Inventory of Francis Oden's Estate

Francis Oden of Charles County, MD, died intestate. This is a transcription of the inventory of his estate. A few changes in spelling and capitalization have been made, and punctuation has been added to facilitate reading, but the grammar and syntax of the document are original. Many thanks go to Marleen Van Horne for providing JPG images of the various documents.

Charles County, Prerogative Court Liber 11 pages 35-37

[folio 35]

May ye 20th 1725

An inventory of the goods and chattels of Francis Oden late of Charles County

[folio 36]

deceased as it was appraised by John Adams and Charles Jones being legally sworn

To his wearing apparel = ₤1.0.0
To 7 cows and 6 yearlings at 34 shillings = ₤2.5.0
To 5 cows and calves at 35 shillings = ₤8.15.0
To 3 steers and 4 heifers and 3 yearlings at 20 shillings = ₤7.0.0
To 5 yearlings at 10 shillings = ₤2.10.0
To 2 small horses at ₤3.0.0 = ₤6.0.0
To 1 mare and colt = ₤1.10.0
To 4 ewes with their lambs and one wether at 6 shillings = ₤2.14.0
To 3 sows and 26 young hogs at 5 shillings = ₤7.5.0
To 1 feather bed and furniture = ₤5.0.0
To 4 old beds and covering = ₤3.0.0
To 50 pound of old pewter at 6 pence = ₤1.5.0
To 30 pounds of brass at 10 pence = ₤1.5.0
To 2 iron pots, 1 skillet weight 70 pounds at 2 pence = ₤0.11.8
To 4 old broken iron pots = ₤0.4.0
To 6 wedges and 1 spit, 1 gridiron, and other utensils of wrought iron
      weight 60 pounds at 3 pence = ₤0.15.0
To 1 small oval table and 6 wooden chairs = ₤0.12.0
To 1 old gun = ₤0.6.0
To a parcel of cooper's tools = ₤0.6.0
To 1 handsaw and 2 small = ₤0.4.0
To 1 box iron and ho---s- = ₤0.1.0
To a parcel of shoemaker's tools = ₤0.3.0
To 1 pair of spoon moulds = ₤05.0
To 1 crosscut saw, files, and best = ₤0.8.0
To 1 pair of small steelyards = ₤0.3.6
To 2 old chests = ₤0.8.0
To 1 middling looking glass = ₤0.1.6
To 2 jugs and 2 mugs and 5 earthen plates = ₤0.4.0
To 4.4 yards of coarse linen at 4 pence = ₤0.1.5
To a small parcel of old books and English and French = ₤0. 6.0
To 1 razor and hone and 1 pair of old wool cards = ₤0.2.0
To 2 pair of hand mill stones at 16 shillings per pair = ₤1.12.0
To 2 broad and 2 narrow hoes = ₤0.3.0
To 19 cider casks at 2 shiilings 6 pence each = ₤2.7.6
To 1 -- and 1 pair of sheep shears = ₤0.1.0
To a parcel of old lumber = ₤1.5.0

John Adams {seal}
Charles Jones {seal} total   ₤69.19.7

[folio 37]

Thomas Ogden (his T mark)

Thomas Cavs (?)

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Received the 11th August 1725 after oath
made by administratrix Eliza Oden to the truth
and perfection thereof.

3½ sides

S. Hanson

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