Monthly Archives: June 2008

Property Appraisal, Monroe County, 1810

Agreeable to an order to us directed from the County Court of
Monroe to appraise the personal Estate of Samuel Cantly deceasd
we have met this 28th day of May 1810 being first duly sworn, we
appraised the following property

one two year old horse colt @ $25
one bay horse mare & colt @ 60
one Bay horse @ 20
one brissled Steer yearlin @ 75c
one cow & calf @ 9
one cow & calf @9
two stear yearlins @ $2 each 4
one heifer yearlin @ 2
one three year old heifer @ 6
one cow & bell @ 9
one other cow at 8
one other cow at 7
Eight sheep $9
one dry hide 0 75c
one pott & hooks 2.50
one washing tub .25
one wool wheel .75
four coolers 1
three fat cans .50
two churns .42
one washing tub & small pale .50
one bag .50
one Saddle 4
one Old Picklin Tub .50
three weavers Reads @ 1.50
one Loom and three pair old geirs 5
two Old axes @ 1
one new ax 1.50
one Tomahock .50
one Set Plow Irons 3
one pair Swingletrees .75
three weeding hoes @ 1.50
one mattock @ 1
1 hand ax & drawing knife 1
one Sickle 0.25cts bell 50cts .75
two [bli – v ses ??] & Twisted link 1
one Shovel plow 1
thirty nine hoggs @ 24
one cutting Knife & Box 2
one Riffle Gun @ 15
one Razor .42
two Bridles 1.25
one flap hackle 1.25
one Oven & Hooks 2.25
plates, Bowls, Cups & Saucers 2
six Knives & nine forks 1.50
six tin cups @ .25
one pewter Dish .83
twenty four geese 8
one flax wheel 1
one bed & furniture 15
one other bed and furniture 10
one other do @ 15
one other do @ 6
one side saddle 7
two small poles .30
322.98

At Monroe June Court 1810
This appraisement was
Returned and is ordered to be recorded   

James Halstead
James Ellison
John Harvey

A copy Test
J. Hutchinson


Source: Samuel Cantly appraisal, 28 May 1810, Will Book 1, 1799 – 1817:178 – 179, Monroe County, Virginia, microfilm reel 67, Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.

Note: Values are in dollars unless designated by decimal point or ‘c’ as cents.

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