Port Royall February 19th 1687/8


An Inventory of the Goods and Chattles of the Dedisseased Mr. Simon Benning as there was apprais by Mrs Richard Greene and John Roswell and are as followeth (viz_)

.....................................          li// s// d

To 1//7li//mould weighed 150//at 1sp li.......................07//10//--

To 1/4li//mould 115//at 1s p li ............................ 05//15//--

To 1//4li//Duep 117 at 1s p li ..........................  05//17//--

To 1//midle plater mould at //1l//112 p li ..................... 05//12//--

To 1//bason and 1 Plate mould at 1l//117 p li ...................05//17//--

To 1//Plate mould at 1l:35 p li ..........................01//15//--

To 74 pound of Iron working tooles .......................01//04//--

To 14 pound of old mettel at ..........................00//08//09

To 50 pound Scruf pewter ...........................  01//11//03

To 2 anvils & 12 hammers at ...........................02//10//--

To 1 wheele and Spindle ............................  03//00//--

To Blocks & old things in the workhouse ....................  01//10//--

To 250 of cast Rufe plates at 8d p li ....................... 07//16//--

To 60 pound of old brass at ...........................01//17//6

To 3 //hundred of old pewter Lay at 6d p li ....................05//13//6

To 190ct//28li at Seven pence half penny p li ...................60//05//03

To 113// of alloy at 4d half penny p li ......................  02//02//8

To 20//pound of old pewter at 7d½ p li .......................//12//6

To 3_//pound of new pewter at 12d p li .....................  1?//12//--

To 1 case of glass bottls at ...........................  --//05//--

To 1//cestern of pewter at ............................   --//07//--

To 2 pai__ of old Scales & weight at ......................  --//15//--

To 26ct:45li//pound of pewter at 1s p li ...................   132// 5//--

To 2 old beds & bedstead ............................    02//10//--

To 1 bead & bedstead at ...........................    03//--//--

To 1 Table Looking glass 2 chairs & a box ....................01//--//--

To 1 bead & bedstead curtins & vallians .....................07//--//--

To 2 Chest of Drawers Tables 6 Chers and

1 Looking Glass ..............................      10//--//00

To 2 chests and Linnen 1 close Stoole and

Hammerkar ................................        05//--//--

To 1 Jack 1 Kittle & sume

old things in the Coockroom ...........................   02//15//--

To cash 3li10s to 28 ounces of Plate ........................10//10//--

To 1 grinstone water cask & tools.........................  01//--//--

To 3 Tables Desk the Furniture of the Low room .................07//--//--

To 1 Large Looking glass at ..........................  01// 5//--

To 1 Bead & beadstead curtins & valliance ..................    05//--//--

To 6 chaares and a Table ..........................      02//--//--

To old Copper & brass 121li: at 7p½ p li .....................03//15//01

To course brass 21li at 4p½ p li ........................   00// 7//11

To book debts Standing out ..........................     28// 8//0

To bad debts Standing out ..........................    29//18//0

the marke of -------------
Richard R. Greene £376//11//10
John Rosswell -------------

Notes:
  1. 20 shilling (s) = 1 pound (li), 12 pence (d) = 1 shilling
  2. li = libri (pound)
  3. 'p' -- per
  4. Lath to spin pewter
  5. Here, ct = 10-pound units. This works out to be 1900 li (plus 28 li) for a total of 128 li.
  6. Probably cistern, which in this context means a chest or box
  7. Hammock

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