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Abraham Mullet Sr.'s Will

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"Bond Admo. on the Estate Abra. Mullet late of Marblehead died Feby 2d 1767 51--19076 Recorded.
Inventory of the Estate of Mr. Abraham Mullitt late of Marblehead in the County of Essex Shoreman Deceas. taken by the Subscribers on Oath the 23 day of Feby. A.D. 1767
The Mansion house Land Barn & Shop ......266..13
Fish flakes and a Linter adjoining a Wharehouse .. 24..16..8
The Hay of the Schooner Humbird........189..10..2
The Schooner Three Brothers.......138..13..4
Case of Draws 8/ 2 pine Tables 2/8 Looking Glass 3/ ....0..13..8.
pewter 36/10 8 old Chairs 10/8 5 fire Locks 48/....4..15..6
3 [Tramils] 12/ 2 Iron potts of 1 [Ditto] 4/ old handiorns 2/8.. 1..7..8.
Small Iron ware 8/ Steelyards 1/4 old Bellows 1/ ....0..10..4
2 Spades 6/ 1 Crow 3/ Tin Ware 12/ Earthen ware 6/8... 1.. 7..8
Earthen pots & pans 2/ 1 Bible 8/ 1 Small [illegible] Books 6/...0..16..0
Tea kittle & Tea pot 6/ Glasses 2/ a Chaina Bowl 6/...0..14..0
a Case of Bottles 12/ a [pr.] handirons 13/4.....1..5..4
a Case of Draws 26/8 a Desk 26/8 a Glass 26/8....4..0..0
a Warming pan 4/ a Bed 47 w. ad q. 35/3......1..19..3
a Bed 462 ad 8 30/8 Bedsteed & under Bed. 6/......1..16..8.
a Coverlid 6/ 2 old hand Saws ~4/~........0..10..0.
a Bed Bolster and 4 pillows w. 70 [illegible] ad 1/4......4..13..4
Bedsteed Cord and under Bed.......0..6..8.
Green Curtains [Vahanee?] 36/ a Green Rugg 6/....2..2..0
2 Blanketts 8/ a Coverlid 12/ 1 Ditto 8/ [W} Rugg 1/ Bedsteed 8/- 1..17..0
a Bed & Bolster 70 w ad 7 50/10 6 Black Chains 1 Great Ditto 16/. 3..6..10
6 picktures 4/ a Chest 4/ a Trunk 4/ Spining Whels 6/.....0..18..0
a [Shave?] 3/ Table 4/ a pine [Do] 2/ Small Schaels & Wieghts 6/..0..15..0
2 [pr] Sheets 30/ 1 [pr] [Do] 7/16 2 [pr] [Do] 12/ 4 pillow Cases [6/?].....2..15..6.
a Table Cloth & 4 Napkins 4/ 1 piece of Striped Linnin 12/ 0..16..0
3 old Swords & a Cain 14/ 9 w [Tobaco?] 4/ Wigg 6/ Hatt 16/....2..0..0
Sugars £10..13.4 2 Cagg. 6/ 15 Gallo Rum [illegible] 48/. 13..7..4
a Mollosses Cash 3/2 barrells Porch £6.0.0......6..3..0
5 new Lines 15/ [Codled?], 8/4 2 Iorn [Sera pen?] 2/....1..5..4
1 hhds 6/ old [bashs] 6/ 3 [bb?] Cyder & hhd, 36/ porch [Cashs?] 12/..3..0..0
2 Cows 6..13.4 4 Shotts of Line and 2 Leeds 16/.....7..9..4.
a Saw 8/ Rope 2/8 Lime 12/ ax [Bidle?] and Wedges 6/...1..8..8
Fish Schales & Weights 22/8 6 hand Barrows 8/ a pigg 26/8 2..17..4
a Cloth Coat 40/ a Camblett Ditto 20/ a Jacket 16/.....3..16..0
Earned Over £698..6..11"


Notes

  • "Handiorns" = "Handirons"
  • "Bedsteed" = "Bedstead"
  • "Coverlid" = "Coverlet" for a bed
  • "Cagg" = a container
  • "hhds" = "hogshead"
  • "Molosses" = "Molasses"
  • "Schales" = "Scales"
  • "/" = shorthand for shilling (s)
  • 698 pounds.. 6 shillings.. 11 pence = $3,352.06 (1767 but in USD) / $113,704.08 (adjusted for inflation in 2020)

Sources

  • Massachusetts, Essex County, Probate Records; Author: Massachusetts. Supreme Judicial Court (Essex County); Probate Place: Essex, Massachusetts. Year: 1767; Case Number: 19076; Page 44. Found via Ancestry.com.




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