From Wilkes County, GA Loose Estate Records
Archelaus Harris deceased c. Nov 1792
Wilkes County, GA
This day came George Grisham, Solloman Thornton & Richd. Rivere three of the appraisers within mentioned were legally qualified before me. Given under my hand the 27th of Nov. 1792.
Warrant to Appraise
The Estate of
Archilus Harris decd.
Returned the 18th day of Decr. 1792
State of Georgia
By David Terrell, Register of Probates for said County.
To George Gresham, Solomon Thornton, Richard Revear, Abner Webster and Phillip Combs.
These are to authorize you or any three of you to repair to all such parts and places in the County aforesaid, as you shall be directed unto by Hickerson Cosby, administrator of all and singular the goods and chattels, rights and credits of Archelus Harris late of this County decd. where the goods and chattels, rights and credits of the said decd. may remain which shall be shewn unto you by the said administrator, and there view the goods and chattels, rights and credits of the said decd. being first sworn on the holy Evangalist of Almighty God to make a true and perfect Inventory and Appraisement thereof and cause the same to be returned under your hand or any three of you unto the said Administrator on or before the eighteenth day of Decr. Next ensuing.
Given under my hand and seal at my office the 18th day of November, A.D. one thousand seven hundred and ninety-two and of American Independence the Seventeenth.
D. Terrell, J.P.W.C.
An Inventory of the appraisement of the Estate of Archelus Harris Decd. shewn us by Hickerson Cosby done this 27th day of Novr. 1792.
To A number of Carpender & Coopers old Tools £ 2: 0.0.
To an old sadle & bridles 10.0.
To 3 vollums of Westleys Notes 12.0.
To 2 hymn books & a prayer book 8.0.
To 2 old Bibles & a Testament 5.0.
To 1 lot of Chest hinges 1.6.
To 1 Bay mare £15: 0.0.
To Cow & Calf an a yearling & Bell 3: 0.0
Richard Ri eer
An Inventory of the sale of all the Estate of Archiles Harris Decd. the 8th of January 1793
To 1 cow & yearling 41/ 1 Heifer 2 5/ £ 3: 6.6
To 1 Bele 3/4 3 Planes 10/ 1 Hansaer 7/ 1 Tenant(?) 5/10 1: 6.2
To 1 Foot adds 4/2 1 Shoe Hamer 2/ Sundry Coopers Tools 5/6 11.8
To 1 Plow Plain 4/10 Sundry Plaines 7/3 12.1
To 1 Jack Plain 1/3 1 Broad Axe 5/2 Rabbit Plain 2/ 8.5
To 1 Square & compass 2/4 4 agors 4 Chissles & 1 gouge 20/6 1: 2.10
To 5 files 5/ 2 Gemblets & a chisel 2/6 1 Saroset - 6 8.
To Timber axletree & Spindle of a wheel 2.
To 1 Cross Cut Saw 11/ To Sundry Books 29/4 2: .4
To 1 Grind Stone 17/6 1 Saddle & Bridle 13/ 1: 10.6
To 1 Mare 15: 0.0
Recorded April 16th, 1794
The Estate of Archilas Harris Decd.
1792 To Hickerson Cosby Admr
To paid David Terrill Exer. Register £ 1: 8.0
1793 To paid John Terrell on per Note 15: 0.0
Jany 15th To Cash paid Francis Smith per Note 7: 4.3 ¾
July 3rd To paid Serrod B. Shapard as per acct 5: 5.5
To cr. Harris receipt & c
To cash pd. Benj. Grisham for a Bacc.(?) _______ 7.
_________ to Lee __________
To paid Richard Reveer for a coffen 15.0
To my acct. against the Estate & c. 6: 8.8
To 2160# Tobo. (tobacco) paid Thomas Wingfield on amt of a
Jusdment obtained by E. Herndon vs. E. Harris 20: 5.2
£56: 14.1 ¾
By the amount of the sail of the Esate £26: 8.
By _________ of Tobo. 1100 lb. Neet sold for 7: 4.3 ¾
By Cash of Elijah Johnston 1: 0.0
By James(?) in parte of his debt 17.
By Richd. Revears Note of hand 2000 lb. Tobo.
By Int. on do 160 2160 18/8. 20: 3.2
£55: 12.5 ¾
Personally appeared before me Hickerson Cosby, Admr. Of the Estate of Archilus Harris decd. and being duly sworn saith the above is a just and true account of the Rects & Expenditures of the Estate of said decd.
Sworn to before me Hickn. Cosby
This 16th day of Apr. 1794
D. Terrell, J.P.
Archelaus Harris – Promissory Note to John Terrell - 5 March 1792
I promise to pay or cause to be paid unto John Terrell on his order on or before the 25th day of Decr. next the full and just sum of Fifteen pounds lawfull money of the State of Georgia for value received of him to which payment well and truly to be made. I bind myself my heirs Executors and Administrators in the penal sum of Thirty pounds of the like money. In Witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this 5th day of March 1792.
John Talbot Archelaus Harris
GA Archives Dr. 241, Box 71
Wilkes County – Loose Estate Papers
Transcribed by Bob & Linda Ellis