APPENDIX C

Inventory of Colonel John Hartwell Cocke I’s personal estate in Surry County,

February 24, 1791.

(Cocke Manuscripts 640 Etc.  Box 1)

Negroes: Ned, Vall, Tombo, Peter, Jack, Charles, Harry, Robin, Peter, Sam, Phill, Billy, Anthony, Dinah, Molly, Judy, Bridget, Gilly, Celia, Aggy, Billy, Ursey, Aron, Nancy, Becky, Ned, Maria, Isaac, William, Molly, Amarilla, Crevia, Fanny, Jenny, George, Phill, Patt, Pender, Daphney, Letty, Dick, Sally, Tilla, and Amy.

Stock: 6 horses, 65 head cattle, 13 sheep, 39 head hogs

Grain: 172 barrels of corn, 20 bushels of oats, 1 Hogshead of blackeyed peas, 2 stacks of Tops.

Plantation Utensils: 5 ploughs, 101 broad and narrow hoes, 18 axes, 2 pr. wedges, 1 grindstone,1 garden ditto, 5 spades, 4 scythes, 1 ox cart, 2 chains, 3 yokes, 1 fan mill, 1 riddle, 1 cutting box, 1 hand mill, 2 wheelbarrows, 1 loomb [sic], 1 Scine [seine], 4 Hogsheads, 18 barrels, 1 thirty gallon still and worm, 1 apple mill, 1 set of blacksmiths tools, 1 chariot and four harnesses, 1 saddle and bridle.

Kitchen Furniture: 6 iron pots, 2 ditto Dutch ovens, 2 frying pans, 1 old skillet, 1 stew pan, 2 spits, 1 gridiron, 3 pot racks, 1 pr. Dog Irons, 1 marble mortar, 1 bell metal ditto, 1 large copper kettle, and 3 flat irons.

Household Furniture: 9 bedsteads, 9 beds and furniture, 2 cribs and furniture, 21 walnut chairs, 6 winsor [sic] ditto, 2 leather bottomed with brass nails ditto, 4 walnut tables, 1 cherry ditto, 1 walnut desk and bookcase, 1 dressing table, 3 looking glasses, 1 bason stand, 1 candle stand, 7 trunks, 1 chest, 1 case with 19 bottles, 1 medicine box, 1 oil floor cloth, 1 carpet, 1 clock, 7 brass candlesticks, 1 plate warmer, 1 walnut press,1 cradle, 4 pr. dog irons, 2 pr. tongs, 2 shovels, 2 knife cases, 2 ½ dozen knives and forks, 1 tea kettle, 1 tea kitchen, 1 trivet, 4 fowling pieces, 5 lbs. powder and 30 lbs. shot, 3 brass door locks, 2 iron plated ditto, 1 pr. holsters and pistols, 1 small sword, 122 volumes of books including pamphlets, 2 complete sets Queens China tableware, 17 dishes ditto, 16 deep plates, 16 flat ditto, 1 Tureen, 33 mugs ditto, 44 custard cups, 3 wash basons [sic], 7 chamber pots, 2 butter boats, 12 bowls, 10 tumbler glasses, 2 tea pots, 4 milk pots 2 slop bowls, 19 china cups, 28 china saucers, 1 sugar dish, 1 tea board, 10 tea canisters, 2 wine decanters, 12 bottles, 3 oil flasks, 1 spy glass, 1 glass salver, 3 waters, 2 bread baskets, 11 butter pots, 6 furkins, 5 jugs, 1 large jar, 15 table cloths and 30 towels.

[on the back, this notation and “Inventory of estate of John Hartwell Cocke taken in March and February 1791”]

Plate: 1 gold watch, 1 silver tankard, 2 Quart cans, 1 cross, 1 urn and caster, 4 salts, 1 tumbler, 1 punch strainer, 12 tablespoons, 23 teaspoons, 2 ladles, 1 pr. sugar tongs.

 

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