Vol. 5. Fol. 39
John Gale, Port Royal Merchant
Entered June 18, 1700



An Inventory and appraisement of the Goods and Chattells Rights & Creditts of Mr. John Gale Senior late of Port Royall died as they were shown unto us by John Gale Junr and Capt John Price his Executors taken the 5th April 1700

39 Dozen and two hatchetts @ 15 p Dozen
13 Wheel barrow Trucks @
2 Frikins qt 158 H power blue
22 Barrells decayed Flower @
19 bags small shott @


73 Mill 20d Nails @ 11.3 p mill
183 Mill 10d ditto @ 6.0 p mill
618 Mill 6d ditto @ 3.6 p mill
28 Mill 8d ditto @ 4.0 p mill
34 Mill 4d ditto @ 2.6 p mill
136 Mill 3d ditto @ 2.3 p mill


120 Mill 2d ditto @ ? p mill
200 Mill Tacks @ 18d p mill
15½ Mill bradds @ 3 p mill
48 Mill scupper @ 2.6 p mill
40 Mill Lead nailes @ 2 p mill
176 Mill Tinn'd Tacks @ 2.6 p mill
A Parcell of Rusty Nailes Value
4237 H of Weight Nailes @ 5d pH


113 Dzn and 11 Narrow howes @ 12.6 p doz
20 Dzn broad ditto @ 15.0 p doz
53 Dzn and four bills @ 14.0 p Dzn
39½ Dzn Wood handle ditto @ 9 p Dzn
A Parcell of Corkes Value @
A Tunn of ___ in Cask Value


A Parcell of Cedar & Mahogany boards
Cont 5444 foot @ 6 p Cent
A Parcell of Square and sawed Timber Value
54 Grindstones Value
105 H of Frying panns @ 50 p Cent
7 Brass Kettles qt. 264 H @ 1.10½ p pounds


The Summs brought over is

36 gall Linseed Oyle @ 7.6d p Gall
300 H Oker
An Old Anvill
75 Dzn and 2 pair side hinges @ 1 (?)
71 Dzn Dove tails sorted
2 Dzn and two pair of butts @
100 H of Glue @ 10d
72 H of thrumms @ 15d


1½ Dzn Coopers compasses Value
28 Barrells Lamblack
28 Brass Skilletts Sorted
7 bung boarers
63 Dzn tinnd Coffin handles sorted @ 6d
102 Dzn tinnd Squares sorted @ 6d p Dzn
1 Dzn Scotch Knives @
5 froes Value
45 Crawnia Knives Value


thodd shovells
8 Iron ditto
6 Pewter Rings
13 Ordinary Steel Whipsawes
13 Best ditto
1 Dzn Jack Wheels
7 Gridirons
2 peices of Sacking


56 Wooden bowles and Platters
2 Dzn Saw handles and screws
15 Wood ladles
1 Dzn turned trenchers
2½ Dzn square ditto
38 Iron Spades
19 Iron Fireshovells


7 Dzn & 3 Smoothing planes
24 Dz & 10 Gimbetts sorted
12 Tap boarers
48 Whimble stocks
13 Cross Stocks
9 Doz and 10 Jack planes
15 Doz shoe brushes
1 Barrell of Pistoll powder
5 Doz Dusting Brushes

The summs brought over is

6 bottell brushes
22 Pickaxes
3 Doz & eight Coopers Axes bad
9 Doz and Nine Indico hooks
194 H of hooks and hinges 102 of ditto is 296 (?)
9 Doz Small French Scissers
5 pair large Taylors shears
5 pair Small ditto
78½ Mill brass Bulloigns
11 Fuzees


3 hunting saddles cost
2 Dzn Inch Enginers Augurs
9 Inch and quarter Ditto
165 heading and scribeing Chissells
1 Box smoothing Iron
10 door knockers
7 Curry Combes ordinary
1 Doz thumb katches


17½ hundred of Truss Hoopnailes
2 Dzn X warded chest locks
1 Ream writing paper
8 small plate stock locks
9 ditto
a Damnified X cut Saw


