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Account of the sale of Josiah Martin's property
Bryan, John; Barron, David; Neale, Christopher
February 06, 1777
Volume 22, Pages 880-889

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Sale of Gov. Martin’s Property.

Account of sales of sundries remaining in the Palace at New Bern, lately the property of Josiah Martin, Esq., and by resolve of Congress, held at Halifax, November, 1776, ordered to be sold at public vendue, February 6th, 1777:

A large mahogany sideboard, his Excellency Richard Caswell, Esq
£3
10
0
A pair large mahogany tables, his Excellency Richard Caswell, Esq
10
0
0
Twelve leather-bottom mahogany chairs, his Excellency Richard Caswell, Esq
15
10
0
Two mahogany stands, his Excellency Richard Caswell, Esq
2
0
0
Twelve mahogany chairs, Abner Nash
24
0
0
A small mahogany tea table, his Excelleny
2
0
0
One small mahogany tea table, his Excellency
2
0
0
One pair hand-irons, tongs and shovel, his Excellency
2
11
0
One large mahogany table, his Excellency
5
10
0
One small mahogany table, William Bryan
6
15
0
Ten mahogany chairs, his Excellency
17
10
0
A child’s mahogany chair, Levi Gill
2
14
0
One oval looking-glass, his Excellency
1
13
0
Two rush-bottom chairs, James Arant
1
0
0
One child’s chair, Coswell Dixon
5
0
Two Tippany waiters, Henry Vipon
7
0
One small cedar table, his Excellency
1
8
0
One knife-box, William Euen
10
6
One knife-box, James Arant
1
0
One small slate, Thomas Sitgreaves
2
6
One small house bell, Edward Tinker
4
0
One large looking-glass, his Excellency
6
5
0
One bed-case and bedstead, his Excellency
4
5
0
One pine table, his Excellency
One small table, William Fenner
Three Windsor chairs, his Excellency
2
0
0
Three rush bottom chairs, James Arant
One chest, John Cooke
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One gin case, Simon Bexley
One clothes stand, his Excellency
One large bell, his Excellency
1
0
0
One sealing-brush, his Excellency
2
6
Three baskets, David Barron
17
0
One coffee mill, William Bryan
1
10
0
One mahogany tray, his Excellency
11
0
One mahogany tray, John Cooke
13
6
One candle boor, Abner Nash
5
0
Two water-glasses, Abner Nash
9
0
One pewter inkstand, Abram Fordham
5
0
One waiting-stool, his Excellency
8
One Japan lamp, David Marshall
3
2
One pair punch-squeezers, his Excellency
3
6
One bottle-brush and two matts, his Excellency
4
0
One map of Carolina, Titus Ogden
13
0
One curtain rod, David Marshall
2
0
One wash-bottle and basin, his Excellency
2
2
Two pomatum tins, Robert Turner
2
6
One pair tongs and shovel, Daniel West
6
0
One large tin canister, David Marshall
3
1
One bootjack, John Cooke
8
0
One lot of shoe and buckle brushes, William Fenner
8
0
Twenty-four quart bottles, John Daly
12
0
One hammer and a lead weight, John C. Bryan
4
4
One lot of broken china, William Fenner
2
6
Three squares, William Euen
2
0
One inkstand, Edward Tinker
6
0
One lot of crockery, John Barrie
12
6
One glass lantern, his Excellency
10
0
One foot-brush and matt, his Excellency
1
17
0
One large mahogany table, James Arant
7
2
0
One small bench, Christopher Neale
8
Seal screw, his Excellency
1
10
0
Windsor chairs, his Excellency
2
10
0
Rush bottom chairs, James Arant
2
8
0
Writing desk with a green cover, his Excellency
1
15
0
Plain desk, his Excellency
10
0
Small square table (pine), his Excellency
14
0
Spelling dictionaries, Levi Gill
7
4
0
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Three volumes Humphry Clinker, William Bryan
15
0
One scale and rule, Titus Ogden
8
0
One penknife and a poem, “The Deserted Village,” James Davis
5
0
One string button moulds, Titus Ogden
13
0
One letter case, his Excellency
17
0
Three quart bottles, a tin canister and a sponge, James Little
1
7
One set wagon wheels, William Bryan
18
10
0
One saddle housing and holsters, William Dennis
1
3
0
One saddle, Simon Bexley
8
6
One pair curling tongs, William Fenner
5
1
Two rush-bottom chairs, Simon Bexley
18
6
One mahogany bedstead, his Excellency
11
5
0
One mahogany desk, his Excellency
12
0
0
One mahogany chest of drawers, John Green
21
10
0
One mahogany chest of drawers, his Excellency
30
0
0
One mahogany washstand, Thomas Sitgreaves
