do                                               .75                             3.00

  13          1     ~          ~          Do                                                 .33                             4.33

    2          Small sprinklers                                                        .12 ½                         0.25

    4          1 gallon coffee boilers                                             .50                             2.00

    6          Quart            Do                                                         .33                             1.98

    1          Pump                                                                                                       1.00

  17          24 inch sealed beams                                               .12 ½                         2.12 ½

  12          17     ~         Do                                                             “                               .50

    3          15     ~         Do                                                             “                               .38

    1          Counter beam                                                              “                               .50

135          Quart cans                                                                  .06                            6.90

115          Pint     Ditto                                                                .04                            4.60

  47          ½   ~    Do                                                                   .02                            0.94

    9          Gill  ~  Do                                                                    .01                            0.09

  12          ½  ~     Do                                                                   .01                           0.12

    1          Large and 1 small blower                                           “                             1.15

  38          Cockpit (?) lamps                                                      .12 ½                        4.75

  12                 ~              ~  Do  small                                           .08                            0.96

182          Candle moulds                                                           .06                        10.92

  60          Small blowing horns                                                 .10                            6.00

    5          Large      ~         Do                                                    .12 ½                        0.62 ½

  24          Tea kettles                                                             Ό  [dollar]              30.00

  41          Shaving pots                                                             .06                            2.46

  40          Schon_ces  (?)                                                           .10                            4.00

    1          Large and 1 small roaster                                         For                           5.00

    3          Ice house chests                                                       2 ½ [dollars]           7.50

  36          Shaving cans                                                             .16                            5.76

  14          Gallon funnels                                                           .20                            2.80

  13          ½   ~       Do                                                                .12 ½                        1.68

173          Pint ~      Do                                                               .06                        10.38

    9          ½  ~        Do                                                               .03                            0.27

  14          Gallon measures                                                        .30                            4.20

    9          Coppered tea (kettles)                                               1 ½ [Dollars]     13.50                      

    1          Iron pestle and morter                                                                             1. ?

    2          Large Common stoves                                              5                          10.00

    4          Pyramid                         Do                       10 [Dollars]          40.00

    1          Square                                Do                       “                          “        

 

 

[What follows appears to be an inventory of the family home.  CG]

 

           No. 1

__?__  __?__

 

12            Flag bottom chairs                               @                2.50                       30.00

  2            Dining tables                                                        35.00                       70.00

  1            Sopha (sic)                                            for                                                ?

  2            Card tables                                            @            8 [Dollars]              16.00

  1            Carpet and rug                                                      “                                 8.00

  1            Shovel, tongs, poker and fender                                                           5.00

  1            Screen and two spit boxes                                                                        .50

  2            Hearth brushes                                                           .19                            .38

  1            Large looking glass                                                                             55.00

  3            Pictures                                                                                                      4.00

  2            Branch candlesticks                            @            10 [Dollars]            20.00

  2            Plain        Ditto                                                          5                              10.00

  1            Pair snuffers and tray                                                                              3.00

  4            Chimney ornaments                                                                                 3.00      

 

_____   No. 2

 

  7            Windsor chairs                                     @            1 [Dollar]                    7.00

  2            Large waiters                                                        2                                  4.00

  1            Liquor case and bottles                      for                                           40.00

                Spices, oilcloth, basket                                                                       10.00

 

Dining Room No. 3

 

  1            Oilcloth carpet and rug                       for                                           10.00

  1            Tea table                                                                                                20.00

  1            Pianoforte and stool                                                                            75.00

  1            Small looking glass                                                                              10.00

  1            Sideboard and glass press                                                                 155.00

  1            Dining table                                                                                          15.00

  1            Clock                                                                                                      50.00

  1            Plate warmer                                          for                                                4.00

  7            Windsor chairs                                     @            1                                   7.00

  2            Spit boxes                                              for                                                0.50

  1            Pair tongs, shovel, and poker                                                                 2.50

  1            Tinder and two brushes                                                                           2.50

  4            Chimney ornaments                                                                                  6.00

2            Pair candlesticks and snuffers                                                                3.50

  7            Waiters                                                  @                .25                              1.75

1                  Silver teapot, sugar dish,

Creampot, slop bowl and

sugar tongs                                           for                                           100.00

  4            Glass pitchers                                       @                .50                               2.00

  2              Do           salvers                                                   1.50                               3.00

23            Tumblers                                                                   .12 ½                           2.88

18            Wine glasses                                                            “                                 2.25

  3            Glasses with tops                                                     .25                               0.75

11            Glass cans                                                                 .12 ½                           1.38