In the Shopp
Vizt
27 Dzn half round files
6 Dzn half round and flatt
26 Dzn three square sorted
1 Dzn and tenn Rasps
5 Dzn and tenn mare Combes
7 Dzn and eight broad chissells


6 Dzn and two fleon tooles
3 Brass rings
A Parsell wrought Tin Coffin ware
1 Coopers Joynter fixed
5 Dzn small hasps and staples
5 Dzn and two Pitching Axes
1 Dzn and Ten broad Axes

The summe brought from the other sheet

3 Dzn & 10 ordinary half inch Augurs
7 Inch and a quarter ditto
4 Inch and a ½ ditto
9 three quarter ditto
21 Coopers Adzes
13 showells
5 Iron Drifts


2 Coopers Axes
1 Joyners Hatchett
4 Brass Mortars and Pestells
2 Pair sliding Candlesticks
1 Doz Bess Hinges
1 Groce of Gravers
2 Round shaves
7 Dozen and Ten Saw setts
14 Mouse trapps small 2 ratt traps
12 sets brass weights qt 7£ 0/4 each
12 pan Groveing planes


6 Ballexions
4 Dzn and two 0 x G
6 balcony bolts
5 Pullbask plate Locks
2 Middling brass locks
6 Double spring chest locks
12 ordinary Drawer locks
12 cupboard locks
6 best drawer locks
6 Scrietore locks
12 ordinary Cupboard locks
12 ditto
1 Double spring Chest locks


5½ Dzn Sea chest lock
51 single spring locks
10 ordinary double ditto
28 Platelocks with Scrues
6 Triangle Tarriees
1 single ditto
8 pr of Swan neck hinges


The summe brought over

2 Pair side Riseing Joynds
49 Pair Tumblers
2 Dzn Lathing hammers
11 small claw hammers
171 Canlking Irons
1 Brick axe
6 Turning Tooles
22 Marking Irons in Cases
12 ordinary
10 H brass wyre
7 Dzn & 2 pr large ordinary Scissers
32 horne scrue penknives
19 Ivory Ditto
7 Ditto in Cases


12 Joynt Two foot rules
9 Nine Inch ditto
8 pr Pincers
2½ groce hand saw scrues
4 Middling Plate bolts
17 burning Irons
5 pr Shoomakers nippers
2 Dzn letter stamps
1 Groce Shoomakers Tacks sorted
3 Shoomaker hammers
2½ Dzn shoomaker rusty knives
2 Dzn Awle hafts


6 Pegging Awles
2 Dzn large tacks
4 Punches
8½ Dzn Carpenters Compasses
80 Dzn of Drapps
115 small shingle bitts
15 Dozen small scutcheons
5 Dzn bigg single bitts


2 Dzn and 8 brass Pulleys
1½ Mill Tender hooks
14½ Doz Small horn Combs


The Summe brought over

1 Best Brass locks
5 small spring bolts
13 Doz butchers hooks
A Parcell of old brass buckles
2 Doz Damnified Cup board locks
3 Double spring locks
40 small brabl locks


5 ordinary Plate locks
7 Dzn pr srcipe bills
6 small Rivetting hammers
2 Rimm pull backs
2½ Dzn ordinary Drawer & cupboard locks
6 Pair Iron Snuffers
4 pair brass ditto
1 Doz ordinary chest locks
1 Doz X key locks
19 Double spring chest locks
10 Small box locks
5 ordinary Single spring ditto
12 box locks
1 Doz Pair Press hinges


5 Pair filed X Garnetts
37 pair Rising joint hinges
4 Brass rowles
100 Plane Irons sorted
4 pair press hinges
10 pair Iron Suffers
4 Snuff pans
7 Canlking Malletts
330 Sayle Needles


2 Papers small tape
300 large brass coach nails
15 Dzn and tenn ordinary Stocklocks
12 ordinary Iron saws
4 Compass ditto
32 best London handsaws
35 brick Trowells
17 Fire shovells and Tonges mixt
4 Dzn box higes
2 box Irons with heaters
2 sadd Irons


