Monday, October 15, 2012

Amanuensis Monday - Inventory of James Fox Estate

Inventory of James Fox's estate submitted to the Hopkins County Court 12 Feb 1813.

A list of the personal property of James Fox deceased this 12th of February 1813.

One mare and colt 60
One Cow 9
Two feather beds and furniture 24
One chest 3
One Dutch oven 3
One iron pot and hanger 5.50
Two smoothing irons 1
One pewter dish and six plates 4
a half dozen spoons .50
one club axe 1.50
one jointing plain one crose .50
one barel auger .25
one hand saw 1.50
Two weeding hoes one shovel plough 2.00

The above is atrue inventory & appraisement of
the property of the above deceased as shown to us
the appraisers being first sworn as per order
given under our hands the day and date
above written

Travers N Hill
Howard Finley
John Malin?? on clk

Source: Hopkins County, Kentucky, Inventory of James Fox estate, Will Book 1, pg 101; “Kentucky Probate Records, 1792-1977”, digital images, Family Search ( : accessed 1 October 2012).

1 comment:

  1. I find that old inventories like this one are so interesting.