Account of Thomas Cave's Estate

Thomas Cave of Charles County, MD, died intestate. This is a transcription of the account of his estate made by his wife Mary Cave. 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.

CHARLES COUNTY

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THOMAS CAVE'S ACCOUNT

Maryland : The account of Mary Cave administratrix of all and singular the goods, chattels,
and credits which were of Thomas Cave late of Charles County, deceased. This accountant
chargeth herself with an inventory of the said deceased's estate exhibited into the
prerogative office and there recorded amounting to ₤ 102.4.0
and with the crop of clean tobacco : 2440
and with a parcel paid by Henry Marr : 450 } 2890   ₤ 14.9.0 [sum] ₤ 116.13.0
and humbly craves allowance for the following payments of disbursements made out of the
same estate,
of sterling money due from the deceased to Mr. Wm.Brogden as per bill from under hand and proved
and paid per this accountant as per receipt appears } ₤ 7.0.7 in currency } ₤ 9.7.5¼
of cash due from the deceased to Mr. James Galwith as per accountant proved and paid
as per receipt appears} ₤ 0.12.0
of cash due from the deceased to Henrietta Brown as per account proved and paid per this
accountant as per receipt appears ... } ₤ 0.7.0
of cash due from the deceased to Elizabeth Truman as per account proved and paid
per this accountant to Owen Ellis her receiver as per receipt appears } ₤ 0.4.0
of cash due from the deceased to Abraham Wison as per account proved and paid
per this accountant as per receipt appears } ₤ 0.5.0
of cash due from the deceased to Paul Rawlings Sr as per account approved and paid per this
accountant as per receipt appears } ₤ 0.5.0
of tobacco due from the deceased to Carter Clarke as per account proved and paid by this
accountant as per receipt appears } 148
of tobacco due from the deceased to the sheriff the balance of an account for levies
as per account and receipt appears } 237 ½
of tobacco from the deceased to Randall Morris as per account proved and paid
by this accountant as per receipt appears } 132 ... at 10 shillings per cent } 517 ... ₤ 2.11.9
of cash paid the Register for stating and settling this account } ₤ 0.6.0
of commission for paying ₤ 13.18.2¼ at 10 shillings per cent } ₤ 1.7.9
payments and disbursements } ₤ 15.6.0

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balance due ₤ 101.7.0
amount of estate ₤ 116.13.0
      On the back of which account was this totaled ?
6th January 1730 came Mary Cave the aforegoing account and made oath on
the Holy Evangels that the aforegoing account as it here stands stated is just and
true. Sworn to by virtue of a power from his hand the honor Commissioner General
Prerogative court 15th January 1730 before me John Gibson, Registrar
after due examination of the several vouchers this account passed and
allowed by me. Charles Calvert Com. Gen.

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