Inventory of the Estate of Robert Daniell of Cambridge Massachusetts - 1655
Robert Daniell Estate
Middlesex Probate File 5939



Impri[mis] L.   s.   d.
It[em] one woolen cloake 02-05-00
It[em] one sedge cloake 01-00-00
It[em] one blacke Suite of Rash [?] 01-00-00
It[em] one payre of blacke breeches 00-14-00
It[em] one stuffe Suite 01-16-00
It[em]2 payre of stockines 00-04-00
It[em] 4 yards of Lockrum 00-09-04
It[em] 5: yds ¾ of mowheyre 00-18-06
It[em] 9: yds of white cotton 01-01-00
It[em] a blacke hatt 00-06-00
It[em] an Iron pott 00-04-00
It[em] a psalme booke 00-01-06
It[em] 6 bush: of Rie 01-04-00
It[em] one teable 01-04-00
It[em] a payre of linnen drawers 00-02-06
It[em] five payre of new shoes 01-00-00
It[em] 3. payre worne shoes 00-10-00
It[em] an Indian baskett 00-01-00
It[em] 3. peece of Coopers worke 00-06-00
It[em] 16. lb of Butter 00-08-00
It[em] one Swine 00-07-00
It[em] for rent due from Thomas Fanning 01-00-00
It[em] 3. acrs ½ Indian Corne 03-15-00
It[em] 5 acrs Indian corne 07-10-00
It[em] 2. acrs ½ of pease 03-00-00
It[em] 2. acrs ½ fresh meadow grasse 01-05-00
It[em] 9. acrs of wheat 15-06-00
It[em] 3 acrs ½ of Rie 05-05-00
It[em] one Rood of pease 00-08-00
It[em] foure acrs of Indian 05-08-00
It[em] 4 acrs of marsh grasse 01-10-00
It[em] Apples in the orchard 02-00-00
It[em] one old suite of stuffe 00-06-08
It[em] a payre of cloath breeches 00-13-04
It[em] a cloath doublett 00-04-00
It[em] one old coate 00-05-00
It[em] one coate 00-12-00
It[em] one payre of bootes and shoes and spurs 00-15-00
It[em] one bed and bolster 04-10-00
It[em] one bed of canvas teeking 03-00-00
It[em] one bestead line mat, curtaynes and vall[ance] 00-16-00
It[em] one old coverlett 00-02-06
It[em] one blankett 00-04-00
It[em] a peece of woolle and cloath 00-01-06
63-08-10
L.   s.   d.
It[em] one deale bord chest 00-10-00
It[em] a payre of sheets 00-08-00
It[em] another payre of sheets 00-03-00
It[em] one sheet and old payr sheets 00-04-06
It[em] one bord cloath 00-01-06
It[em] 3 diaper table napkins 00-08-04
It[em] one diaper table cloath 00-[10]-10
It[em] 6. Callico napkins 00-04-06
It[em] 3. lockrum napkins 00-02-03
It[em] 2. pillow beers one 3s 4d other 2s 00-05-04
It[em] one bord cloath 00-02-00
It[em] 3 Towells 00-01-04
It[em] six Cushins 00-15-00
It[em] a bill of 7 lb due from martine underwood of watertowne 07-00-00
It[em] a bill due from Jno. Spring 01-11-00
It[em] a Small chest 00-03-06
It[em] one great bible 00-08-00
It[em] one booke title the soules conflict 00-02-06
It[em] a book of mr. Masons workes 00-01-00
It[em] a booke of mr. Rogers workes 00-01-04
It[em] a book of mr. Giffords workes 00-00-06
It[em] a booke of mr mathers 00-00-06
It[em] a pound of starch and box 00-01-00
It[em] a brush 00-00-06
It[em] a box without a cover 00-00-06
It[em] 2. joynt stooles 00-04-00
It[em] 2. other joynt stooles 00-03-00
It[em] a slick stone 00-00-04
It[em] a payre of stockines and yarne 00-03-00
It[em] a Round table 00-08-00
It[em] a match locke muskett sword and bandlelers 01-02-00
It[em] a fire lock muskett with sword bandlelers rest worne and scourer [?] 01-10-00
It[em] a fowling peece 00-13-04
It[em] powder shott, bullitts and match 00-05-00
It[em] a Culbert 00-10-00
It[em] one Square table 00-03-00
It[em] one chayre 00-01-02
It[em] one payre of Cobirons 00-06-00
It[em] one fire pan 00-01-00
It[em] one tramelle and peele 00-02-00
19-08-11
L.   s.   d.
It[em] one clever 00-01-06
It[em] 2. brasse candlestikes 00-03-00
It[em] one pestle and morter 00-02-06
It[em] 4.bels 00-04-00
It[em] 3 sickles and 3. hookes 00-05-00
It[em] one short forme 00-00-06
It[em] 10. pewter spoones 00-02-00
It[em] 20 lb of pewter 01-13-10
It[em] one great kettle 00-12-00
It[em] one little kettle 00-04-00
It[em] a little porsnit 00-05-00
It[em] 2 old skellitts 00-02-00
It[em] one gredIron 00-04-00
It[em] one warmeing pan 00-05-00
It[em] dripping pan 00-02-00
It[em] 2 saucers one old bottle 00-01-00
It[em] 2 lattin pans 00-01-08
It[em] one grate 00-01-04
It[em]one speet 00-03-00
It[em] one scumer 00-01-00
It[em] slicke Iron 00-02-00
It[em] leaden weights 00-08-00
It[em] one Cowle 00-03-00
It[em] great fatt 00-04-00
It[em] one frying pan 00-02-00
It[em] one cheese presse and salting form 00-04-00
