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Stock taking of widow

Inventory of the (im)movables of the deceased Hugo Cornellis to his widow Grietie Derks on February 16, 1785 in the city Appingedam:

State and Inventory of all such goods that her deceased Spouse, Hugo Cornellis, owned [*with his wife Grietie Derks] in common and left:

A farmer's place, with the "Beklemminge" of [*not given] "grasen" Land, situated on the big "hooge Warf" in Opwierd, valued on f 500 = =
A wardrobe and "spinde" [*Note A.G: I don't know what a "spinde" means] 8 = =
A Clock 10 = =
6 Chairs and One Mirror 2 10 =
A Table = 10 =
Coffee-grinder, Flat-iron and Tools for the [*open] fire 2 10 =
Two Beds with all their belongings 12 = =
Half dozen China 1 10 =
Three Coffee kettles and a "Bedpan" 3 10 =
Tin goods 3 10 =
Two Spinning-wheels 1 = =
A "Balij" [*unknown old Dutch word] and some Clay Pots 1 10 =
In the Barn:
A wagon, Harrow and Plough
40 = =
A "Hooike" [*Hooi=hay, but what "hooike" means?] and a cart 2 = =
A cart and two "Tijnen" [*unknown old Dutch word]9 6 =
Four iron pots, three copper buckets 8 = =
A wooden Bucket, 3 little Barrels and a Shoving sledge [*for the winter] 1 10 =
Subtotal page 1 616 16 =
A "Waijer" [*means a "Fan"?], a Riddle and 12 "Molden" 8 10 =
A copper kettle 6 = =
A shovel, [*hay?] rakes, forks, and a [*hay or straw] fork 1 = =
Lifestock:
Four milking cows and four young cows
160 = =
An old horse 12 = =
Five sheep 26 = =
Eleven chickens and 6 ducks 2 11 =
Some tools:
2 harnesses and 1 plough-chain
2 = =
Subtotal page 2 218 1 =
Subtotal page 1 616 16 =
The Complete profits834 17 =
Negative State:    
[*debt to] Roelf Raangs [*in] Losdorp 354 = =
Dito Anje Derks [*in] Farmsum 175 = =
Dito Jelle Jans [*in] Solwerd 50 = =
Dito Jan Garmts [*in] Appingedam 50 = =
Dito Fiebe Willems [*in] Lasquerd 30 = =
Subtotal page 3 659 = =
Dito to J. Ebels [*in] 't Zand, 3½ year land rent 191 1 6
Dito to the church of Appingedam 12 = =
Subtotal 203 16 =
Subtotal page 3 659 = =
The complete debts 862 16 =

[*Note A.G.: Hugo Cornellis left after his death more debts than profits!]

Also made in the best knowlegde... etc.etc, ... and certificated under oats by the female Inventory maker [*ment is Grietie Derks].

This X Grietie Derks has drawn in our presence
signed H. van Aalst, "wedman"
Harrijt Jurrjens.

"Supra in margine stond". "Exhibitum" to the H.[*onourable] Justice of Appingedam, "cum annexis", the 16-th February 1785.
Was signed
Dr. H. J. Wieringa. [*Judge]
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