History of Ravenscroft

William Hunter’s Inventory

Inventory of Estate of William Hunter 1761 November 16

Appraisment of the Estate of William Hunter Esquire decd. 24th. August 1761

In the Parlour  
   
2 Large Looking Glasses 10.0.0
1 Chimney Glass with Sconces 5.0.0
1 Grate Fender Tongs Shovel and Bellows with a Poker 5.10.0
12 Mahogany Chairs two of them Armed 20.0.0
1 Square Maho. Table 4 - 2 Card Tables 5 - 1 Round Table 1.15 10.15.0
1 Tea Chest 18/ - 1 Large Carpet 4 - 1 Sea piece in a Gilt Frame 15/ 5.13.0
19 Prints with Glass in Frames 3 - 1 Fire Screen 1.10 4.10.0
   
In the Chamber  
   
1 Bed Bedstead Curtains Bolster and Pillow 13.5.0
6 Chairs with Hair Bottoms 3.18.0
1 Writing Table 10/ - 1 Mahogany Desk 7 7.10.0
1 Book Tea Chest 15/ - 1 dressing Glass - 15/ Carpet 1 2.10.0
1 Grate Shovel Tongs and Poker 1.5 1 Bellows & Harth Brush 5/ 1.10.0
1 Landscape in a Frame 0.5.0
1 Piece the Ruins of Rome in a large Gilt Frame 3.0.0
1 Small Piece in a Gilt Frame 0.15.0
2 Small do. with Glass and Frames 0.2.0
Books in a Closet valued by Mr. Hunter and left Miss Mary Davenport 28.0.0
   
In a Back Room  
   
1 Bed bedstead and Curtains 5.0.0
2 Chairs with Leather Bottoms 1.0.0
1 Dressing Table and [torn] 4.10.0
1 Night Chair 1 [torn] 15/ 4.15.0
1 large old [torn] 4.-.-
2 [torn] 5.15.-
3 [torn] .17.6
7 [torn] 1.0.0
4 Tumbler 9 Water Glass 22 Jelly and Syllabub Glasses 1.5.0
8 China Cups and 11 Saucers 12/6 3 China Bowls 10/ 1.2.6
2 Tea Pots 1 Milk pot and 1 Sugar dish (Earthen) 0.5.0
2 Muggs 1 wash Bason and 1 punch Strainer 0.3.0
4 dozen and 11 white Stone Plates 1.12.6 2 Fruit do. 2/ 1.14.6
13 white Stone dishes 1.5 13 patty Pans & Custard Cups wh. 1 Sugar Pot 8/6 1.13.6
5 Glass decanters 1.5 6 1/3 doz China plates 6 7.5.0
8 China Dishes - 2 1 do. Tureen with stand 1.10 3.10.0
5 Butter Boats 1 - 5 China Custard Cups & 1 Glass Salver 10/ 1.10.0
1 Sett China Compleat 5 - 2 pickle Saucers & 1 Stone Milk pot 1/6 5.1.6
5 Bottle Sliders and 2 Mahogany Waiters 0.12.6
2 Maho: Tea Boards 1 - 1 plate Basket and knife Box 10/. 1.10.0
4 Japan’d Waiters and 1 Bread Basket 1.15.0
1 Tin Cheese Toaster Coffee Pot and 2 Tubbs 0.7.0
1 Rim of Cruets - 2.13 1 punch Ladle 3/9 2.18.9
2 P Brass Candlesticks 1.10.0
12 Silver Table 7 Tea 1 Soap & 1 Marrow Spoon 4 Salts at 10/ and Shovels and 1 Pair Sugar Tongs wt 54 oz 9d. 27.4.6
7 Table and 5 Tea spoons 1 P Tongs & Straner wt. 18 oz. 11 wt .5g 5 Tea spoons and 1 Punch Strainer 3.19.12
22.10.17 at 7/6 8.9.0
1 Bed and Bolster 3.10.0
2 Cases Green handled knives & forks with 1 carving knife 1 broken Case with Ivory handled do. and fork 7.10.0
1 P Steel Snuffe[rs] 0.12.0
1 P Do. [torn] 1.2.6
1 Copper [torn] 9/ 2.4.0
1 Coffee [torn] 0.10.0
3 Su[torn] 0.10.0
1 Sa[torn] 2.10.0
1 [torn] 1.0.0
1 Um[torn] 0.10.0
   