10
0
One pair andirons, tongs and shovels, his Excellency
1
16
0
One pine table and cover, one small basket, tumbler, one water bottle, etc., Daniel West
13
0
One large mahogany painted bookcase, his Excellency
53
0
0
One escritoire, his Excellency
7
0
0
One clothes-press, Abner Nash
13
0
0
One couch, David Barron
16
0
0
One easy chair, David Barron
16
10
0
One writing desk and chair, his Excellency
2
5
0
One small mahogany table, James Little
1
11
0
One urinal, his Excellency
1
18
0
One small pine table, Alexander Gray
12
0
One Windsor chair, Simon Bexley
13
6
One rush-bottom chair, John Green
9
0
One map of North Carolina, David Barrow
2
0
0
One water bottle and one quart bottle, William Pasture
1
4
One case for a commission, David Barron
11
1
Two pairs slippers, Edward Starkey
10
0
Seven baskets, Henry Vipon
8
7
One small table, James Green
10
6
One child’s chair, James Gatlin
5
8
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One stone pitcher, John C. Bryan
4
One broom, Thomas Sitgreaves
6
One French drum, Simon Bexley
4
6
Sundry broken toys, Edward Starkey
12
0
Three rush-bottom chairs, Robert Turner
10
0
One saddle-housing, Colonel Armstrong
2
11
0
One mahogany wash-stand, his Excellency
10
6
One hat-case, David Barron
1
0
One pair andirons, tongs and shovels, his Excellency
2
0
0
One mahogany bedstead, his Excellency
16
5
0
One Windsor chair, his Excellency
8
6
Eight rush-bottom chairs, James Green
6
0
0
One mahogany stand, bottle and basin, William Euen
2
0
1
One pair bellows, James Little
1
2
0
One maple table, James Green
9
0
One hand-dish and canister, James Green
4
One mahogany bedstead, his Excellency
14
2
0
One mahogany stand and wash-bottle, his Excellency
1
0
0
One small basket, James Davis
2
4
One small table, Alexander Gaston
8
0
One writing desk, his Excellency
3
15
0
One mahogany chest and drawers, Alexander Gaston
10
6
0
One mahogany bedstead, his Excellency
15
5
0
One mahogany stand, wash basin and bottle, his Excellency
2
0
6
One small table, his Excellency
9
0
One small looking-glass, William Fenner
1
18
0
Two pairs brass snuffers, Abner Nash
14
0
A parcel of leather straps, Abner Nash
13
0
One rush-bottom chair and one pair tape, Wm. Willson
3
0
Two cakes white wafers, Robert Fenner
4
Two pieces leather, James Little
1
0
4
One pair andirons and shovel, William Euen
1
13
4
One trunk, Farnifold Green
11
0
A parcel old books, John
11
4
One rule, his Excellency
4
0
A parcel broken crockery ware, William Fenner
3
0
One tea canister, Titus Ogden
8
0
Five earthen pots, John Barrie
5
2
Five casks and a broom, James Little
2
0
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Four tubs, his Excellency
1
0
0
One filtering stone and frame, Titus Ogden
2
2
0
One hogshead, his Excellency
2
0
One empty case and one large jar, Joseph Leech
2
0
0
Turkey paint, Titus Ogden
3
12
0
One nail box, John Barrie
4
One bottle, Christopher Neale
3
4
One foot mat, his Excellency
1
0
0
Twenty-five bottles, his Excellency
10
0
Six empty casks, his Excellency
6
0
One empty barrel, his Excellency
1
0
One keg tamarinds, William Pasture
7
Two empty firkins, William Euen
6
One large safe, his Excellency
6
0
One pair snuffers, his Excellency
6
One saucepan and tap-borer, James Glasgow
1
4
0
One bottle oil, James Coor
6
0
One bottle tamarinds, David Barron
5
0
Two baskets, William Pasture
2
1
One tin bucket, Colonel Armstrong
4
0
Two bottles and one table, his Excellency
5
0
Two table brushes, his Excellency
5
0
Four empty casks and a parcel of spruce, his Excellency
9
0
A coach, William Euen
250
0
0
One case, William Fenner
10
0
One ladle, Robert Turner
3
4
One rush-bottom chair, William Willson
2
8
Old rubbage, Joseph Leech
2
0
One wooden horse, James Arant
6
0
Two bread-trays and a basket, Christopher Neale
2
6
One looking-glass, William Willson
2
13
0
Three rush-bottom chairs, William Willson
5
0
One spade, William Willson
5
10
One pewter dish and one inkstand, William Rumsey
1
4
Four rush-bottom chairs, William Willson
17
6
One pair andirons, his Excellency
1
2
0
One iron pot, William Tyre
16
8
One kettle, his Excellency
12
0
One teakettle, his Excellency
6
6
One scythe-blade and some old iron, Andrew Blanchard.