The Summe brought over is

3 ordinary trunk locks
12 large halfe rounds raspe
12 horse fitters
12 Door latches
6 Pewter Ink standishes
101 ordinary Stock locks
12 large flatt rasps
5 Sugar Drawers
1 Dzn small outside brass locks
5½ Dzn butchers S hookes sorted
6 Pair filed X Garnetts
3 Iron two foot rules
10 eighteen Inch ditto


17 H of India Red
3 Shoomakers Cutting Knives
10 Mill ordinary flints
194 H Rusty hooks and hinges
23 H brass Coach boxes
1 old Iron Pott
3 Dzn and 4 grubbing Axes
4 bags Fuzee shott
17 Dzn of Whettstones
9 Middling cheavers
45 H of Yellow oker


A small beam with scales and weights
A small Counter
1 Scrietore
1 Turn'd Punch bowle
1 Small old Table
1 Couch
1 Large Bible
1 Sea compass
1 Dzn leather chaires
1 Box scales and weights


A Draught of the City Bath
1 Old Gunn and cartouch box
245 (?) Jamaica Plate
54 ounces English Plate
1 Pair Casters & sales wt 35 ounces ditto


The Summe brought over is

46 yds blue linnen
64 yds oznaburgs
1 trunk
4 Muskots
3 Copper Tea Potts


3 Copper Drinking Potts
5 Copper Sauce pans
2 Chafing dishes
2 Flesh Forks
5 Wire Stands
1 old small brass Jack
12 Primeing brushes
5 brass ladles
3 Round Shaves
1 Doz brick Trowells


1 Dzn Damnified plastering Trowells
14 Rusty Fire shovell panns
9 Iron Pye peeles
1 Iron Sive
12 heading Knives
10 pair Womens pattons
4 Cornish Heores
4 Dead Moulds
4 spring planes
1 Joiner and fore plane
1½ Dzn Coach door hinges


10 Coach horse bitts
11 lowe strings
10 Coach whipps
3 Dzn small Fishing lines
9 Pounds Norwick whipcords
1 ordinary saddle and bridle
1 Hair sive
147 Fishing lines
20 best bogglines
4 Bed bords
8 Pounds ordinary chalk line


50 Carpenders Malletts
308 Pounds Marling


The Summe brought over is

10 Iron Spitts
2 Scythes and 1 adz
3½ Dzn chest hinges
1 Cask Red lead qt 690 pounds @
48 Pan small X garnetts
21 Melting ladles
84 Pounds white lead


6 belts sticht with silver and gold
2 Ditto with silver buckles
2 Dzn and Eight Pieces holland Tape
8 Peices ferriting
3 Dzn new huccaback Napkins
1 Dzn Garlick ditto
5 Towells
4 Huccaback Table clothes
1 Dzn and 11 flaxen Napkins
4 Towells Ditto
5 Huccabacks Towells


5 Tableclothes of ordinary linnen
1 Dzn Course Napkins
6½ pair good sheets
16 pair Pillowbens sorted
1 ordinary looking glass
8 yds New Huccaback
1 Spanish Chest
7 Beds & furniture wrought with Crewell
a parcell of old Books
1 Old Cest Drawers
14 Negro Frocks
12 Pair Olenbrig breeches


4 yds white Olenbrig
1 Small old Bed & bolster with new furniture
1 Bed bolster and Pillow
1 Suite new Muslin Curtains
4 Pair Play Tables
10 Peices Holland Tape
17 bridles and furniture
2 H Unguinlum Agyptiacum
6 Pound Roman Vitrioll
25 Pounds of Plaister sorted


The Sume brought over

A Parcel Damnified Osenbi & Linnen
A Standing Press
A Gunn & Silver hilted Sword
16 Calves Skinns
10 Pair Mens falls
12 Pair Brass Scales
1 Japan chest of Drawers ordinary
6 Caine chairs 1 Elbow Ditto
1 Cedar Standing Press
1 Table stands looking glass and dressing ditto
3 ordinary Casters


