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Appraisal of Personal Estate by Daniel Greenleaf, 1 August 1826

[August 1, 1826]

Furniture Estate of John Adams of Quincy. Esqr. deceasd

1 Sofa & 12 Chairs, Red Damask, 6 Cushions.— $58—
1 do—14 do—Green do 45—
1 do. calico $8.—14 hair bottom chairs, 27.50— 35.50
1 Easy Chair 6. 1 LaMing do 6,47: Comn do. 27.50 39.50
Bed, Bedstead, Mattress, down cover, damask Curtains &c 70—
do—do do. & Curtains. Middle Chamber 25—
7 other beds 74—17 blankets 25. curtains 4— 103—
1 Set. Mahogany Dinner Tables 18. 1 dinr do. wh leaf 6— 24—
4 Card Tables $20. 1 Marble do $15—15 other do. 21 56—
1 Bureau & Secretary 10. 1 Wardrobe 5— 15
48 day Clock $20. 1 old do. $7— 27—
2 Night Cabinets $10—2 Work stands 6— 16—
3 old bureaus 10. 2 do. Secretarys 4, 2 pine desks 2, 56 &c 16.50—
1 Set Dining China Red—$25—1 do. Blue 25— 50—
1 desert set. 8. 5 part sets Tea do—7— 15—
3 China flower pots $6. 5 Comn do 1.50— 7.50
1 pair Cut glass Candlesticks— 16—
6 Dishes do—with covers— 8—
Decanters, wines, tumblers & other glass 33.25— 33.25
4 Window Curtains. (White Dimity) 16—
4 Pictures—(not family)— 10—
Death of Chatham— 20—
do.—Warren. $5. do. Montgomery 5.— 10.—
<5> 8. other prints $10. 4 plaister busts 4— 14—
2 large looking glasses. (long Room)— 40—
1 do—do. E. Chamber 16. 1 do. mid-Room 6. 22
1 dressing do—$5. 4 common do 4— 9
1 large Turkey Carpet, 20. 1 Brussels do. 30— 50—
1 do Venetian do $30. 1 do. Canvas do 25— 55—
Venetian Stair do 8. do. Entry do. 10— 18—
3 old Canvas—$9. old Carpeting 7— 16
1 large Stair Carpet. 10. 18. brass Rods. 2— 12—
3 floor Mats & 1 hearth brush— 3—
1 Brass Fire Set. 8. 1 do. 8. 1 old do 3.50— 19.50—
Lot of Pewter $9—do Iron Ware 10.50— 19.50
large Copper boiler 15. Lot Copper Ware 7— 22—
Lot Tin Ware $5. Knives & forks 23— 28—
Common Crockery & earthen Ware— 6—
2 fire Screens. $4. Thermometer 1. Scales. sml. 1 6
Spectacles & buckles $2. Shaving tray 1— 3—
10 Trunks—$10. 2 Mortars 1.25— 11.25
Amount Carried Over $1070.50
Amount of Furniture bro’t over— $1070.50
Stuff in House Garret. 5.50. bags & Morng cloth 2. $7.50—
Mangle & Rollers. 5. 1 press 4. Baskets 1.— 10—
Wash Bench & tubbs 3—Wood Ware. 4. frame ct. 50 7.50—
Empty Casks—12. 1 Safe 2.— 14—
Plate Warmer & baskets 2. Waiters &c 2.50— 4.50—
1114.
Table Linen $82. Bed Linen 143— 225—
Plated Ware—1 plateau with glasses & figures. 7.
4 Candlesticks & branches 18. 4 do. plain 5. 23.
4 glass Coolers & 4 Wine Coolers— 40
1 basket 5 large Urn & Case 10— 15
Other plated Articles— 20. 105—
536 oz. 3 [devt.] Silver @ 1 1/8 pr oz.— 603.17—
1 Gold & 1 Composition Medal & box— 23.72—
2070 89
Stock on farm
1 Yoke Oxen 65. 11. Cows 132 $197
1 Horse 45 10 Swine 50.— 95 292—
1 Wagon 30. 1 do. (horse) 20. 1 ox Cart 15 65
1 Chaise & Harness 100. Carryall & do. 130. 230
2 Sleighs 24. Old Carriages & Runners 12 36— 331—
Pine Wood-home 36—do. cut in Woods 25— 61
Buffalo-bells, Goads &c— 7—
Ploughs Harrow & Sled— 17
Tools & Chains— 41—
Roller. Grindstone. Saws. 12— 70—
29 bushels Barluy— 22
English Hay in Stable— 80—
do—do—in Barn— 162
Toto do. fresh do. & fodder— 72
do. in little barn— 40. 376— 3207 89
do. put in barn. Since $35. 35 35—
$411 3242.89
13 Shares Middlesex Canal @ 260.— $33.80
5 do. West Boston Bridge @ 300— 1500—
54 do. Fire & Marina Insurance @ 50— 2700—
10 do New England do—102— 1020—
10. do. Boston Bank—78— 780—
20 do. Boylston Market 100— 2000—
9 do. Massachusetts Bank 270— 2430
12 do. American—do 102— 1224
$300 Savings Bank & In Trust— 391.48—
$1203. US. 6 pr. Ct. (1813) @ 101 1215. 3—
3260.7. do—do. 1814 @ 102— 3325.27—
1000—do do 1815 @ 103 1/2 1035— 21000.78
$21000.78 24,243.67

MHi: Greenleaf Family Deposit.

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