5
1
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One dripping pan, etc., his Excellency
7
0
Three forks and iron skewer, William Willson
2
Nine old casks, his Excellency
2
One hay knife, James Little
6
Fifty-two bottles, his Excellency
1
11
0
One water pot, William Willson
1
6
Four paint brushes and some paint, Henry Vipon
5
1
Fifty-two empty bottles, his Excellency
1
12
0
One copper fish kettle, his Excellency
1
0
0
One old brass kettle, Jacob Blount
6
8
Eight chairs, Alexander Gray
1
0
0
Five old locks, Joseph Leech
5
4
Ten jugs, Henry Vipon
1
1
6
Two stone pots, Mr. Gasper
1
4
Four canisters, Henry Vipon
18
6
Twelve empty bottles, Henry Vipon
1
2
One hat case and some gun-flints, William Dennis
8
0
One pair curtain tongs, James Green
4
One dustpan and cheese-toasters, his Excellency
2
0
Five rush-bottom chairs, James Davis
2
14
0
Four volumes of “Don Quixote,” Sam’l B. Cunningham
2
2
6
Three volumes “Rosseau upon Education,” Titus Ogden
1
12
0
Two volumes “Madam Pompadour,” Edward Starkey
1
0
0
Four volumes “Gil Blas,” Alexander Gray
2
10
0
Five volumes “Chinese Spy,” Edward Starkey
2
0
0
Four volumes “History of France,” by Rosseau, Titus Ogden
1
9
0
Five volumes “Fool Quality,” Titus Ogden
2
15
0
Three volumes “Sully’s Memoirs,” Colonel Ingram
1
4
0
Nine volumes Shakespeare, Colonel Eaton
5
0
0
Moore’s Tables and Lefiphanes, Joseph Leech
15
0
Two volumes complete “Cook’s Voyage,” his Excellency
1
10
0
Twenty-six volumes of “Universal History,” Alexander Gaston
13
0
0
Two volumes “History of Scotland,” by Robinson, John Barrie
1
19
6
A catalogue, Titus Ogden
2
0
An essay on “Faith,” William Bryan
8
Two volumes Dean Swift’s works, Titus Ogden
10
0
A magazine for the year 1763, Colonel Ingram
2
9
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Five pamphlets, Colonel Ingram
3
0
“Religion of Nature,” Cornelius Harnett
1
0
A pair bellows and a small trunk, James Davis
7
0
One sturgeon spitt, Abner Nash
1
14
0
Forty-three bottles of rose and mint water, his Excellency
1
11
0
Fifteen empty bottles, his Excellency
7
0
One dozen soup plates (Queen’s China), his Excellency
14
6
One dozen shallow plates (Queen’s China), his Excellency
14
6
Seven dozen shallow plates (Queen’s China), his Excellency
7
0
One dozen shallow plates (Queen’s China), his Excellency
12
6
One dozen shallow plates (Queen’s China), his Excellency
13
6
One dozen shallow plates (Queen’s China), his Excellency
13
0
One dozen shallow plates (Queen’s China), his Excellency
13
6
One dozen shallow plates (Queen’s China), his Excellency
15
6
One dozen shallow breakfast plates (Queen’s China), his Excellency
10
6
One dozen shallow breakfast plates (Queen’s China), his Excellency
12
6
One dozen shallow breakfast plates (Queen’s China), his Excellency
12
6
Twenty-one shallow plates, large and small (Queen’s China), his Excellency
1
3
0
Seven dishes, sorted (Queen’s China), his Excellency
1
10
0
Six dishes, sorted (Queen’s China), his Excellency
1
7
0
Four dishes, sorted (Queen’s China), James Arant
7
6
Five fish dishes (Queen’s China), his Excellency
12
0
One tureen, William Rumsey
5
0
One tureen, his Excellency
1
0
0
One tureen and two covers, his Excellency
9
0
One can, his Excellency
12
6
Four mustard and two milk pots, his Excellency
4
0
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Four water bottles and three butter boats, his Excellency
10
6
Two earthen pots and one pewter pint mug, Colonel Armstrong
3
8
One Japan and one wooden waiter, Colonel Armstrong
4
6
One cheese-toaster, his Excellency
8
0
One tin screen and three water plates, John Green
2
0
4
One tin kettle and one pint mug, Colonel Ingram
6
6
Twenty-three stone and earthen pots, his Excellency
9
0
One tea canister, William Pasture
4
3
One tea canister, Colonel Armstrong
