Example of Orphan's Court – Probate Record Linkage

Inventory and appraisement of the goods and chattel belonging to


the estate of James Battersby, dec late of the Borough of Wilmington


04/27/1827




wearing apparel

1 lot of cups, saucers & pitchers

feather bed, bolster

1 ____ & tumbles

and pillows

1 pair plates, candlesticks

5 blankets @ $1.00

2 window curtains

1 quilt and 1 sheet

10 chairs @$0.37

1 bedstead sacking and curtains

24 yds of carpet

2 pairs sheets (muslin)

1 open stove

1 old quilt & sheets

12 old chairs

6 pillow and bolster cases

2 walnut tables in kitchen

1 bureau

1 nine plate stove

1 small brass andiron

1 tin kitchen ?

1 small looking glass/in front room

1 small looking glass

1 beadstead and sacking

4 pots

3 old bandboxes

tea kettle, griddle,

1 small looking glass

frying pan, broiler

1 featherbed and pillows

andiron, tongs, shovel &

1 cattail bed

bellows

5 blankets @ $1.00

3 candlestick & lamps

1 small pair seats

lot of sundries in kitchen

1 lot of old bed clothes

lot of cedarware

1 hair mattress

lot of old carpet

1 pair old bedsteads & wheel

1 safe

1 wight chair

1 horse & saw

1 bedquilt

2 bags

1 lot of lumber

bench lumber

1 walnut dining table

sow & pigs

1 walnut breakfast table

1 cow

1 mahogany sideboard

1 mare

1 round tea table

1 saddle & bridle

1 large looking glass

1 horse cart & gear

8 pictures

lot of manure

3 small pictures


1 lot of queensware (20 pieces)