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Inventory of the
Tarr & Newcome Grocery Store
Jan 5,1874

Contributed by Jan Litvin, Grayson County Researcher

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THE ESTATE OF W. E. TARR - Deceased

 
T. J. Newcome, Administrator
Adminstration funding in the District Court of Grayson Co.
T. J. Newcome, administrator, for the estate of W. E. Tarr, deceased, respectfully submits the following inventory of the said Estate.

He shows that the said W. E. Tarr at the time of his death was entitled to a one-half interest in all the following property.

Invoice of Merchandise of Tarr & Newcome Grocery, January 5th, 1874
 Amount Description     Value
 11 Cakes Castile Soap    0.88
 25 Cakes Brown Winson    2.00
 42 Decks Playing Cards    4.20
 6 Lbs. Ground Cinnamon    3.30
 1  Race Ginger    0.18
 3 Cases 1Gallon Pickles @. 3.50 ea    10.50
 3.5 Lbs. Allspice    0.50
 2.5 Lbs. Cloves    2.35
 3  Graso Clothe pins    2.20
 10 Reams Note Paper    27.50
 0.5  JuJuba Paste    0.10
 28 1/2 Lb Boxes Mustard    4.20
 12 1 Lb. Boxes Mustard    2.64
 11 1/4 Lb Boxes Mustard    1.30
 3 12 Gross Sulphur Matches    4.50
 8  Small Boxes Marches, Sulphur    0.14
 34  Small Boxes Marches, Parlor    0.68
 36  Wood Pipes and Stems    8.00
 13 1/4 Lb Boxes Silver Reath Smoking Tobacco    1.98
 24  Boxes, Piece Candy    0.72
 14 1 Lb Boxes, Prices Yeast Powder    4.40
 8 l/2 Lb. Boxes, Prices Yeast Powder    1.44
 64 1 Lb.     22.44
 3.5 1 Lb. Ground Pepper    0.81
 13 Cases Blackberries    2.60
 3 Cases Pinapples    0.66
 15 Cases Cranberries Sauce    3.30
 8 Cases String Beans    1.44
 13 Cases Strawberries    2.60
 1 Case Peaches    0.20
 9 Cases Plums    1.80
 28 Cases  Berries    2.20
 12 Cases Gooseberries    2.52
 15 Cases Rasberries    3.00
 15 Cases Grinces    3.00
 9 Cases Lima Beans    1.62
 Amount Description     Value
 9 Cases Lima Beans    1.62
 16 Cases Cherries    3.52
 61 Lbs. Sugar Corn    10.87
 37 Lbs. Prunes    6.00
 1 Barrel Buckwheat Flour    9.00
 9 1/2 Lb Bushel Measures    1.75
 26 Lbs. Green Peas    1.54
 59 Lbs.  Blackberries    8.26
 26 Lbs Brazil Nutts    2.08
 14 Lbs. Pick Nick Cracker    0.98
 87 Lbs. Field Peas    1.20
 65 Lbs. Navy Beans    2.75
 86 Lbs. Rice Louisiana    48.00
 201 Lbs.  Powdered Sugar    20.00
 112 Lbs. Dried Peaches    10.08
 1 Barrel Pickles (12.00)    12.00
 34  Whortleberries    3.06
 1.5 Barrel Bee Hive Syrup    9.50
 3 10 Gallon Kegs Bee Hive Syrup    15.00
 1 5 Gallon Kegs Bee Hive Syrup    3.00
 8  Cedar Water Buckets    5.50
 13  Corn Water Buckets    6.50
 9  Keep Tar    4.50
 9 Large Wash Tubs    5.25
 3 Medium Wash Tubs    1.50
 5 Small Wash Tubs    1.50
 1 Cedar Wash Tub    0.75
 1  Well Buckets    0.50
