Colonel John Blair’s Estate Sale Inventory, 1793

The following document was found filed with the estate inventory/sale for Dr. John Blair, who died in 1820.  Colonel John Blair died in 1793.  Portions of this document were difficult to decipher during transcription.


A List of the Sale of the Estate of Colo John Blear [sic] Decd who died Intestate July 24th [?] 1797

Purchaser Dollars/Cents Item
Sarah Blear 371 0 Negro Jack [?]
do do 246 50 Negro Dice
James Blear Sr [?] 327 50 Negro Molley [?]
Sarah Blear 146 50 Negro Jim
James Blear Jr 158 0 Negro Cayse [?]
Saml Blear 20 50 1 gray horse
Sarah Blear 69 75 1 bay horse
Martin Ashtinson [?] 21 0 1 cow calf & bull
Sarah Blear 20 07-1/2 1 red cow & calf
do do 20 37-1/2 1 white cow & calf
Bond Jesse Cheak 9 0 1 bl____ star___ [?]
Bond Jesse Cheak 9 50 1 red stear
Sarah Blear 2 12-1/2 1 Table
do do 2 51 Chair [?]
do do 2 1 Ax [?]
do do 4 26 1 Large poth
do do 2 1 1 small poth
do do 1 51 1 Dutche Oven
do do 0 63 1 hoe
Ambrose Yancey 1 0 1 Wheel
Sarah Blear 1 70 1 Chest
do do 2 52 pewter [?]
Wm Blear 1 0 1 ___ & coffey poth
Sarah Blear 25 1 1 Bed furniture  & sted
do do 30 1
do do 1 51 1 plough
do do 1 13 1 Looking Glass
do do 0 76 1 Sad Iron
Martin Ashtinson [?] 0 51 Bible
Bartley Marshall 2 65 Martin’s Justice [?]
Jesse James 0 0 1 Laws of Riss [?]
Sarah Blear 0 1 4 Narrows [?]
Jesse James 0 50 1 Sow [?] 6 pigs
Wm Blear 3 0 1 Sawe [?]
Jesse James 7 0- C. Stoke [?]

Transcribed from the original document by Billie McNamara.

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