1749 Household Inventory

First Floor

Room 101 (with fireplace):

12 worn leather chairs, 1 small oval table, 1 large oval table.

1 pair brass spoon moulds, 2 razors with cases, razor strop and hone, 1 lancet, 1 pair small money scales and weights, 1 Gunter scale, 1 pair brass dividers, 1 pen knife, 6 dozen shirt buttons, 1 pen inkstand, 1 pair brass andirons with knobs, 1 pair small wrought andirons, 1 pair brass with lead weights.

Room 102 (a closet):

Glassware: 5 tumblers, 15 wine glasses, 1 beer glass.

China: 44 cups, 38 saucers, 5 creampots, milkpots, teapots, 16 bowls, 54 plates.

Earthenware: 13 delft plates, 7 custard cups, 2 bowls.

Misc.: 6 quart mugs, 2 quart cans, 2 one-half pint cans, 1 glass quart decanter, 1 painted sugar box, 1 tea chest without cannisters, 1 old case with 9 bottles, 1 box with small parcel medicines, 1 brass cock, 1 old tin cannister, 1 pewter soup spoon, 7 pewter spoons, 6 old knives and forks.

Silver, all "polished": 1 teapot, 1 milk pot, 1 pint can, 12 teaspoons, 11 tablespoons, 1 tea strainer.

1 pinch back watch and chain with spare Shagreen case.

Room 103 (with fireplace):

11 chairs, 1 oval table, 1 square table, 1 old chest with drawers.

1 tin candlebox, 1 brass candlestick, 1 pair brass snufters, 1 old hard-mettled tea pot, 1 tin lamp, 1 pair old snufters, 1 glass vinegar cruet, 1 vial, 2 earthen cups, 1 earthen jug, 1 lawn sieve, 1 large cast andirons, 1 cloth brush, 2 small tea cannisters, 1 old teakettle, 1 old shovel, 1 pair small cast andirons

Room 106:

1 feather bed and bedstead.

Room 108:

1 feather bed and bedstead, 1 small desk, 1 oval table.

Second Floor

4 feather beds, 3 bedsteads, 2 trunks, 1 square table and dressing glass, 9 chairs, 1 very large old chest.

Linens: 5 bolsters, 5 pillows, 3 sets of curtains for beds, 1 vallence, tester, and headpiece, 6 worked or plain rugs, 1 silk rug, 3 testercloths, 3 cotton counterpains, 8 blankets, 3 quilts, 25 sheets, 18 pillowcases, 9 table cloths, 24 towels, 7 napkins, 2 desk cloths, 1 hair broom.

Kitchen (outside main building)

1 small earthen pot, 4 small butter pots, 4 large earthen porringers, 1 quart mug, 1 earthen chamber pot, 1 small earthen porringer, 2 earthen dishes, 13 earthen plates, 1 earthen basin, 3 axes, 2 hoes, old and new pewter (valued by weight), old iron, iron spikes for bricklayers, 1 pair hand millstones and irons, 1 brass spice mortar, 1 copper saucepan, 1 copper coffeepot, 1 large bell omelet skillet, 1 spade, 1 frying pan, 1 currier's knife, 1 tin coffee pot, 3 old tin cannisters, 1 tin roster.

1 feather bed, bolster and pillow.

Reference: Hughes, Brady A. and Sarah S. Hughes. A Historical Study of the Marshall Hall Site, 1634 to 1984. National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior, Contract CX 3000-4-0154, 1985, p.29,33.

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