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Court order to both appraise and create an inventory of the estate of Robert Abrams, and the inventory of the estate. The quotation marks (" ") in the transcript field means that the information in the line above is repeated.
To Robert Ford, John A Sanderson and Seth W. Warren Greeting: This is to authorize you jointly to appraise the goods, chattels and personal estate of George A. Aldridge late of Adams County, deceased, so far as they shall come to your sight and knowledge, each of you having first taken the oath or affirmation hereto annexed,, a certificate whereof you are to return, annexed to an inventory of the said goods, chattels and personal estate by you appraised, in dollars and cents; and the said inventory you are to set down in a column or columns opposite to each article the value thereof. Witness, John Richard Judge of Probate of the county of Adams this 26th of January 1824 Wm R. Richards Register O.C. We Do solemnky swear that we will well and truly, without partiality or prejudice, value and appraise the goods, chattels and personal estate of George Aldridge deceased, so far as the same shall come to our sight and knowledge, and will, in all respects, perform our duty of appraisers to the best of our skill and judgement, so help us God. Robert Ford, Seth Warren, John Sanderson Sworn to and subscribed before me 25th February 1824 F. Holey (?), J.P.A.C. Inventory One Negro man named Joe 400 One yoke of oxen 40 One sorrel horse 30 One brown mare + two year old colt 50 One yoke of steer 25 Thirty-nine head of horned cattle @ 5 195 Three narrows and one sow @ 4 16 One ox chain 18" at 12 1/2 2.25 One pair of truck wheels 2 Three chairs with leather bottoms @ 25 75 Three plowshares + colters @ 4 12 A King Staple and fraugh (?) 3.25 One lot of harrow teeth and sundries 2 Two pots and a tea kettle 9.47 Two jars and two jugs 3.50 Two demijohns @ 1.00 2 One lot of books and sundries 1.50 A lot of tin pans 2.50 One pair of razors and lather box 3 One lot of wooden ware & grindstone 3.50 One three gallon jug .75 Gridiron lanthorn and sundries 1 One beadstead 1 One pt of [illegible] & bridle bits 1.50 One Black mare in the woods 10 A stack of hogs in the woods more or less 10 Total 829. 47 We the undersigned appraisers of the Estate of George Aldridge deceased have appraised the above named articles agreeable to the best of our Judgement February 27th 1824 Robert Ford John A Sanderson Seth Warren Orphan Court Adam County Order of Appraisement for the Estate of George Aldridge deceased granted 26th January 1824
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George Aldridge Estate File, Box 1, Probate and Estate Files Collection, Historic Natchez Foundation, Mississippi
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George Aldridge Estate File, Box 1. Probate and Estate Files Collection, Historic Natchez Foundation, Mississippi
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Order of Appraisement for the Estate of George Aldridge deceased. George Aldridge Estate File, Probate and Estate Files Collection, Historic Natchez Foundation, Mississippi