1843 Vendue List - James Dungan, Beaver Co., PA
Vendue List (sale of personal property upon the owner's death).
Name: James Dungan - Dungan was postmaster in Frankfort and Frankfort Springs, Beaver County. He was also proprietor of the Frankfort Hotel at Frankfort Mineral Springs, a three-story building which housed up to 200 guests from Pittsburgh and other areas each July and August. Many people felt the water had medicinal qualities and the spa was popular from 1810 to the mid 1870’s.
Date: May 24-25, 1843
Surnames listed (as written in document) include: Sterling, Huffman, McGlaughlin [McLaughlin], Duncan, Webster, Withehespoon, Matin, McCauly, Huff, Stephens, Wilson, Whitaker, McCandless, Beebout, Carothers, Morrison, Nicholson, Knox
Items sold (as written in document) include: cider barrel, harness, sash, reel, auger, pruning hook, chains, quoits, coal pick, shears, hammer, sugar cutter, wagon, horse, cow, bull, heiffer [heifer], bushels wheat, tables, bedsteads, bureau, blankets, tureen, coverlet, brass clocks, armchair, coffee boiler, sheets, bed spreads, feather beds, candlesticks, lamps, pictures, slates, butcher's knife, bookkeeping book, debates book, testament, english reader, arithmetic book, cassinette [fabric], shaving tools, decanters, tumblers, sconces, vials, bottles, champaign [champagne] glasses, egg glasses, wine glasses, measures, demijohn, sword, whip, potatoes, steelyards, hay, sign, wine, tobacco, saddles, brushes, harnesses, sleigh, carpeting, bunk, porter, ale bottles, table covers, cane, bushels apples -- this is a particularly long, detailed, and extensive estate listing.
Five pages, each measuring about 12 x 16 inches. Usual folds, paper has some splitting on folds on outermost page so that it's split at center fold; thread-bound at center fold. NO musty smell.
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