47 yds Swanskin
1 Pair Fine holland sheets
23 Masks
56 H of Tortois shell
a New _herry without any appertenances
6 Pair Kettle Scales
120 peices of sli__work charged before
1 coach & Eleven horses val £98
5 half skirt saddles
1 old Table


one chocolate stone and Rubber
A Parcell of Tinnware Valued @
An Invoice of Goods on ship Catherine
Capt Thoms Lyell Commdr Cost in London
Advance @ 35 p cent


one Negro Man named Harry being sick with the
Gaiss not Valuable
one Ditto named Sampson value
one old Woman named Grace
one Negro man named Tony
one ditto named Primus
one old Negro man named King
one Ditto named Mingo
one woman named Morca
one boy named Hanrosda


Money in the House 100 00 00
29 07 06
01 12 06
07 18 00
33 00 00
09 10 00
81 08 00

40 18 09
54 18 00
108 03 00
05 12 00
04 05 00
15 06 00
229 02 09

12 00 00
15 00 00
05 00 00
06 00 00
04 00 00
22 00 00
01 10 00
88 05 05
153 15 05

71 03 11½
15 00 00
17 02 00
17 15 06
01 00 00
08 00 00
150 01 05½


54 08 09
24 00 00
13 10 00
02 12 06
21 12 06
116 03 21

730 11 04½

13 10 00
03 00 00
03 10 00
37 11 08
17 15 00
00 15 00
04 03 04
04 10 00
84 15 00

01 07 00
00 17 06
07 00 00
00 12 06
20 09 06
02 11 00
00 03 00
00 12 06
03 15 00
37 08 00

03 05 00
01 00 00
00 07 06
17 17 06
26 00 00
00 15 00
01 05 00
01 10 00
51 00 00

01 08 00
01 10 00
00 07 06
00 03 09
00 05 00
05 00 00
00 11 03
09 05 06

04 04 00
03 00 00
00 10 00
02 05 00
00 15 00
08 17 00
03 00 00
04 10 00
02 00 00

947 00 10½

00 02 06
02 15 00
03 00 00
02 05 00
07 08 00
02 05 00
00 10 00
00 05 00
23 11 00
16 10 00
58 11 06

02 05 00
02 05 00
01 00 00
05 10 00
00 02 00
00 05 00
00 05 00
00 02 06
11 14 06

00 10 00
01 10 00
01 00 00
00 10 00
02 07 06
00 07 06
06 05 00



13 00 00
03 00 00
06 00 00
01 02 06
01 05 00
04 10 00
28 17 06

01 10 00
00 07 06
00 05 00
00 07 06
00 15 00
06 00 00
05 00 00

1066 14 04½

01 15 00
00 11 03
00 06 03
00 10 00
02 12 06
01 02 06
00 05 00
07 02 06

00 07 06
00 02 06
00 15 00
00 05 00
01 00 00
00 05 00
00 02 06
01 15 00
00 12 06
02 18 01½
01 10 00
09 13 01½

00 08 09
03 00 00
01 10 00
00 06 03
00 10 00
00 15 00
00 06 03
00 06 03
00 07 06
01 00 00
00 06 03
00 06 03
00 02 06
09 05 00

02 01 03
02 02 06
00 12 06
03 10 00
00 15 00
00 01 10½
00 15 00
09 18 01½

1102 13 01½

00 07 06
01 05 00
01 10 00
00 10 00
07 00 00
00 05 00
00 03 09
01 07 06
00 07 06
01 15 00
00 12 06
01 10 00
00 18 09
00 07 06
18 00 00

01 00 00
00 18 09
01 05 00
02 00 00
00 02 06
00 10 00
00 02 06
00 07 06
00 07 06
00 03 09
00 02 06
00 02 06
07 02 06