It[em] 20 trenchers 00-01-08
It[em] 2 best seives 00-01-06
It[em] 2 other seives 00-01-06
It[em] one strayneing dish 00-00-04
It[em] one milke payle 00-01-04
It[em] 2 milke Kellars 00-01-08
It[em] one Lamp 00-01-00
It[em] 2 Cruse Jugs 00-01-06
It[em] 2 earthen pitchers 00-00-10
It[em] one ladle 00-00-02
It[em] one payre cheese Tongs 00-00-04
It[em] 4. Cheese mates 00-04-00
It[em] one firkin 00-00-09
It[em] one drinking pott and pan 00-00-06
It[em] one chest 00-03-00
It[em] one h[ogs]h[ea]d 00-03-04
11-03-03
L.   s.   d.
[4] It[em] one beere vessell 00-03-00
It[em] one little beere vessell 00-01-04
It[em] 8 lb Butter 00-04-00
It[em] 2 Tunells 00-00-08
It[em] 2 milke pans 00-01-00
It[em] 2 milke bowles 00-01-06
It[em] one pudring Tub 00-01-08
It[em] one Churne 00-03-00
It[em] 48 lb Cheese 00-14-00
It[em] a booke called the gardene of spir[itual]ll Flowers 00-01-00
It[em] a payre cards 00-01-06
It[em] one spindle 00-01-00
It[em] one Sadle and bridle 00-14-00
It[em] one houre glasse 00-[00]-06
It[em] one bridle 00-02-00
It[em] 7 lb bacon 00-02-11
It[em] one woolen wheele and pt of a wheele 00-03-00
It[em] one linnen wheele 00-02-00
It[em] one bedstead 00-05-00
It[em] one flocke bed, bolster and pillow 00-12-00
It[em] one [feather] bolster and feather pillowe 00-07-00
It[em] 2 blanketts 00-04-00
It[em] a little greene Rug 00-03-00
It[em] a little chest 00-01-06
It[em] one stocke locke 00-01-08
It[em] one other bedstead 00-02-00
It[em] one bush: Rie 3 peckes 01-03-00
It[em] 4[?] bush: Rie mault 00-16-00
It[em] 7 bush: Indian 01-01-00
It[em] ½ bush: wheat 00-02-06
It[em] bush of meale 00-08-00
It[em] 4 greate sackes 00-06-08
It[em] 6 smaler bags 00-05-00
It[em] one snapsack 00-02-00
It[em] one lanthorne 00-01-08
It[em] one shovell 00-00-10
It[em] 2 h[ogs]h[ea]d 00-03-16
It[em] one meale barrell and table 00-01-06
It[em] a peece of white leather 00-00-10
It[em] a little kellar 00-10-00
It[em] old Iron 00-02-00
9-15-00
L.   s.   d.
[5] It[em] one payre gripes 1s and payre of stirrups 1s 00-02-00
It[em] one hold fast 00-01-06
It[em] forke tinn 00-00-09
It[em] 2. hang lockes 00-02-00
It[em] 2. shares .1.coulter .3.ground strakes 00-07-06
It[em] 3. wedges .2.payr bettle hoopes 00-07-06
It[em] 2. frowes 00-04-00
It[em] 3. augers 00-03-00
It[em] 4. axes 00-10-00
It[em] two old payles 00-01-02
It[em] a crosse cutt saw 00-04-00
It[em] a hand saw 00-02-00
It[em] 2. files 00-01-00
It[em] one passer stocke 3.pods 00-02-00
It[em] 2 hammers 00-02-06
It[em] one fire steele 00-01-00
It[em] 3 double hookes 00-02-00
It[em] one brand 00-00-06
It[em]a ginlett. and 3. Aules 00-00-09
It[em] one gouge. 2. chesels one plane 00-02-00
It[em] one sheepe shejres 00-01-00
It[em] 2 sithes. one Tub 00-03-00
It[em] one horse fetter 00-02-00
It[em] one plow well fitted 00-11-00
It[em] 3.pitchforkes. one pease hooke and flaile 00-04-00
It[em] one bill hooke 00-01-04
It[em]2 h[ogs]h[ea]ds in the barne 00-06-08
It[em] 3 other hhds 00-04-00
It[em] one Iron chayne 00-04-00
It[em] a payre of harrowes 00-10-00
It[em] one grindstone 00-10-00
It[em] one old cart wheele and tumbrell 01-14-00
It[em] one cop yoakes 00-04-00
It[em] 2 old yoakes 00-04-00
It[em] one cart Rope 00-03-00
It[em] Hemp and hops 00-04-00
It[em] one shovell one spade one doung hook 00-04-06
It[em] one Iron spoone 00-01-06
It[em] 2. oxen 13-00-00
It[em] 7. cowes 30-00-00
It[em] 2 calves 02-10-00
It[em] one colt 03-00-00
It[em] a debt in Daniel Smiths hand 00-06-00
It[em] a debt due from Lewis Jones 00-06-00
07-00-08
L.   s.   d.
It[em] 10 swine 04-10-00
It[em] one mattucke 2 broad howes 2 narrow howes 00-07-00
It[em] 3 hay rakes 00-07-00
It[em] The mansion house orchards and yards
and 26. acr[es] in broaken land 24. acr
of broaken uplands 2 acr fresh meadow 4 acr
salt meadow. 2 acres remote meadow. 4 acr at
Chester meadow 65 acr at dividents 20 acr
½ beyond the great playne lying in 2:lotts: 7 acr
remote meadow. the whole valluied at one hundred
and sixty pound
160-00-00
It[em] 3. cowes 11-00-00
It[em] 4. 2:yeare olds 08-00-00
It[em] 1.3 yeare old 02-10-00
It[em] 1 cowe 03-00-00
189-08-00
L.   s.   d.
folio (1) 63-08-10
folio (2) 19-08-11
folio (3) 09-10-00
folio (4) [illegible]
folio (5) [illegible]
359-19-11

