Amendment to the estate inventory of Francis Fauquier, 1773 June 21 : manuscript copy

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Amendment to the estate inventory of Francis Fauquier, 1773 June 21 : manuscript copy

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Copy of an amendment to Governor Francis Fauquier's estate inventory, enclosed in his son Francis Fauquier, Esquire's letter sent from England to George Wythe, dated June 21, 1773. The inventory for items at the Governor's Palace includes household furnishings, food supplies, globes and money scales.

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Articles belonging, as Mr Fauquier
says, to his father's estate, not mention-
ed in the inventory:

A large Wilton carpet which lay in
Mrs Fauquier's dressing room.

A bell-glass-lanthorn which hung on
the landing between Mr Fauquier's dres-
sing room and the china closet

Two carved mahogany stands with one
[gla]ss globe standing on the stairs.

A square glass lanthorn hanging at
the bottom of the stairs

Four pair of green painted Veneti:
an shutters

A pair of globes -

A pair of money scales and weights in a case

Articles mentioned in the inven.
tory not accounted for:

A mahogany dressing box with a glass to shave at belonging to the governour's
dressing room
3   0 0
A press for linen which stood on the
landing of the stairs
1   0 0
A large copper set 6   0 0
1 iron pot set 15 0
2 ditto 1   0 0

                                                                                                                                                                                                          1 cop-

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1 copper fish-kettle 2   5 0
1 large copper dripping pan 1 10 0
1 new copper dutch oven with 2 covers 4   0 0
1 marble mortar 15 0
1 doz pewter water plates 3   0 0
2 water dishes 1   0 0
4 pieces of fustian sterling
  5

  0

0
1 parcel of hose   1 10 0
Fine beef 13   6 3 sold 8 14 5 cur
13 ox tongues   2   5 6 sold 1 18 6
2 barrels of herrings   4 10 0
6 casks of cyder
sold two
6
1 jar of brown sugar 15 0
a parcel of saddles and cloths 2   0 0
2 sets of old curtains 2 blankets
and pillows
}3   0 0
2 small matrasses 3   0 0
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Papers inclosed in Francis Fauquier
esq: [torn, illegible] letter to G.
Wythe, June 21, 1773.

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Ink on paper

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Fauquier, Francis, “Amendment to the estate inventory of Francis Fauquier, 1773 June 21 : manuscript copy,” Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed February 9, 2023, https://cwfjdrlsc.omeka.net/items/show/175.

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