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Item Details:     Record Id: 116
I.D. Number: MS03-0006 A-D
Title: Bankruptcy inventory. John Brown, 1842 September 28
Location: Richfield, Ohio
Date: 1842-09-28
Media Format: Inventory (copy)
Description: Inventory and appraisement of the necessary and kitchen furniture of John Brown.
Biographical or Historical Notes:
Text: [Page A] Inventory and appraisement of the necessary and Kitchen Furniture and other articles and necessaries sit off and allowed to John Brown of the Township of Richfield in the County of Summit and State of Ohio, who has been duly declared a bankrupt by the decree of the District Court of the United States (in Bankruptcy) for the District of Ohio, under the Act of Congress entitled "an act to establish a uniform System of Bankruptcy throughout the United States approved August 19 - 1841. to wit.

Household furniture &c Value Dols cts

10 Dining Plates - 0.50 3 Soup dishes - 0.25 1 set Pie Plates 31 1.06
1 set cups & Saucers 0.17 1 Set Knives & forks 0.40 1 Set Spoons 0.14 0.61
1 Set tea Spoons 0.50 6 Basins 0.25 1 wire Seive [sic] 0.40 1.15
2 Earthen Crocks Broke 4 Milk Pans 1.00 1 Glass Bottle 0.10 1.10
1 tin Cannister 0.09 1 clothes Basket .25 1 cupboard X
1 Looking Glass 0.10 2 Brushes 0.25 2 cranes x 1.50 1.85
4 Kettles 7.50 1 Pot Cracked 0.50 1 Bake Kettle 1.00 9.00
1 dish Kettle 1.00 1 Tea Kettle 0.50 2 Candlesticks 0.10 1.60
1 Lanthorn 0.37 1/2 3 tin Squares 0.10 1 Pot Hook 0.10 0.57
2 Spinning Wheels 2.00 1 Reel 1.00 3 Bags old 1.00 4.00
1 Pepper Mill 0.25 3 Meat Casks 1.75 2 vinegar Casks 0.50 2.50
1 Cider Barrel 0.62 1/2 4 Stone Jugs 1.68 4 Stone Jars 1.00 3.30 1/2
4 Wooden pails old 1.12 1/2 1 Small tin pails 0.06 8 chairs 2.75 3.93 1/2
6 Bedsteads old 5.25 3 Tables old 3.00 1 Stand 0.25 8.50
1 Writing Desk 0.75 5 chests old 3.25 6 Feather beds old & poor 6.00 10.00
4 Blankets 3.00 10 pr sheets 18.00 8 Bed quilts 4.50 25.50
1 Pr flat Irons 0.50 2 Fire shovels 1.00 2 pr Tongs 1.25 2.75
1 Wash Tub 0.50 10 yards cotton sheeting 1.25 1.75
2 yds Fulled Cloth 2.00 20 yds Rag carpetting [sic]
4 yds Calico 0.75 16 Pillow Cases 0.60 3 Towels 0.25 1.60

Provisions & other Family Stores

1 Bushel Dryed [sic] apples 0.75 8 do Potatoes 2.00 20 Galls Soap 2.50 5.25
20 Bushels corn [?] 7.50 1 Bushel beans 0.75 150 lb Pork 6.00 14.25
15 Galls Vinegar 1.25 20 lb Lard 1.20 10 lb Sugar 1.00 3.45

Books

11 Bibles & testaments 6.50 1 Vol Dicks Works x 1 Do Rush x 2.00 8.50
1 Vol Beauties of the Bibles x 0.06 1 do church Members Guide x 0.25 0.31
1 do Flints Surveying 0.87 1/2 1do Balls narative [sic] 0.25 1.12 1/2

[Page B] and about 36 volumes of School & miscellaneous books 1.50

Other property

2 Mares 2. Saddles 2 Bridles
2 Halters 1 Ton of Hay 2 Cows 27.00
2 Hogs 7.00 7 Sheep 17.50 3 Lambs 3.00 27.50
19 Hens 1.90 19 sheep Pledged to H. Oviatt 1.90
1 Mattock 0.50 1 shovel 0.25 1 Pr Steelyards 0.87 1/2 1.62 1/2
1 Pitch fork 0.25 Wood work & an ox cart and Smith 30.00 30.25
Work to be done on the same 1 crow bar 1.37
1 Branding Iron x 0.37 1/2 1 Harrow 3.50 1 Iron Wedge 0.50 4.37 1/2
1 Stone Hammer 0.50 1 Nail Hammer 15 1 iron Square 0.75 1.40
1 Handsaw 1.00 1 Plane 0.75 1 Bark Mill X
4 old Axes 1.75 1 Log chain 4.00 1 Ring chain 3.00 8.75
2 Beaning[?] Knives 1.12 2 Currying Knives 2.25 2 Bark Peelers 0.75 4.12
2 Roping Knives 0.75 about 30 lb old Iron 0.30 2 Hoes x 0.25 1.30
2 Ink stands 0.12 3 Gimblets 0.12 1 Pr Shears 0.25 0.47
4 Slates 0.50 3 Pocket Knives 0.37 1/2 50 lb Leather x 11.00 11.87 1/2
2 Curriers Slickers 0.37 1/2 3 do Steels 0.12 Surveyors Compass 0.47 1/2
Semicircle, Scale and chair 15.00 15.00
4 cords of Bark 10.00 1 Set Wheel barrow Irons 1.00 11.00
2 Scythes & tackling 2.25 1 pr Sheep Shears 1.00 1/2 doz bush scythes 7.50 10.75
1 Set Yoke Irons 1.50 1.50

District of Ohio
Summit County I certify that the foregoing schedule contains a true and accurate list of the articles and the Separate and respective value of each as appraised set off and allowed by me to the Said John Brown in conformity to the provision of the 2nd Section of the Act of Congress entitled "An Act to establish a uniform System of bankruptcy throughout the United States, approved August 19, 1841
Richfield September 28, 1842 Geo B De Peyster Assignee

I have also set off and allowed to the Said John Brown the wearing apparel of himself, his wife and children as the same was returned by the Said John Brown in his schedule annexed to his petition for the benefit of said act as aforesaid, and consisting of the following [Page C] articles, that is to say

2 overcoats - 5 coats - 10 vests - 12 pairs Pantaloons - 26 Shirts 10 Womens & Girls dresses - 3 Skirts - 2 Cloaks - 4 Shawls - 8 Womens and childrens aprons - 5 pairs of Boots - 3 pairs of Shoes - 13 pairs of Socks & Stockings - 7 Stocks & Handkerchiefs - 4 Bonnets - 1 Hat 5 Palmleaf Hats - 8 mens & Boys cloth caps - 1 Fur cap - & 1 Wool cap.

District of Ohio
Summit County I Certify that the foregoing Schedule contains a true and accurate list of the Wearing apparel set off and allowed by me to the said John Brown in conformity to the provisions of the Act of Congress entitled "an act to establish a uniform System of bankruptcy throughout the United States. Approved August 19, 1841.
Richfield Sept 28, 1842 Geo. B. De Peyster Assignee

[Page D] Inventory and appraisement of the property set off and allowed to John Brown by Geo. B De Peyster assignee
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