Inventory and Appraisement of Solomon H. Elam
Charlotte Co., VA

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Charlotte Co., VA Estate of Solomon H. Elam 1843
Submitted 24 Dec 2000 by Alice Ellingsberg

Type of Record:     Inventory and appraisement
Record:             Estate of Solomon H. Elam
Date of Record:     15 November 1843



Charlotte Court House
15 August 2000
Will Book 8, pages 278a and 278b

(278a)

An Inventory & appraisement of the Estate of Solomon H. Elam decd The 15th
November 1843 -
Lot water vessels Ferkin & china          1:00 Am't Brot over              1206:25
5 pots 2ovens & 2?                        5:00 young Bay Mare                40:00
1 Brass 1 Tea Kettle 2 pot racks & hooks  3:00 Bay Horse                     50:00
11 Beehives @ $1-                        11:00 Old Bay mare
10 pole ?                                 3:00 2 Small colts @ $10           20:00
5 ? Hoes & 16 hill hoes                   7:00 2?, ? & ?                     15:00
5 Spades                                  2:50 Lot wheat Straw               15:00
5 canisters                               1:50 ? Mill                        10:00
1 Handsaw 2 drawing knives 4 ?                 2 wheat hogsheads             10:00
1 ? 3 chisels hammer & ?                  3:00 1 ? Bushel                      :25
2 pr Iron wedges                          1:00 140 Bushels Wheat @50cts      70:00
Basket old Irons                          1:00 Parcel plank                   2:00
6 Trowell hoes & old dagon hoes           2:25 Lot Shingles                   5:00
Lot plows                                15:00 Waggon & gear for horses      50:00
Horse Cart                                6:00 Lot plow gear                  3:00
Ox Cart                                  12:00 Log chain & Stretcher          2:00
100 Barrels Corn @ $2                   200:00 Lot of Wheat Barrels & ?       1:00
3 raw hydes                               4:00 Lot old Barrels                1:50
Supposed 10,000 lbs ?                   250:00 Remnant Harness Leather         :50
28 Head of Cattle @ $5                  140:00 Parcel meal & Bags             1:00
yoke oxen                                27:50 3 Barrels & ? Vinegar          1:00
2 Sows & 11 pigs                          8:00 Lot ? Tubs & Table             1:00
23 Hogs                                  30:00 Lot Jugs
13 stacks oats @ $10                    130:00 Negro Man Cuffy               50:00
1500 lbs pork @ $4                       60:00 Man Harrison                 125:00
60 sheep @ $1.75                        105:00 __ Nelson                    450:00
6000 lbs Blade Fodder                    30:00 Granderson       			450:00
Bay Colt                                 25:00 Daniel           			425:00
yellow do                                20:00 Miles            			450:00
Sorrel Mare                              25:00 Elbert           			250:00
Old Black Horse                           5:00 Boy Isaac                    450:00
Black Mare                               30:00  __ Simon                    450:00
Young Black Horse                        40:00  __ Abram                    260:00

(page 278b)

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Negro Boy Milton                        350:00 Tin ferkin                     1:00
________ Jo                             300:00 17 chairs                      8:50
________ Cumby                          450:00 3 Sad Irons                     :50
Woman Prudy                              50:00 1 pr end Irons                  :50
________ America                        275:00 2 Trivets                       :12
Girl Martha                             275:00 Pine press & contents          4:00
Matilda & 3 children Lyree                 _ _ Pine ?                		  1:50
Mary & Sally                            500:00 1 pr steel ?          		  1:00
Polly & 5 children Amy, John               _ _ Lot Books             		  1:00
Amanda, Mary, Louvenia                 1000:00 7 Earthen Dishes               2:00
Kitty & child Elbert                    400:00 5 pitchers & 3 bowls           1:50
Lucy & 7 children Sarah, Katey, Albert}    - - Lot Earthen plates             2:00
Lovey, Erasmus, Lucy, Ann, James, Thos 1600:00 2 Tin waiters & bread pan       :25
Edney & 5 children, Jane, Frances }          - 8 ?                            2:00
Churchwell, Granderson, Ann            1100:00 Lot Butter pots           	  2:25
Elizabeth & 3 children James}              - - Parcel Feathers           	 12:00
Sarah Jane Hillary                      725:00 Walnut folding table      	  3:00
Patsey & 3 children Green Peggy}           - - Looking Glass                   :75
Dick                                    725:00 2 pine chests & old trunk      6:00
Pink & child Sandy                      350:00 8 table cloths & 6 towels      6:00
Melissa                                 275:00 5 plain cotton ? ?            10:00
Fanney                                  300:00 8 Figured cotton ? ?          35:00
Narcissa                                300:00 8 Do yarn ? ?                 40:00
Grind stone                               1:00 2 Bed quilts          		  5:00
Parcel flax                               3:00 5 Bed blankets        		  7:50
Cutting Machine                           8:50 Parcel Tallow         		  4:00
7 Scythes & cradles                       7:00 14 pr Sheets & 7 pillow Cases
                                                                             30:00
1 Barrel Measure                           :50 1 pr End Irons                 2:00
 of cross cut Saw                        4:00 6 Beds steads & furniture    150:00
Flax wheel & Hatchel                      2:50 17 geese                       2:50
1 spinning wheet & 1 pr cards             2:00                            14111:62
1 Do & 2 pr cards                         2:00 Supposed 600 lbs seed cotton
2 Do & 5 pr cards                         2:00 @ 2  c                       15:00
Wheat Seive                                :25 2 pr Sheep Shears               :75
Bed Stead & ?                              :50 Parcel of old Tire Iron & ?
                                               Steel                          1:00
Loom and warping Card                     2:50 2 Small Stacks Hay             1:00
2 Shot Guns                               1:00 one ? ? C. Ingram 4th Nov 1843
                                                                             62.46
Case knives & forks                       1:50 Cash on hand                3684:61
4 Pewter Bason & 2 Dishes                 2:50                           $17876:44
Lot Tin                                   1:00
                                      13765:75 Agreeably To an order of the
Lot Bottles                                :25 County Court of Charlotte To
Brittania Coffee & tea pot                2:50 us directed we the undersigned
2 coffee mills                             :75 appraisers being first duly
3 candle sticks & 1 pr snuffers            :25 sworn for that purpose have
1 pine table                               :25 appraised the slaves and other
                                               Personal property showed us as
                                               The Estate of Solomon H. Elam
                                               Decd and ditto find the

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