March 07, 2019 12:00 PM EST Cincinnati
Ends March 18, 2019


Estate Inventories Including Slaves

Lot of 7. Locations unknown. A little research might locate some of these people.

AD, 1p. Listing of slaves that "came into my possession about 11 Sept 1822." Lists also the children that the women had subsequently, up to about 1846.

AD, 2pp, 8 x 12.25 in., n.p., n.d. (ca. 1860). Estate of J.H. Smith. Listing 123 slaves valued at over $96,000, plus carriages, horses, cattle, mules, hogs, oxen, tools, and more (such as shares of RR stock).

AD, 1p, 8.5 x 14 in., n.p., 1 Nov. 1850. Estate of Henry Brown. Lists 21 slaves, the last being "Augustus (Idiot)" and no value given. The others total nearly $10,000.

AD, 2pp, 8 x 12 in., n.p. Recorded 22 Feb. 1848. Inventory and appraisal of estate of Livis(?) Joiner. The first page lists plantation assets including 8 slaves. The second page "Articles appraised exempted from sale for the widow." No slaves in this list, which is mostly items of survival - corn, potatoes, wheel (spinning), mill, chairs, a chest, bedsteads, a cow and calf.

ADS, 2pp, 7.5 x 12 in., n.p.. 18 Nov. 1857. Inventory and appraisal of estate of C.C. Kyle, signed by appraisers. Includes 11 slaves valued at over $9000.  This one has a much more detailed listing of horses and other livestock than many appraisals, even giving the age of the horses.

ADS, 1+ pp, 7.75 x 9.75 in., 11 Jan. 1857. Signed by appraisers. Items "set apart to Mrs. Dorothy Ocain" including slaves (8 plus a child), land, and money owed her for the hire of the slaves.

AD, 1pp, 7.75 x 12 in., n.p., n.d. Lists of slaves to two people, T.R. Cotton and J.J. Williams from the estate of M. Cotton. (Possibly a son and daughter?). Slaves valued at just over $10,000 for each.



Most very good with expected handling wear.

Estimate: $150 - $300
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