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William Calvit



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Includes enslaved men Princ [Prince], Sam, and Mat [Matt], and enslaved women Rachal [Rachel] and Alee


Inventory of property belonging to the Estate of William Calvit deceased One tract of land on Sandy Creek Containing acres 800 two tracts on Prity? Creek, one contains acres 350 The other do 200 One negroe man named Prince One do do named Sam One do do named Mat One negroe womn named Alee One do girl named Rachel Two mares a black & a gray One Sorel mare Claimed by his daughter Zilpha? One done mare Claimed by his son Tascitis? Five Broke Oxen Fifty head of Cattle more or less Forty head of Cattle more or less Two feather beds One mattress Five Sheets Two bolsters? Sworn to in this Court F? May DC   Page 2 Four pillows Two log Chains Seven Blankets Two grubing hoes Three bedsteds Two iron wedges Two gallon Basons One drawing knife One Puter dish One hand saw One earthing Dish Three water pails For plats Three keelars? Five Coffee Cups One washing tub Six saupars One trunk Eight knives & forks One looking glass One pepper box One pr of shoes Nine table spoons One spinning wheel Twelve tea spoons Two pr of Cotton One sugar Case One pr of Cart wheel One large Table One hand mill Seven chairs Two pots One large kettle One skillet One tea kettle Two iron pot hooks Two iron pot racks One iron Shovel One dutch oven Two smoothing irons One pair of Plytards (?) Two large pillows Three axes The above inventory certified to be a just & true statement of the property real & personal, of the deceased William Calvit which has come into our possession 23d March 1799 Joseph Calvit administrator Anthony Calvit

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Slaveholders ; Slavery -- Mississippi ; Slavery -- Mississippi -- History -- Sources ; Slaveholders; Legal Documents


slavery; enslaved persons; Mississippi; estate files; probate files; Adams County; William Calvit; Estate Inventory


African American Studies | Cultural History | United States History

Geographic Location

Adams County (Miss.)

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Physical ID

William Calvit Estate File, Box 10, Probate and Estate Files Collection, Historic Natchez Foundation, Mississippi

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HNF_Box10_CalvitWilliam_06181800_d_1_u and HNF_Box10_CalvitWilliam_06181800_d_2_u


William Calvit Estate File, Box 10, Probate and Estate Files Collection, Historic Natchez Foundation, Mississippi


Historic Natchez Foundation


Historic Natchez Foundation

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Mississippi State University Libraries


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Calvit, William - Inventory of property belonging to  the estate of William Calvit deceased