Estate Inventory of Esther Dubose, SC, 21 Apr 1764

A True Inventory & Appraisement of the Goods & Chattles [sic] belonging to the Estate of Esther Dubose Decd [Deceased] Shewed to us (Appraisers) by Jonathan Dubose & Theodore Gourdin Executors this 21st day of April 1764 [21 Apr 1764]

[£] [s] [p]
17 head of Cattle @ £6“10 110 10
1 Sorrel horse & 1 Bay Mare 10
1 Negroe Man Called Alexander 400
1 Negroe Man Called Lark 330
1 Negroe Man Called Adam 360
2 Feather Beds 1 Matrass [sic] 1 Straw bed & 2 bolsters 24
4 Blankets 2 Pr [Pair] Sheets & 3 Table Cloths 10 15
1 Press, 1 Safe, 1 Cedar Chest & 4 Juggs [sic] 8
1 parcel Crockery ware, 3 bowls, & 1 Stone Mug 3 7 6
1 Looking Glass, 1 Brush & 3 Milk pans 1 15
1 Dozen Plates, 2 Old Dishes & 17 Spoons 3 10
8 Knives, 11 Forks, 2 puddings pans & 1 Spice Mortar, & 2 Candlesticks 2 10
2 Cups, 1 Cupboard, 1 Pr Iron Dogs & Tongs 2 12 6
1 Pr Sad Iron, 1 Brass Kettle 2 Trunks & three Iron pots 7 12 6
2 Bedsteads, 1 Hammer 1 Cherrokee [sic] basket & 1 Spit 2 15
5 head Sheep 10
1 Tea Kettle 15
1 Negroe Wench Called Dydo, & Child called Page 420
1 Negroe Wench Called Grace & 2 Children called Mary & Elenor 520
1 Feather Bed, 1 Mattrass [sic] 1 Quilt 1 Counterpane, 2 pillows 2 Pr Sheets, 2 Blankets & 1 Bolster 28
1 Suit Old Curtains 1
1 Old Side Saddle 5
1 Small Press & parcell [sic] wearing apparel 20
6 Tea Spoons, 1 Tongs & Skimmer, 1 Large Table Spoon & 1 pap Do. 10
10 head of Cattle @ £6”10 65
1 Black Mare Called Fenick & 1 Young Do. 25
1 Bedstead 10
[Total:][1] £ 1094 10

George King.
Hezekiah Maham.
Phil: Williams.


  • South Carolina Department of Archives and History.
    • Microfilm ST0497. Inventories of Estates. Series S213032, Volume W, Page 106.
    • Microfilm ST0486. Inventories of Estates (WPA transcripts). Series S213215, Volume 88A, Pages 189–190.

[1] The total written in the original document (i.e., £1094–10–0d) is incorrect. The values of the listed items correctly sum to £2382–12–6d. It's unclear why there is such a large discrepancy.
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