John Fips: Charlotte Co., VA Estate Inventory

Here is a transcription of the Charlotte County, Virginia estate records mentioned in the previous post. Thanks to Wayne Witcher for providing copies of the original records:

[?]ips’s John
Inventory

An Inventory of the Estate of John Fips Deceased

A negro wench and Child – 65.0.0.
One horse Colt – 9.0.0.
One mare £12. One ditto £5. One ditto £5 – 19.0.0.
Six head of Cattle – 8.0.0.
one feather Bed [&?] furniture, £6. One ditto £5. one ditto £1.6.6) – 12.6.6.
a parcel of pewter £1.6 Six Chairs 12/. – 1.18.0.
One Table and three Water pails – 0.7.0.
Two chests and Trunk – 1.1.0.
[Total:] £116.12.6.

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47.

Brought Forward – £116.12.6.
parcel of Stone ware – 0.15.0.
Two [whals?] 18/. Frying pan and pots 10/. – 1.8.0.
Carpenters Tools 3/6 Sh[?] tools 3/. – 0.6.6.
Parcel of hides – 0.10.0.
One hatchet T[?]als [Sifters?] 10/. One womans Saddle £2.10 – 3.0.0.
One broad ax 2/6. One box Iron [?]h[?][ters?] 6/. – [0?].6.6.
[Total:] £123.-.6

William Willis:
Peter Hamblin
John [H?]ight.

At a Court held for Charlotte the third day of April 1769.
The within written Inventory and Appraisement of the Estate of John Fips Deceased was Returned and Ordered to be Recorded
Teste Samuel [Cobbs?] C C [?]

Truly Recorded.
Tho. Read [?]

Inventory 2

159. . . .

1769. the Estate of John Fips decd. to the Administrators Dr
August – To [M. Marall? or McMarall?] Judgment – £31.11.3.
[Oct?] – to James Burton Judgments & Interest – 7.10.7.
Aug 17. – To last paid James Burton – 7.5.6
Mar. 6 – To paid do. do. [i.e. ditto] – 7.0.0
Aug. 11. – To paid Edwd. [Mosley?] pr. [i.e. per] Account – 6.0.0
[Aug.] 17 – To Robert Burton pr. bond – 13.0.7 1/2
Aug. 3 – To Walter Roberson pr. Account – 2.10.0
July 4. – To [Daniel? or David?] Hudson pr. Account – 1.0.0
1771. Apl. 1. – To [Tho.?] [Read?] for C. Readly [or Readby?] Reciept [sic] – 1.10.0
Aug. 5 – to do. do. do. pr. do. – [16? or 15?].0
June 5 – To Willi[am?] Thomson pr. Account – 6.7 1/2
1769. Aug 17 – To [Mack? or Mark?] Goode sherif for [due?] pr. [Recpt?] – 1.12.10
1771. May 6 – To paid Carrington by Account – 8.8.9
[same date?] – To Ben [Walton?] [tickets?] – 15.9
Aug. 5 – To Clerk of Halifax [ticket?] – 1.2.6
[same date?] – To do. Clerk of Charlotte do. – 5.0.8
1774
Aug. 11. – To Robert Williams att. fee – 15.0
1770 Aug 15. – To Charles Henson – 3.10.0
1769. Aug. 3 – To Francis [Moore?] [Polly?] selling a Negro – 10 [shillings].
Mar. 19 – To Peter Hamblin appraising said Estate – 2.6
[same date?] – To Liquor @ selling Estate – 2.6
1772.
Sepr. 21 – To [?]ght Bond – 4.2.9.
[same date?] – To Tabitha Fips – 53.5.9
1770
May 20 – To James Burton Senr. by [not.? for notarized?] hand – 1.15.0
1772 Sep 9 – To Paul Carrington Att. fee [?] – 7.6
[July?] 3. – To Mr. Wythe’s fee [?] Suit of [Blanks? or Blands?] – 5.0.0
[same date?] – To C[?] Wilsons [?]ll[?]ment & fee – 17.2
[same date?] – To Tabitha Fips – 3.5.0
1774 – To Do. her Trouble the estate attendance at Court – 1.5.0

Cond. [i.e. counted?] up.[:] – 170.11.3

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160

To Amount brot. [i.e. brought?] up – £170.11.3
1774 Aug 13 – To Costs of Attachment ag. [i.e. against?] Terry – 1.6
1775 Nov. 14. – To my Trouble Selling & Collecting Esta. & expences – 8.7.6
[Total:] 179.3.3

Errors Excepted
[S?] [Barnes?]

Contra Cr [presumably against the estate, and credit]

1769 Mar 10 – By the Estate [Sold? or Sale?] – 40.18.6
Aug. 5 – By 1 Negroe Wench Sold – 60.5.0
1774 Aug 21. – By [?]ight Bonds [?] & Interest – 51.14.1 [1/2?]
[same date?] – By do. for Cash – 9.19.10
1773
Aug 5. – By Christopher [Marabb?] for Cash – 14.6
[same date?] – By Paul Carrington for two bushells of Wheat – 6.0
[same date?] – By John May – 1.11.2
[same date?] – By Harris Wilson by attachment – 3.5.0
Aug 11 – By Champ Terry by do. – 4.6.0
Mar 1770 – By Lewis T[?] – 2.
[same date?] – By ballance [sic] due the Administrators – 4.3.1 1/2
[Total:] £179.3.3

We the Subscribing have persuant [sic] to an order of Charlotte Court Settled the Account Current of the estate of John [Phips?] decd. and find the ballance [sic] of four pounds three shillings and one penny half penny due the [admrx.? for administratrix?] according to the foregoing Account May 5, 1777.

James Boulden
Sillvs. [i.e. Silvanus] Stokes
Langston [Bacon? or Baron?]

At a Court held for Charlotte County the 2d. day of June 1777.
The within written Account Current of the estate of John Fips decd. was this day Returned and Ordered to be Recorded.

Teste
Thomas Read C [C?]

[EP?]

Truly Recorded
Thomas Read Clk [i.e. Clerk]

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