Inventory of John Cooke's Estate

 A true Inventory of the Estate Goods & Chattels of John Cooke late of Dartmouth Deceased: 
  £ s d
 Imprs all his Houseing and land at                                   200     00 00
 his Cattle of all sorts 020 00 00
  In Sivir money 025 04 00
 his wearing apparrel at  007 10 00
  two Beds & Beding at  019 10 00
 for Several Remnants of New Cloath 002 05 00
 for Pueter & Tin vessels 001 05 00
  one warming Pann 000 12 00
 two Bibles & Six other Books 002 00 00
  Iron pots one Iron Kettle & two old Skillets 002 00 00
 five Bushels of Corn 000 15 00
 for linnen yarn & flax teere  001 06 00
 half a Dozen of Spoons  000 02 00
 two Chains & Plow-Irons with Several other old Iron tools at 001 10 00
  Due in Debts 008 00 00
  One Gun a Sword & Powder & Bullets 001 10 00
 one pare of Andjrons two trammils  001 10 00
  two Chests one Table & a Settle 002 00 00
  for lumber of all sorts at 003 00 00
 299 19 00

Taken by us the Day & year first above written Aarther Hathaway Thomas Tabar April 10th 1696 the widdow Sarah Cooke made oath to ye above written Inventory Before me, Seth Pope Justice of peace. 

The above Named Sarah Cooke being a very Antient woman and unable to travile far, it was Necessary that her Deposition should be Taken as above said to the truth of this Inventory the which I do alow and Approve and Doe hereby order it to be Recorded in the Registers Office this 16th Day of Aprill 1696. Jno Cary Registr Registr. Jno Saffin Probar 

Thus Entered & Engrossed May the 19th 1696 By Jno Cary Registr. Bond of Executrix Know all men by these presents that we Sarah Cooke of Dartmouth in the County of Bristill in the Province of the Masachusett Bay in New England widow & Relect of John Cooke late of said Dartmouth Decd and Thomas Taber & Jonathan Delono Both of said Dartmouth Yeomen Do stand & are firmely bound and oliged unto John Saffin Esqr Judge of Probat of wills &ca within sd County, in the Sum of five Hundred Ninety four pounds To be payd unto the sd John Saffin or his Successor in sd office To the which payment well and truely to be Made we Bind orselves & Either of us by himself joyntly & Severally for & in the whole Our & Every &Either of our heires Executors & Administrs firmely by these presents sealed with our seales Dated in Dartmouth the fifteenth Day of July 1696 in the Eighth Year of his Majesties Reign. The Condition of this present obligation is such that whereas the above Bound Sarah Cooke is made Executrix of the Last will & Testament of John Cook of Dartmouth aforesd Dece(asd) Bearing Date the Ninth Day of Novembr 1694 & hath Ne(ver) Legally proved the same, Iff therefore the sd Executrix s(hall) with all Conveinient Speed bring into the Registrs Office for th(e) County of Bristoll afforesd A true & perfect Inventory of (the) Estate of the said Decd And shall well & tru(ly) Administr upon & Duely Dispose of all & Singular the Good(s) Chattels,l Credits & Estate left by the said Decd accordi(ng) to the Tennor & true meaneing of his sd will & as the Law (di)rec(ts) Also shall render a true & plaine account of her Administcon and Doings therein to the said office at or before the Sixteen(th) Day of Aprill 1697 without ffraud or farther Delay then this Obligation to be voyde & of None Effect or Els to stand abide and Remaine in full force strenght & Vertue. 

 Signed sealed & Delivered in the presence of 
Thomas Delano 
Hannah ("+" her mark) Savery 
Sarah ("S" her mark) Cook 
Thomas Taber 
Jonathan Delano