Jan 4, 1853 Oregon Probate Court record Estate sale of late David Carson's property, three pages

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Title

Jan 4, 1853 Oregon Probate Court record Estate sale of late David Carson's property, three pages

Description

Three pages long. On the first of three pages, this document lists items sold during an estate sale of David Carson's belongings. This sale was orchestrated by Greenberry Smith, the administrator of David Carson's estate. This page includes buyers such as D. Davis, D. Carson, J. Moody, L. Carson (Letitia), J. Wheeler, M. Hodges, and J. Hughert. The total profit for the day was $455.07. Letitia Carson bought $104.87 worth of materials including 1 tub, 1 large iron pot, 1 scilet(?) & lid, ½ doz plates, 1 bed & bedding, 1 roan cow, and 1 brindle cow & calf. D. Carson, David's son, bought items such as a bucket, 1 iron pot & lid, 2 large dishes, 1 copper kettle, 4 plates, 4 small pans, 5 cups & saucers, 1 trunk, and shirts and drawers. Others bought tools, home goods, and livestock.

This sale was orchestrated by Greenberry Smith, the administrator of David Carson's estate. On the second page, there are several buyers including S Collins ($80.60), T. Read ($267.50), G. Roberts ($.85), F. McDonald ($3.05), A. Rightsman ($4.87), J.M. Horn ($205.50), E.P. Revfort ($50), M. Last ($151), J. Smith ($86), H. Chamberlain ($41), S. Taylor ($70), A. Hodges ($50), W. Fulton ($18), J. Williams ($41), A. Carson ($7), and Mr. Toppin ($2). Next to each name is the total each man spent at the estate sale. The men bought items like animals, kitchenware, clothing, accessories, and tools. The sale occurred on January 4th, 1853 and the list of sales is continued on the third page.

The third page includes what Greenberry Smith bought at this sale including one velvet vest, one coat, one yoke of oxen, one steer, one black, one yearling steer, one cow, one sow & three pigs, and one heifer calf. This list totals $254.65 and brings the entire total profit to $1818. 81. The document is then signed by Greenberry Smith, J. Q. C. vandenBosch, Clerk of Public Sale of the Property of the Estate David Carson, and A.G. Hovey Probate Court Clerk. Smith's signature is dated January 4th, 1853, and vandenBosch and Hovey signed it on January 20th, 1853.

Creator

Oregon Territory Government, Probate Court

Source

Oregon State Archives

Publisher

LCLP

Date

1853-01-04

Contributor

Bob Zybach

Rights

No Copyright, Public Domain

Format

JPEG image

Language

English

Type

Legal Document

Coverage

David Carson Estate, Territory of Oregon, County of Benton, Soap Creek Valley

Citation

Oregon Territory Government, Probate Court, “Jan 4, 1853 Oregon Probate Court record Estate sale of late David Carson's property, three pages,” Letitia Carson Legacy Project, accessed August 15, 2022, https://letitiacarson.omeka.net/items/show/7.

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