New Castle County
Borough of Wilmington
Probate Inventory

Name: Capt. jacob Bennett
Date of Inventory: March 10, 1782
Appraisors: Thomas Kean & James McCullough

Item Value in £ Item Value in £
2 beds, 5 blankets, 2 pair sheets 11.0.0 15 rush bottom chairs, 2 windsor chairs, 6 [] books 3.7.6
2 coverlids, 2 bedsteads & 1 sacking bottom 3.0.0 [ ], 22 china plates 3.0.0
1 small looking glass, 1 writing desk & trunk 0.12.6 2 pair gallon china bowls, 1 pair china pots 2.0.0
2 chests, [fire] locks & 1 bedstead 3.5.0 4 pair pint china bowls, 2 pair beer glasses 1.7.6
1 small looking glass & dressing table 2.10.0 sundry glass & china, 18 silver table & tea spoons 6.0.0
1 bed, bolster & pillows, 1 pair blankets 5.15.0 1 silver cream jug & pepperbox, 12 pewter plates 3.4.0
1 pair sheets, 1 bedstead & sacking bottom 1.10.0 7 pewter dishes, 1 gallon pewter basin 2.15.6
1 [counterpin], 1 suit bed curtains 4.15.0 2 pair flat irons, rush bottom couch 0.17.6
7 table cloths, 2 pair sheets, 4 pillow cases 4.12.6 1 pair andirons, shovel, tong, patty pans 0.15.0
1 old trunk, 1 small bed & pillows 9.1.3 2 walnut dining tables, 1 looking glass 5.5.0
1 small bed & sacking bottom & pair sheets 1.2.6 1 walnut dining table, 6 curled maple rush chairs 2.15.0
1 small coverlid, 1 blanket & 2 pillow cases 0.15.0 sundry kitchen furniture, 1 warming pan 3.15.0
1 old chest of drawers , 1 desk, 1 looking glass 3.0.0 1 milch cow, 2 spinning wheels, 1 basket 5.15.0
1 old bed bolster & pillows, 1 bedstead & sacking 5.0.0 1 small frame stable 5.0.0
1 looking glass, 1 eight day clock, tea table 21.5.0    

 

Entry compiled & edited by Richard E. Stevens

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