 3 Large Sugar Buckets    1.50
 1 Medium Sugar Bucket    1.50
 5 Kits Pickles    6.25
 4 Kits Mackerel No. 1    6.00
 13 Lbs Fine Cut Tobacco    9.75
 5  Mop Sticks    0.80
 31 Boxes Alle Grease    5.58
 8 6 Lb.  Cans Lard    2.80
 28 3 Lb.  Cans Lard    9.26
 10 10 Lb.  Cans Lard    12.00
 4 Leaves Home Bitters    5.50
 6 10 Gal  Cans Goal Oil    18.00
 1 Case No. 1 Lamp Chimneys    5.60
 4 Dozen Boxes Thimbles    4.00
 1 Case Pale Soap    5.25
 1 Case Star Soap    5.90
 1 Case Gooseberries    4.00
 1 Case 1/2 Gallon Pickes    3.50
 1 Case 1/4 Gallon Pickles    3.00
 51 Lbs. Melrose Tobacco    25.50
 5  Wood Scives    1.00
 4 Small Baskets    0.80
 Amount Description     Value
 6 Medium Baskets    1.50
 5 Covered Baskets    1.75
 6  Clothes Baskets    3.00
 6 Dozen  Pieces YP 1/2 Lb.    1.20
 1 Case Plums    4.25
 5 Dozen Small Lamp Chimneys    3.00
 10 Lbs. Silver Gloss Startch    2.00
 12 Lbs. Candles    2.94
 2 Dozen Boxes Salmon    5.04
 30 Lbs.  Black Pepper    8.40
 1 Case Telegraph Matches    3.00
 3 Cases  String Beans    10.50
 2 Cases Green Peas    8.00
 1 Case Blackberries    4.00
 1 Dozen 5 Lb. Cans Ypowder    30.00
 15 Lbs. Imperial Tea    15.00
 15 Lbs.  Houng Hison Tea    16.50
 1 Case  Wine Port    7.25
 16 Bunches Clothes Lines    2.88
 1 Case  Macaroni    3.00
 6 Lbs. Stick Candy    0.75
 1 Case Yeast Cakes    3.00
 1 Case Tumbler Jellies    2.00
 18 Lbs.  Rock Candy    4.14
 1 Case  Corn Starch    2.55
 6  Coffee Mills Large    4.50
 9  Coffee Mills Small    4.50
 1 Case Mineilise    2.50
 2 Lbs.  Ground Pepper    0.70
 2 Boxes Crackers    5.28
 10 Gallons Whisky (Good)    15.00
 10 Gallons Whiskey (Corn)    9.00
 11 Gallons Whiskey (Fair)    12.00
 11 Gallons Blackberry Brandy (Corn)    11.00
 18 Gallons Vinegar    16.00
 6 Gallons Peach Brandy (Corn)    7.50
 19 Gallons Bee Jove Suri[    8.10
 301 Lbs. Lard    28.50
 200 Lbs. Nails    10.00
 12 Lbs. Cheese    2.00
 21 Lbs.  Shot    2.31
 19  Bracket Lamps & Reflectors    27.50
 7 Boxes Cigars (Corn)    17.50
 1 Box Extract Vanilla    2.50
 10 Lbs. Candy Kisses    1.90
 25 Lbs. Fancy Candy    6.50
 86 Sticks Soney Side Smoking Tobacco    121.50
 12 Bottles Brandy Peaches    4.80
 7 Bottles Brandy Cherries    2.80
 12 Jars Jellies    3.60
 Amount Description     Value
 2 Jars Peach Preserves    2.00
 1 Jars Honey    0.50
 13 1 Lb  Jars Honey    3.90
 20  Goblets Jellies    6.00
 10  Tumblers Jellies    2.00
 10 1 Lb. Boxes Star Smoking Tobacco    8.00
 14 1/2 Lb.  Boxes Star Smoking Tobacco    3.60
 16 1/4 Lb.  Boxes Star Smoking Tobacco    3.20
 23 1/4 Lb.  May Queen Smoking Tobacco    3.75
 46 2 Oz.  Johnnie Reb Smoking Tobacco    2.76
 6 Pales Honey Soap    1.25
 72 Lbs Cinnamon    0.40
 3 Lbs. Ginger (ground)    1.50