  4            Goblets                                                                        “                                8.50

  3            Large tumblers                                                          .25                               0.75

  1            Glass sugar dish   injured                                                                         0.25

  2            China mugs and tops                                              .75                               1.50

  2            Ditto   Pitchers                                                          .19                               0.38

  1            Set gilt tea china                                   for                                               45.00

10            Silver tablespoons                                                                                   30.00

12            Do   New tea  Do                                                                                      15.00

  7            Do   Old   Do  Do                                                                                        2.00

  2            Do   Ladles and strainer and colander                                                  10.00

10            Table mats and one brush                                                                          1.50

  4            Damask table cloths                            @            5 [dollars]                  20.00

  5            Common  Do   Do                 @            1                                    5.00

  1            Marble pestle and morter                    for                                                 2.00

  1            Old   ___ caster                                                                                          0.25

  3            Waiters and bread trays                                                                           0.75

  1            Silver Cream pot                                                                                       10.00

  1            Coffee and 1 teapot                                                                                   0.50

  8            Bowls and 2 cream pots                      @                .10                               1.00

  1            tureen and one butter boat                 for                                                 1.50

  9            Dishes of different sizes                       at                 .25                               2.25

12            Plates and 3 butter pots                      for                                                 1.00

  3            Pair brass candlesticks                        @                .75                               2.25

  3            Coffee mills                                                               .50                               1.50

  1            Toaster and knife box                          for                                                     0.50

  5            Dish covers                                                                                                 1.00

  1            Waiter                                                                                                          0.25

  1            Picture (John Adams)                          “                                                    2.00

  1            Meddal (sic) of (Washington)           “                                                  2.00

 

Room over Drawing Room No. 4

 

1                  Bedstead, bed, mattress, bolster pillow, }

2 blankes, pair sheets, counterpane          }                                            50.00

1                  Mahogany bedstead, silk curtains, 1 bed under bed }

1 blanket, pair linen sheets, and counterpane             }                        90.00

  9            Mahogany chairs                                 @            1 [Dollar]                     9.00

  1            Beaureau (sic)                                                                                             5.00

11            Towels                                                                                                         1.50

  2            Looking glasses                                   for                                                 6.00

  1            Basin, ewer, and toilet cover                                                                    1.50

  1            Candlestand                                                                                                1.50

4            Goblets                                                                                                          .50

3            Large tumblers                                      @                .25                               0.75

2            China mugs and tops                                              .75                               1.50

2            Ditto   Pitchers                                                          .19                               0.38

1            Set gilt tea china                                   for                                               45.00

10            Silver Tablespoons                                                                                  30.00

12            Do   New Tea  Do                                                                     15.00

  7            Do   Old   Do   Do                                                                       2.00

  2            Do  Ladles and strainers                                                                        10.00

11            Large glasses                                                            .12 ½                           1.38

  1            Cut glass bowl                                      for                                                 7.00

  5            Common pitchers                                                                                       2.00

12            Custard pots                                                             .08                               0.96

  1            Lot tea & coffee cups and saucers                                                         1.50

  1            R(eam?) and castors  silver edged                                                        15.00

  4            Tarts ? & spoons                                 @                .25                               1.00

  8            Egg cups                                                                   .08                               0.64

  3            China bowls                                                              .50                               1.50

  3            Sugar dishes                                                             .17                               0.51

1            Half sett (sic) Liverpool China           for                                               15.00

2            Setts Ivory handled knives & forks                      .08                             16.00

2            Do      Do      Do        Small                    @                5 [Dollars]                10.00

1            Carver, fork and steel                          for                                                 8.00

1            Old baggammon (sic) box                                                                         1.00

24            Knives and 34 forks                                                                                   7.00

11                  Do   and  11 Do small                                                                             2.00

  2            Buck carvers & forks                                                                                 1.00

  2            Maps re: State and Europe                                                                       4.00

  3            Tea buckets, 1 square and two round                   .25                              0.75

  4            Decanters and 1 water bottle                                  .62 ½                          3.12

  4            Butter Pots                                                                 .25                              1.00

  1            Pitcher and tumbler                              for                                                   0.38

 

  1            Pr tongs, poker, fender, screen

Spit box and brush                                                                                     3.00

  1            Lot chimney ornaments, some broke                                                        .25

 

Room Head of Stairs No. 5

 

1                  Common high post bedstead, bed

Bed, mattress, quilt, and underbed                   $                                 40.00

  1            Table                                                                                                            4.00

 

Room No. 6 Bed Chamber

 