4
8
One tea canister, Titus Ogden
6
6
One tea canister, Hardy Bryan
8
4
One tea canister, William Fenner
8
0
Four earthen jars, his Excellency
9
0
Two large pewter water dishes, Titus Ogden
1
10
0
One bottle capers, John Cooke
6
0
One bottle capers, David Barron
6
2
One bottle capers, William Fenner
6
2
One bottle capers, his Excellency
5
0
One bottle capers, William Fenner
10
0
One bottle capers, Thomas Sitgreaves
6
8
One bottle capers, David Barron
6
2
One bottle olives, John Green
10
0
One leather case with bottles, Colonel Armstrong
2
8
0
One leather case with bottles, Colonel Ingram
2
1
0
One leather case with bottles, William Pasture
1
10
0
One trunk, Jacob Blount
1
8
0
One plate tray, Abner Nash
16
1
One jar salt, John Cooke
1
8
0
One box saltpeter, William Euen
18
0
One box saltpeter, Titus Ogden
5
0
One stand and fly-dish, Alexander Gaston
5
0
Four small baskets and one pepperbox, his Excellency
2
4
One keg split peas, David Barron
8
4
One pair steelyards, Abner Nash
3
10
0
One mahogany chair, Thomas Sitgreaves
2
19
0
One horse cover, Colonel Ingram
2
7
0
One horse cover, Colonel Ingram
2
10
4
One horse cover, Colonel Eaton
2
11
0
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One horse cover, Colonel Eaton
3
0
0
Two brass weights, Titus Ogden
2
5
0
One small wire and pistol holders, James Green
1
13
4
One plate tray, his Excellency
5
0
Two chopping knives, Levi Gill
1
1
0
Four dish covers, Mr. Blount
6
9
Four pattey pans and one ash pan, Mr. Blount
6
8
One stone pitcher, John Cooke
3
0
One copper plastering trowel, Joseph Leech
3
10
One pair andirons and one pair tongs, William Willson
1
16
0
One stable fork, James Green
11
8
One stable fork, John Cooke
11
0
One stable fork, his Excellency
11
0
One stable fork, David Barron
10
8
One stable fork, James Coor
11
0
One stable fork, William Euen
12
4
Two chamber pots, Henry Purse
7
2
One fire pan, etc., William Willson
18
0
One earthen narrow hoe and rake, Joseph Leech
7
2
Old iron and tinware, William Euen
9
0
One bedstead, Henry Vipon
10
16
0
One bedstead, James Arant
3
13
0
One bedstead, Nathan Smith
1
5
0
One mattress, William Fenner
5
13
0
One scale and ladder, William Fenner
3
0
Two common Windsor chairs, Henry Purse
1
5
0
One small table and one pair tongs and shovel, and one paid snuffers, Alexander Gray
6
0
One bedstead, John Cooke
3
7
0
Four chairs, William Fenner
7
4
One bedstead, Henry Purse
3
9
0
One bedstead, John Barry
3
4
6
One woman’s bonnet, five bottles and basket, John Barry
3
4
0
Six mats, John Barry
1
7
Six mats, Thomas Sitgreaves
2
10
Six mats, Christopher Neale
2
9
Six mats, Christopher Neale
2
6
Six mats, rope and basket, Christopher Neale
3
6
Five halters, his Excellency
7
0
One empty bottle, his Excellency
6
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One currycomb, brush and horse-pincers, Alex. Gray
4
0
Two shovels and scrapers and bridle, his Excellency
10
0
One barrel with tar, his Excellency
3
4
Three empty bottle and hair brush, his Excellency
9
One malt mill, his Excellency
1
0
0
One barrel some clover seed, his Excellency
1
0
One oil jar, Joseph Leech
4
10
0
Eight empty bottles, his Excellency
1
0
A paper yellow ochre, William Dennis
2
8
One iron back, David Barron
1
0
0
One table, his Excellency
1
0
One table, his Excellency
2
8
One bedstead, James Little
1
11
0
Three chairs, Alexander Gray
11
0
One chest and four bottles, Christopher Neale
8
0
Three pairs holsters, saddle housing and strap, James Little
2
0
One bootjack and rope, Alexander Gray
6
One hay fork and piece of iron, Samuel Smyth
2
8
One watering-pot, basket and table, his Excellency
11
0
Twenty-seven empty bottles, his Excellency
10
0
A parcel small sea coal, his Excellency
1
0
0
£894
17
5
JOHN BRYAN,
DAVID BARRON,
CHRISTOPHER NEALE.