Edward Goffe
Edward Oakes
Samuel Thatcher
[Endorsement]
Entered and Recorded October 2, 1655

Glossary of Ancient Terms Used

Cobirons – Support of a spit, similar to an andiron which is one of a pair of ornamental metal stands placed at each side of a hearth to support burning wood.

Cowle - Cowie, a word used in Essex, England, for a tub; whence cowler, a kind of brewing vessel, now pronounced cooler, Phillips New World of Words.

Fatt - Fatt or vatt, a great wooden vessel commonly used in the measuring of malt; which contains a quarter, or eight bushels; also a large brewing vessel made use by all brewers to run their wort in; also a leaden pan or vessel for the making of salt at Droitwitch in Worcestershire.

Firkin – measure of capacity; small cask for butter originally containing quarter of a ‘barrel’ or half a ‘kilderkin’.

Flail - a hand threshing implement consisting of a wooden handle at the end of which a stouter and shorter stick is so hung as to swing freely.

Frower - an edge tool, used in cleaving lathes.

Horse fetter - A chain or shackle for the feet; a chain by which an animal is confined by the foot, either made fast or disabled from free and rapid motion; a bond; a shackle.

Kellar – Keeler vessel for cooling liquids, a shallow tub.

Lattin pans - Sheet-tin, iron plate covered with tin. Lockrum – "Lockram" - A linen fabric of various qualities, named after a village in Brittany where it was formerly made.

Passer Stocke- what was probably now called by cabinet-makers and others, bit stock.

Posnet - A little basin; a porringer, skillet or saucepan.

Slek Stone- A smoothing stone.

Trammel – Net with three layers of mesh. The outer two are coarse mesh and the loose inner layer is fine mesh.

Trencher – flat piece of wood, square of circular, on which meat was served and cut up; a plate or platter.