Samuell Bradstreet Inventory 1683 (V2F13)

___(cut off)___ 1683 required us to appraise the estate of the deceased Doctor Samuell

Bradstreet, though we could not make our return according to order, November following

by reason of one of our sickness, yet in obedience to the Excellencys comand we have

according the best of our skill taken this apprais __ & doe make this returne under our hands

and seals this 29th December 1683

                                                                                                                            £ s d

6 working negroes at 18 pounds a head

108 : :

2 lame negroe men

12 : :

3 young negroes

24 : :

one hundred & odd earthen potts & Drips

10 : :

2 mares 2 colts & one horse

20 : :

money in the house at his death

10 : :

by debts received in since his death

13 : :

a Chest of phisicall English Greek and latin books

15 : :

17 old chairs, 2 old chests drawers, 2 chests 2 trunks

1 : 10 :

6 old Pewter dishes 21 old plates 2 candlesticks 2 saltcellars 2 p__ plates 1 Pastry plate

1 : 3 :

4 old iron pots 1 old baking stone 2 old washing kettles 1 skimer 1 Cassada grater 2 pair still__rds a frying pan tongs & gridiron with a parcell of old hoes axes & bills

2 : :

A Clock

2 : 20 :

a parcell of Cedar boards & boiling house cesferne 1 old silver tankard 2 old silver salts

2 : 10 :

13 spoons 2 small silver tumblers 1 silver dram bottle 1 silver hilt sword

6 : :

5 old gunns

1 : 5 :

a looking glass

2 : :

empty gally pots glasses & glass bottles

: 10 :

Some chyrurgicall oyls in small bottles a little in each bottle

1 : 10 :

2 beds & bedsteads & old furniture 2 tables 1 carpet

5 : :

a parcell of old _____ tools & some few Carpenters tools

1 : :

a dozen & odd diap napkins 4 old diap tablecloths 4 diap towels 6 ozen: tablecloths 2 dozen oz napkins 6 dozen towels 6 old sheets 12 pillowbears & other old linnen

3 : :

3 gold rings 2 little silver boxes, hatband & broken silver

3 : :

3 patch hamacoes

: 7 : 6

a silver negro mark 1 Ivory table book a

: 12 :

by goods disposed off to the value of

2 : 10 :

2 old Gunns & spinning wheels & 4 Case knives

1 : 2 : 6

1 black silk suit 1 was_ bolt

2 : :

Total

251 : 10 :


In mark of

                                                   John I B Barnfeild

                                                      Harke Garbrand

In obedience to the writ hereunto _____ I have administrated an oath unto John Banfeild and Harke Garbrand gent for the Inventorying & appraising the goods and Chattells rightly & ____ of Samuell Bradstreet deceased & they have accordingly appraised the same & made the enclosed return of the appraised In Testimony whereof I have to these presents set my hand and seale this 22nd day of January 1683/4

Thomas Ffreeman

Reference: Samuell Bradstreet Inventory, Volume 2, Folio 13, Public Records Office.