00 01 03
00 01 03
00 02 06
02 02 06
02 01 03
01 05 00
01 00 00
01 00 00
07 13 09

01 10 00
00 07 06
01 10 00
03 07 06

1135 09 04½

00 12 06
00 01 10½
01 00 00
00 00 07½
00 02 06
00 03 09
01 10 00
06 18 09

00 06 03
00 15 00
00 08 09
00 05 00
00 05 00
00 03 09
00 03 09
00 05 00
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02 05 00
00 02 06
00 05 00
00 10 00
01 02 06
06 17 06

00 03 01½
02 05 00
00 01 03
02 00 00
00 07 06
00 06 03
00 01 03
00 17 06
01 00 00
07 01 10½

00 07 06
01 10 00
06 00 00
02 10 00
00 05 00
08 00 00
02 00 00
00 17 06
00 12 06
00 05 00
00 02 06
22 10 00

1178 17 06

00 01 10½
01 00 00
00 15 00
00 02 06
00 15 00
03 05 00
01 00 00
00 12 06
00 03 09
00 12 06
00 03 09
00 07 06
00 12 06
09 11 10½

01 02 06
00 01 10½
05 00 00
03 06 03
01 15 00
00 07 06
03 12 06
02 00 00
02 02 06
00 15 00
00 10 00
20 13 01½

02 10 00
03 00 00
11 00 00
01 00 00
00 07 06
01 05 00
03 00 00
00 05 00
06 00 00
00 05 00
28 12 06

00 02 06
00 10 00
61 05 00
14 17 06
16 00 00
92 15 00

1237 15 00

02 00 00
02 15 00
00 05 00
01 00 00
00 07 06
99 02 06

00 05 00
00 15 00
00 02 06
00 01 03
00 01 10½
00 05 00
00 02 06
00 07 06
00 03 09
00 12 06
02 16 10½

00 05 00
00 07 06
01 05 00
00 10 00
01 05 00
00 12 06
01 00 00
00 15 00
00 10 00
00 05 00
03 10 00
10 05 00

01 10 00
01 00 00
01 00 00
03 00 00
02 05 00
00 15 00
00 00 07½
15 00 00
03 00 00
00 05 00
01 00 00
28 15 07½

02 10 00
12 16 03
15 06 03

1378 15 00

02 00 00
00 05 00
01 15 00
17 00 00
01 10 00
00 07 06
02 12 06
40 16 03

06 00 00
03 00 00
00 10 00
01 05 00
03 00 00
01 10 00
00 05 00
02 00 00
01 10 00
00 07 06
00 10 00
19 17 06

01 00 00
00 10 00
06 10 00
01 10 00
01 00 00
01 10 00
01 05 00
21 00 00
01 00 00
00 10 00
01 05 00
01 00 00
38 00 00

00 03 09
02 10 00
06 00 00
03 00 00
03 00 00
00 10 00
02 00 00
00 07 06
00 10 00
01 05 00
19 06 03

1496 15 00

04 00 00
03 00 00
04 00 00
02 05 00
01 17 00
05 10 00
03 00 00
04 10 00
06 00 00
03 10 00
00 15 00
38 07 06

04 08 01½
02 10 00
02 00 00
14 00 00
15 00 00
06 00 00
00 00 00
98 00 00
03 15 00
00 10 00
146 03 01½

02 00 00
35 05 00

46 07 08
16 05 00
99 17 18


00 00 00
10 00 00
15 00 00
35 00 00
40 00 00
20 00 00
35 00 00
30 00 00
20 00 00
205 00 00

100 00 00

£2086 03 03½


By Virtue of a warrant to us directed from the Right Honble Sr William Beeston Knt his Majs Leut Govoinr and Commander in cheife in and over the Island of Jamaica and other the territoryes depending therein bearing date the 25th March 1700 Wee have Inventoried and appraised all the Goods and Chattells Rights and Creditts of John Gale late of Port Royall died as they were shown unto us by John Gale and John Price his Executors and wee do find the whole amount is/as is mentioned above the summe Two thousand Eighty six pounds three shillings and three pence half penny as witness our hands and seales the Eighteenth day of June 1700


John Moore
Tho Mitchell
Extur ___ & JTB