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Estate Appraisal of James Lankford

St. Clair County, Alabama – 6 November 1832

 

VERBATIM TRANSCRIPTION BY MORRIS SIMON

Last Revision 8 Jun 2010

 

SOURCE:

 

St. Clair County, Alabama

Estate Ledger

1828-1837

page 152

 

[TRANSCRIPTION BEGINS]

 

Appraise Bill of the Estate of James Lankford Dcd

 

     9 heads of Hogs                          $ 15.00

     1 Sorrell Mare                             65.00

     1 Bay filly                                15.00

     1 Sorrell filly                            25.00

     1 plow mule harness and clevis & chain      2.50

     1 frying pan / hoe / hammer / wedge         1.75

     1 Spinning wheel 1 pr Cards                 3.00

     1 Sive & Tra [sieve & tray]                  .50

     1 man's Saddle                              2.00

     1 lot pot ware                              3.00

     1 Smooth Iron                                .50

     5 chares [chairs]                           1.25

     1 Shot Gun                                  4.00

     1 Trunk                                     2.00

     1 Lot Qusane [?] ware                       1.00 [1]

     1 Bed and furniture & Stead                15.00

     1 ditto     ditto       do                 12.00

     1 Lot of Pewter / Coffee mill               4.00

     1 Table                                      .50

     1 Candle Stick & Scissers                    .25

     1 bareshare plow                             .75

     1 razar & Strap [razor & strop]              .50

     1 water pale [pail]                          .25

     1 Cow and yearling                         10.00

     1 Cow                                      10.00

     1 Cow and yearlen [yearling]               11.00

     1 Heifer                                    5.00

     1 Bell                                       .25

     1 Beef hide                                 1.25

                                                ______

                                               $212.25

 

The State of Alabama }

St. Clair County     }   This day appeared the undersigned

and being duly sworn Saith that this bill of appraisement

is just and true Sworn to Subscribed   { Austin Hood

before me this 6th of Nov 1832         { Thos Hall

     Richmond Hammond                  { John F Dill

     Justice of the Peace              { Robert Bouland

                                       { David Brown

 

[TRANSCRIPTION ENDS]

 

NOTES:

 

            1 – “Qusane” seems to be the word used for this tableware. It apparently refers to the “1 set cups and saucers” purchased by James Lankford’s grandson, Washington Lankford, and recorded in the bill of sale dated 17 November 1832.

                                                 

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