APPENDIX F

A partial inventory of the household furnishings in the possession of John Hartwell Cocke II and wife Anne at Mount Pleasant, later transported to Bremo

(Cocke Manuscripts 640 Etc.  Box 8)

This 1809-1812 “List of household articles,” in Anne B. Cocke’s handwriting, has been transcribed verbatim, although commas have been added for the sake of clarity

List of Table China,  October 1, 1808

15 dishes, 2 tureens and 1 dish belonging to them, 4 dozen and 2 shallow plates, 1 dozen and 8 deep plates, 7 small deep plates, 5 small shallow plates, 7 round dishes, 1 pudding dish, 1 salad dish, 2 small tureens with dish stands, 3 butter boats with stands, 6 salt cellars, 1 shallow and 1 deep plate with a piece out.

 Broken Sets of Table China

7 Liverpool dishes, 6 real china plates, 1 round old fashioned dish, 1 dish with a cover, 2 fruit baskets with stands, 9 custard cups with tops

 Blue-edged Dinner China

1 tureen, 14 dishes, 2 dozen shallow large plates, 16 deep plates, 2 dozen 6 small breakfast plates, 2 small tureens with stands, 1 butter boat, 2 blue and white butter plates, 1 green edged ditto.

 Tea China – save – bought 1805

13 cups and saucers, 1 teapot, 1 milk pot,1 bowl, 1 sugar dish, 2 plates

 Red and White Tea China

11 cups, 12 saucers, 6 larger size cups, 6 larger size saucers

 Broken Sets of Tea Dishes

6 blue and white coffee cups, 4 blue and white tea cups, 17 saucers, 2 large blue and white cups, 2 large blue and white saucers, 18 black and white tea cups, 11 black and white saucers, 3 white cups and 3 white saucers, 2 red teapots, 1 black, and 1 colored and white teapot, 1 chocolate pot, 2 black cream pots, 1 red milk pot, 2 red sugar dishes, 2 common sugar dishes, 1 slop bowl, 1 large china bowl.

 3 white basins, 1 blue and white ditto, 2 chamber blue and white pitchers, 2 small spilling pots, 5 white pots, 1 blue, 2 pewter pots

3 dining room pitchers, 2 small ones, 3 small mugs, 2 large ditto

26 butter and sweet meat pots, 3 square tin canisters, 1 round tin canister, 1 cream ice freezer

 List of Glass taken April 1811

24 wine glasses with initials, 15 plain ditto, 7 with others, 20 tumblers with initials, 19 tumblers large round, 4 tumblers small round, 12 tumblers flat cut at the bottom

 October 15, 1812

12 plain wine glasses, 2 round tumblers large and small, 5 flat tumblers

February 27, 1813

2 dozen new wine glasses

 List of China Taken June 1812

18 real china dishes, 2 dozen 6 real china large plates, 1 dozen 10 small real china dessert plates, 1 dozen still smaller plates, 1 dozen 8 deep large plates, 6 small deep plates, 2 dozen 11 Liverpool large plates, 8 Liverpool small plates, 6 Liverpool smaller plates, 4 vegetable dishes, 7 meat dishes and 1 tureen, 1 dish cover 8/12/1812; 19 large deep plates, 29 large shallow plates, 19 small shallow plates, 12 shallow plates, 5 small deep plates, 14 dishes, 1 dozen 9 green edged plates 9/1/1815

 List of House Linen, October 1809

5 large size tablecloths, 5 second size tablecloths, 6 fine small sprigged tablecloths, 3 coarse small stripped table cloths, 3 fine cotton – making on the whole 24.

 19 pr. sheets and 1 odd one, 13 small bed quilts, a large bed quilt, 1 patchwork bed quilt

7 square toilets, 4 round table covers with 3 tops to them, 3 great chair covers, 3 sofa covers, 14 check covers for chairs, 6 white covers for chairs, 3 crib quilts, 2 crib covers, 4 crib mattress covers, 2 small, 2 large

3 pr. large and 3 small blankets, 4 double blankets, 1 pr. crib blankets, 2 old blankets for servants. “These I gave away in December 1809.”

Towels and Napkins

29 breakfast napkins, 10 wiping napkins, 12 tea napkins

14 brown linen towels, 1 dozen 7 white linen towels, 19 Oznaburg knife towels, 8 Oznaburg plate towels marked Bre, 9 coarse cotton towels

Storeroom – Towels

2 large Oznaburg, 2 small Oznaburg, 1 cover for flour, 1 wiping towel

 Dairy

2 towels

 Kitchen

2 for Bread, 2 for potatoes

 List Taken November 1811

5 pr. sheets made this year, 5 pr. fine sheets made in 1806, 11 pr. old sheets, 5 pr. made June 1811

 30 towels for chambers made 1811, 16 dining room towels made 1811

24 breakfast napkins, 7 oznaburg towels for children, 11 white tea towels

List of Best Table China October 14, 1812

2 tureens and 1 dish belonging, 18 dishes, 2 12/ dozen large shallow plates, 1 dozen 10 dessert plates, 1 dozen smaller size plates, 1 dozen 8 deep large plates, 6 deep small plates

 Liverpool China 1812

1 tureen, 2 dozen 11 large shallow plates, 8 dessert shallow plates, 6 smaller shallow plates, 4 vegetable dishes, 1 cover, 7 meat dishes, 1 deep dish and cover, 2 pudding deep dishes, 1 dozen 9 green edged plates, 2 white pudding dishes, 2 blue edged pudding dishes

 Things Belonging to the Dairy

3 piggins, a churn, 1 small tub, 2 china milk pans, all pewter – 1 funnel, 1 ladle, 1 strainer, 2 towels, 4 covers for milk pans – of cotton

Things belonging to the Kitchen

4 jam pots, 5 brass skillets, 1 stewing pan and top, 1 iron spider, 2 griddles, 2 spoons of wood, 2 iron spoons, 2 iron forks, 2 new dripping pans, a wire, a fine, and a coarse sifter, 4 trays besides 2 used for feeding the chickens, 2 large tubs, 2 small tubs, 1 painted for washing china, 1 old one for dirty water, 2 pails, 1 shovel, 4 pewter dishes, 4 pewter plates, 2 tin pans for baking egg bread, 1 quart can, 1 pint can, a wooden box for bran, 1 flour box, 1 pepper box, 2 new ovens and tops, 2 flannel towels, 2 oznaburg towels

 Table China List Taken November 13, 1810 “after breakage of 1809”

3 dozen 7 shallow plates, 1 dozen 9 deep plates, 11 dishes and 1 with a piece

Blue Edged China 1810

1 dozen 6 breakfast plates, 1 dozen 9 large plates

 “January 4th – finished the red bed curtains – mild weather, I was cheerful and happy.”

 January 1810 “Things broken which were on this list”

6 large shallow plates, 4 small shallow plates, 1 tea pot, 1 sugar dish, 2 white saucers and mugs

 October 1812

9 cotton towels in use, 7 white linen towels, 8 oznaburg plate towels, 6 knife towels, 6 tea napkins