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Title:[Household Inventory List] 1843 Apr. 1, Westwood, [TN] [to] James Woods, Nashville, [TN] / Sarah B. Woods : a machine readable transcription of an image
Author:Woods, Sarah B.
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Date: April 1, 1843
Extent: 4p
Summary:This is an inventory of household items made on April 1, 1843. It was made by Sarah B. Woods upon the death of Robert Woods, and sent to James Woods in Nashville who was the executor of the estate.
Collection:Woods Family
Box:Household Inventory
Document:sl164
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April 1st 1843. A list of Household and Kitchen furniture [added: & Books] = on the plantation at Westwood

    Wooden Ware.
  • 1 Sideboard.
  • 1 Sett [Set] dining tables.
  • 5 Sofas.
  • 1 pair card tables.
  • 4 doz chairs.
  • 4 Rocking chairs.
  • 9 Bed Steads.
  • 1 China press.
  • 6 Small tables.
  • 6 dressing tables.
  • 2 Bureaus.
  • 8 Wash Stands.
  • 1 Wardrobe.
  • 1 Candle Stand.
  • 1 Old Piano Fort.
  • 1 Large Irish Oak Ironbound chest.
    } Beds, Towils [Towels] &C [et cetera] {
  • 8 Floor carpets.
  • 6 Feather beds.
  • 8 mattrasses [mattresses].
  • 15 Pair Sheets.
  • 12 Pair Pillow Cases.
  • 14 Counterpins.
  • 12 pair of blankets.
  • 5 dozen Towils .
  • 9 Table Cloths.
  • 8 Litts Bed Curtains.
    } Waiters & China. {
  • 4 Litts waiters, or tea bords [boards] .
  • 1 Litt dining china.
  • 1 Litt tea china.
    Plated and Silver Ware.
  • 1 soup turine [tureen] .
  • 1 Pair gravy turines [tureens] .
  • 1 Pair bottle Stands.
  • 1 Pair dishes.
  • 1 Pair Baskets.
  • 1 Pair Waiters.
  • 1 Caster Stand.
  • 1 Coffee pot.
  • 1 Tea pot.



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  • 1 Cream pot.
  • 2 Sugar bowls.
  • 1 Soup bowl.
  • 2 1/2 doz [dozen] table Spoons.
  • 1 1/2 doz tea Spoons.
  • 2 doz desert Spoons.
  • 2 pair Sugar tongs.
  • 1 Soup ladle.
  • 1 Float laidle [ladle]
  • 2 Cream Spoons.
  • 1 Larg [Large] Center candlestick.
  • 3 Branch Candlesticks.
    Glass.
  • 1 Pair large glass Bowels [Bowls] .
  • 3 dozen wine glasses.
  • 1 1/2 doz Chanpaign [Champagne] glasses.
  • 1 doz jelly glasses.
  • 1 doz tumblers.
  • 4 Pair decanters.
    Hardware & Cutlery.
  • 6 pair handirons.
  • 4 pair Shovils [Shovels] and tongs.
  • 1 Stove (and furniture) for [unclear: cooking ]
  • 3 Pots.
  • 3 ovins [ovens].
  • 3 Soup kettles.
  • devers [diverse] small tin pans.
  • 20 milk pans.
  • 3 wooden [unclear: piggen ]
  • 5 '' '' [ditto] pailes [pails] .
  • 2 China flower pots.
  • 2 1/2 dozen Knives & forks. ( Ivory hn [handle] )
  • 1 Litt do Do [Ditto Ditto] (Metal hand [handle] )
    Pictures &C .
  • 2 pair looking-glasses.
  • 4 framed-"Hunting plates."
  • 4 Do Views of London ; — Naples ; — Athens ; — & Bordeaux .
  • 5 framed Poitraits [Portraits] .
  • 13 smaller — engraved likenesses — and fancy Sketches. — Also — "A Sketch of New River Cliff —
    and a Sketch of the [unclear: Mountain ] near Gauly Ridge — Virginia ". By Warrel .
  • 2 maps of the United States .
  • 1 Do of North America .
  • 1 Do of Tennessee .
    bracket to the left of and indicating the last three items listed, says "Large Size" on next page
  • 1 Small map of U [United] States.
  • 6 others of N [North] & S [South] America and Single States of the union.
    Books.
    A Library containing about 190 volumes. — togather [together] with —
  • 5 volumes = Scoll 's Bible =



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  • a large family Bible =
  • a Small Do Do =
  • 3 Volumes of French
  • [unclear: Revolution ] =
  • 5 Volumes American Farmer
  • 3 Coppies [Copies] Johnsons & Walkers Dictionary.
Several Books Medical Books purchased (by Pap) not long since — A parsel [parcel] of School books — and "divers" Small Books laying about = also: a full sett [set] of Waiverley novels belonging to dec [deceased], at Mrs. Branche 's [added: Received of James Woods Executor of Robert Woods decd. [deceased] the above described articles of personal property devised to me in the will of the said decendent [descendent] and I hereby exonerate said Executor from any further responsibility for them April 7 1843]

Sarah B. Woods



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James Woods Esqr. [Esquire] Nashville
[added: Sarah B. Woods
To } Recpt. [Receipt] for Household & Kitchen Furniture & Books — 7th April 1843]



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