  3            Window curtains                                 @            $4.                               12.00

1                  Mahogany bedstead, 1 bed, hair

Mattress, suit (?) curtains, 2

Blankets, cotton sheets,

1 counterpain, 1 bolster & two pillows                                             120.00

  1            Beaureau (sic)                                                                                            25.00

  1            Looking glass and toilet cover                                                                 5.00

  1            Washstand and basin                                                                                5.00

  1            Candlestand                                                                                                 4.00

  1            Desk and bookcase and books                                                               60.00

  1            Fender                                                                                                           1.50

  3            Chimney ornaments                                                                                    1.50

  1            common sopha (sic)                                                                                   5.00

  3            Windsor chairs                                     @            1 [Dollar]                         3.00

 

 

Page 401                Amt brought forward

No. 7  Room joining chamber

 

1                  Beaureau, looking glass, and

Toilet cover                                                                                                  3.00

  1            Easy chair and cover                                                                                  8.00

1                  Bedstead, under bed bed, 1 blanket

1 pair linen sheets, 1 counterpain,

and bolster                                                                                                 25.00

1              Table                                                                                                                .50

1              Fender                                                                                                             .25

 

Upstairs over Dining Room No. 8

 

1                  Hair mattress, 2 feather beds,

1 pair cotton sheets, 1 bolster

pillows, counterpain and

low post bedstead                                                                                                   60.00

  6            Trunks                                                   for                                                 6.00

 

Room No. 9

 

  1            Small picture and blower                                                                                .50

1                  low post bedstead, under bed

bed, pr sheets, bolster, 2 pillows,

and counterpaine                                                                                       30.00

  2            Chairs                                                     @                1 [Dollar]                      2.00

  2            Pillows in closet                                                       1                                    2.00

  1            Bed quilt and 1 counterpane              @                5                                  10.00

  1            Pair sheets                                             for                                                   1.00

 

In Closet

 

  5            Toilet covers                                         for                                                   1.00

  2            Window curtains                                 @                   .50                              1.00

  1            Old carpet and sacking bottom                                                                15.00

  2            Spy glasses                                           for                                                   4.00

 

Portico No. 10

 

  1            Table water can and noggin                                                                        3.50

  1            Settee                                                                                                             4.00

 

No. 11 Closet back of passage

 

  1            Sett Liverpool Dining China complete                                                    30.00

  2            Do   Bowls broke                                  @                    .25                               .50

  1            Small mahogany tea chest                                                                            .75

  2            Tea cannisters and 1 butter pot                                                                  1.00

 

 

[Room No. unknown; Laundry room?]

 

  1            Safe                                                                                                                6.00

  7            Pieces stone ware                                                                                                        2.50

  1            Spinning wheel                                                                                             1.50

  1            Large meal chest                                                                                          2.00

  2            Bell mettle (sic) kettles                                                                                6.00

  2            Iron pots                                                                                                                        5.00

   4            Flat irons and 1 blanket                                                                               1.50

  1            Lot wood ware                                                                                              1.00

  1            Chain, poker, and tongs                                                                              1.25

No. 12 Room in celler

 

1                  Table, 1 cannister, 1 sofa, 1 pair saddle

bags, tongs, fender, poker, blower, 2 pitchers                                        9.00

  1            Piece oil cloth carpet                                                                                   9.00

 

No. 13 Center room in celler

 

Carboys, coal scuttles, etc.                                                                                      15.00

 

No. 14.  Room adjoining

 

                Hinges, barrs, etc.                                                                                      10.00

 

No. 15.  End celler room next to garden

 

  7            Pewter basins                                       @            1.50                               10.50

  2            Tin buckets                                                               .37 ½                             0.75

  2            Tables                                                                                                            2.00

 

No. 16 Room Adjoining

 

  2            Large tins for lard                                 $2                                   4.00

  1            Desk, 4 butter pots, and 1 carboy, etc.                                                    7.00

  1            Cot and half bushel                                                                                    1.25

 

Out of Doors

 

Gardening and plantation tools                                                               5.00

    1          Bathing tubb (sic)                                                                                      8.00

                  Pump handle and rods                                                                              1.75

    8          Heaters unfinished                                                    .25                             2.00

  97          Boxes tin                                                @                  .13                    $1261.00

  2          New stills, crane, neck caps,

38 ga each; new still and cap

120 gals without worm                                                                              90.00

    3          Pewter crane necks                              for                                                   8.00

    6          Gutter heads                                                                                                 1.00

  50          Feet gutter                                                                   .06                               3.00

  40          (illegible)  Do  tape                                                     .04                               1.60

  44          Lbs wire old                                                                .12 ½                           5.50

  90          Lbs old copper                                                              “                           111.12

  50          Lb pewter                                                                     .08                            15.68

390            Lead                                                                                  .03                            11.70

    1          Lot tools                                                                                                                    100.00

    2          pair bellows                                                           10 [Dollars]                  20.00

    4          Stills new of 60 galls each                                   30                                120.00

    1                  Do      of 120                                    for                                                 60.00

    2          Pyramid stoves                                                     10                                  20.00

 

 

(Location unknown; outdoors?)