Upstairs  
   
1 Large Mahogany Table 4.10 - 1 Large Elbow Chair 2 6.10.0
1 Bed bolster Pillow Bedstead and Curtain 7 4 Chairs 2 9.0.0
1 dressing Table and Glass 2.15 - 1 Card Table 3.10 6.5.0
7 Prints in Frames with Glasses 7/ - 1 Side bed Carpet 10/ - 1 old Seats do. 5/ 1.2.0
1 P hand Irons Tongs and Shovel 1 - 1 Night Table 3 4.0.0
1 Stand Bason and Mugg 20/ - 4 P fine Sheets 6 5 P Meaner do 5 12.0.0
7 P Meaner Sheets 6 - 6 Table Cloths at 12/ 3.12 3 do. at 10/. 1.10 11.2.0
3 Table Cloths Larger at 15/ - 2.5/ - 7 Small do. 1.6/ 9 Napkins at 2/6 1.2.6 4.13.6
8 Towells 10/ 6 Tea Napkins 7/6 - 12 Towels of Rusha. Lin. 9/ - 12 Pillow Cases 36/ 3.2.6
6 Counterpins 6 - 6 Pr Blankets 6 - 1 bed bolster Pillow and bedstead 5 17.0.0
1 Backgammon Table 15/ - 1 Pr. and Irons 7/6 - 3 Pictures in frames wh. - Glases 3/ 1.5.6
Waring Apparel Sword and 2 Canes 65 2 Trunks and 2 Chests 20/ 66.0.0
Shirts Stockings Watch Buckles and other Warables 35.0.0
6 Water Plates 40/ - 15 Pewter Plates 25/ - 6 Pewter dishes 18/ 4.3.0
1 Cullender 1 Dust Pan, Powder and Pepper box and Sauspan 0.4.0
1 bell Metal Skillet pestle and Morter, Coffee and Chocolate Pots 1.10.0
1 Tea Kettle Trivet and Chafindish 1.0.0
2 Iron Ladles 1 Flesh Fork and 3 Grid Irons 10/ 2 P Flat Irons and 1 Trivet 12/6 1.2.6
7 brass Candlesticks 2 egg Slices and 1 Warming Pan 1.10.0
2 brass Kettles and 1 dutch oven 3.10 - 5 Iron Pots and 4 Hooks 30/ 5.0.0
2 Frying Pans 1 driping pan and 1 Tea kettle 0.10.0
1 Jack and Spit with a [torn] Tongs & P Poker 2 4.15.0
4 Pot Racks 15/ - 6 Tubbs [torn] Table 5/ 1.12.0
1 Grate 2 1 pr 5.0.0
1 Portmantau [torn] & 1 Map 7/6 1.2 .6
2 S[torn] 0.15.0
1 W[torn] 100.0.0
2 M[torn] 11.10.0
2 b[torn] 1.5.0
1 Mill for oatmeal 10/ - 2 barbers blocks and Stands 5/ 0.15.0
1 Horse for Linnen 5/ - 1 Chest Paintes Paper 70 Ps. at 4/ - 14 14.5.0
2 Ruggs and 1 Stript Blanket 2.0.0
4 Shoe brushes and blacking wh. 1 Wigg Puff 0.2.6
1 Shoe Jack, 1 Grain Ben, 1 Chest 15/ - 2 Jarrs and barrels and other Lumber 1 1.15.0
2 Cases Bottles 40/ - 57 bottles of Porter 40/ - 53 btles of Syder 30/ 5.10.0
Claret in a Chest and hamper 3.0.0
10 butter Pots - 2 Pickle Pots and 2 Juggs 30/ 2- Gro empty bottles 4 5.10.0
1 Pipe Vidonia Wine 20 - 4 Cask of Lisbon Wine 6 26.0.0
1 Pr. Farriers and Bungborer 3/ James a blind Negro Man 0.3.0
Diana Negro Wench Negro Casar r 75. Negro Mat 80 155.0.0
19 Los. Single Sugar [illegible] 184 lb. at 15d. 11.10.0
4 btles Westons Snuff at 4/ 0.16.0
8 Years in a Lease of a House and Lotts 80.0.0
1 Case Rappe Snuff 1.0.0
   
at the office,  
   
1 bed bolster 2 P Sheets Rugg blanket Counterpin and bedstead 7.10.0
1 bed bolster, Rugg blanket bedstead 3.0.0
1 bed bolster blanket bedstead and P Sheets 4.0.0
1 Musket and Sword 40/ 8 Chairs 5 - 24 Pictures and Maps 30/ 6..10..0
1 Pr Candlesticks 5/ - 3 old Tables 5/ 0.10.0
1 Pr Tongs Shove[l...a]nd Milk Pot 2/ 0.12.0
3 piece of [illegible] 0.5.0
1 Grindsto[ne] 0.7.6
Amount of [torn] lb 1937 0.2.2
1 desk 5.0.0
  [ ]3.18.5

Ta[ken torn] 23d 1761.
[Recorded 16 Nov 1761]

York County Wills & Inventories 21, 1760-1771, pp. 79-82

The digital version has been made from transcripts on file in the Department of Training and Historical Research, CWF. THIS DOCUMENT WAS TRANSCRIBED AND THEN EDITED FROM THE ORIGINAL. ELECTRONIC TRANSCRIPTS ARE NOT LEGAL RECORDS OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE COUNTY OF YORK, VIRGINIA.