 

    1          Bedstead, mattress & bed clothing   for                                                       6.00

    7          Chairs                                                                     1 [Dollar]                        7.00

    1          Do  (writing)                                                                                                      2.50

    1          Second hand safe                                                                                                          2.00

    1               “           “     table                                                                                        4.00

    3          Small copper kettles                                              10 [Dollars]                   30.00

    2          Large      “        Do                                 20                                 40.00

    1          Patent balance                                                                                            15.00

    1          Iron chest                                                                                                    50.00

    1          Clock                                                                                        No amount given

    1          Writing desk                                                                                                 3.00

    1          Warming pan                                                                                                0.50

    1          Perpetual almanac                                                                                        0.50

  26          Sheets punched tin                                                     .06                              1.50

  80          Nutmeg graters                                                            .03                              2.40

    1          Franklin stove                                                                                             12.00

  66          Cake cutters                                                                 .01                              0.66

  32          Pepper boxes                                                               .02                              0.64

    6          Brass strainers                                             .16                              0.96

    4          Sheep bells                                                                   .20                              0.80

    1          New brass locke                                                                                             2.50

 

Page 402  Amt brought forward

 

    2          House bells                                                                                                     .25

    2          Drawers and contents                                                                                 4.00

    5          Brass cocks  33 bles                                                    .25                             8.25

  1          Poker, 2 coal scuttles

Fenders & blower                                                                                        1.50

232          Sheets loose tin                                                            .06                           13.92

    1          Large copper boiler                                                                                    30.00

  10          Tin pans (damaged)                                                     .10                             1.00

    5          Buckets         “                                                               .10                             0.50

    5          Sheet iron dipping pans                                              .50                             2.50

  29          Stewpan handles                                                          .01                           0.29

    1          Wheelbarrow                                                                                               1.50

  15          Lb block tin                                                                  .16                             2.40

180          Lb new copper                                                                                           20.36

    1          New still cap                                                                                                3.00

    1          Small powder cannister                                                                                .25

    1          Old carriage                                                                                           150.00

    1          Chariot and harness                            for                                           600.00

    1          Carryall and harness                                                                                 70.00

    1          Cart and harness                                                                                       25.00

    3          Ploughs                                                                                                        7.00

    1          Pair bay horses                                                                                     200.00

    1          Saddle and 2 bridles                                                                                   8.00

    1          Cutting box                                                                                                  2.00

1               Small chest, scythe, and

Cradle and spade                                                                                        3.00

    1          Lock chain                                                                                                     1.00

    3          Cows & two calves                                                                                   60.00

    5          Washing tubs                                       @                   .75                             3.75

                                                               

Carried up_____

 

1               Cooking stove and

Kitchen furniture                                                                                      40.00

 

Negroes

 

Aggie and child John Richard                                                                           300.00

Maria a (seamstress)                                                                                           400.00

Lucy a (cook)                                                                                                        400.00

Tabby a (washer and ironer)                                                                              100.00

Billy                                                                                                                        250.00

Jack                                                                                                                            25.00

Isaac                                                                                                                       450.00

Moses a (coppersmith)                                                                                       500.00

Frederick a boy                                                                                                     400.00

Burwell                                                                                                                   500.00

Henry a boy                                                                                                          150.00

Matt                                                                                                                       120.00

James a (coppersmith)                                                                                         600.00

Tom                                                                                                                          200.00

                                                                                                                         $10,373.22

 

 

Amounting agreeable to our estimate to ten thousand three hundred and seventy three dollars

and 22/100 given under our hands this 13 June 1820.

                                                                                                John New

                                                                                                Geo. Blakey

                                                                                                Charles Beck

                                                                                                Richard Brooke

 

City of Richmond to wit Geo Blakey, John New, Richard Brooke and Charles Beck were duly

Qualified to the above this 12 June 1820.

 

                                                                                                Wm. N? or H? Fitz (whylsoms?)

                                                                                                Recorder

 

Returned into Henrico County Court this July the 3rd 1820, and ordered to be recorded.

                                                               

                                                                                                Teste

                                                                                                W. B. Whitlocke, C. H. C.