 2 Lbs. Pepper    0.60
 3 Bottles 1 Gallon Pickles    1.80
 6 Bottles 1/2 Gallon Pickes    2.10
 21 Bottles 1/4 Gallon Pickles    4.20
 12 Bottles 1/8 Gallon Pickles    2.00
 1 Bottle  Gun Camphor    0.75
 10 Bottles Peach Brandy     4.00
 18 Bottles Port Wine    9.00
 9 Bottles Wine        3.50
 10 Bottles M. Bitters    3.00
 9 Bottles Bell Snapps    4.00
 4 Bottles English Inn    2.00
 25 Bottles Horse Radish    5.00
 4 Bottles Onions    1.00
 5 Bottles Wated Horse Radish    1.00
 21 Bottles Tomator Catsup (Small)    3.00
 7 Bottles Snuff    1.40
 2  Best French Mustard    0.40
 28 1 Lb.  Cans Oysters    2.80
 6 2 Lb.  Cans Oysters    1.00
 28 Cans Lobsters    5.40
 4 Cans Lemons    0.60
 10 Cans Devil Ham    3.00
 61 Bottles Bleming    2.50
 9 Dozen Boxes Bleming    4.32
 32 Boxes French Blacking (small)    2.24
 16 Boxes French Blacking (Large)    1.60
 28 Boxes  Masons Blacking    1.96
 60 Dozen Lampwicks    15.00
 34 Bottles Essence Lemons    3.40
 10 Bottles Home Bitters    5.00
 11 Bottles Argyle Bitters    3.00
 4 Bottles  Vinegar Bitters    2.00
 7 Bottles Hostellers Bitters    3.50
 3 Bottles Imperial Bitters    1.50
 1 Bottle  Bay Rum Bitters    0.25
 24 Bottles Small Sticks Salt    2.40
 Amount Description     Value
 8 Lbs. Soda Inpapers    2.00
 3 Lbs.  Bar Lead    0.30
 2 Lb.  Bags Salt 15 Sacks each    3.00
 1 Lb.  Bags Salt 30 Sacks each    3.00
 21 Boxes Sardines (small)    3.95
 26 Boxes Sardines (large4)    5.72
 47  Lamp Chimneys    2.82
 10 Brass Lamps (hand)    2.50
 4  Pair Lamps    16.00
 83 Lbs. Dried Cherries    6.00
 10 Lbs. Hore Hound Candy    1.25
 12 Lbs. Walnutts, English    1.00
 22  Cakes, Standard Soap    1.00
 8 Lbs.  Black Tea    8.00
 51  Lamp burners    7.65
 3 Lbs. Macaroni    0.85
 7 Lbs.  Vermicelli    1.50
 20  Glass Goblets    2.00
 6 Lbs. Corn Starch    0.40
 16 Lbs.  Almonds    1.50
 10 Lbs. Starch    1.40
 18 Lbs.  Brown Coffee    6.00
 46 Lbs. Cut Loaf Sugar    5.74
 16 Lbs. Crush Loaf Sugar    2.00
 100 Lbs. Coffee w/Sugar    11.00
 84 Lbs. Brown Sugar    8.98
 43 Lbs.  Diamond Tobacco    21.59
 7 Lbs.  Tip Top Tobacco    3.04
 13 Lbs.  1/2 inch Twist Tobacco    6.00
 0.75 Lbs. Melrose Tobacco    1.00
 11.5 Lbs. Tulip Tobacco    6.50
 0.5 Lb.  Cable Coil Tobacco    0.30
 21 Lbs. Black Cross Tobacco    10.50
 20 Lbs. Benefactor Tobacco    10.00
 36 Lbs. Breakfast Bacon    4.32
 13 Gallons White Wheat Whisky    16.25
 11 10 Gal  Kegs    5.50
 1 Gallon  Apple Brandy    2.00
 1.5 Gallons Peach Brandy    3.00
 8 Gallons Corn Whisky    7.20
 10 Gallons Blackberry Cordial    7.50
 1 1/2 Bottle No. 2 Mackerel    7.00
 41 Gallons Corn Whisky    36.90
 5 Dozen Blk Bottles    4.20
 41 1/2 Pint Flasks    1.64
 15 Quarts Flasks    1.20
 2 1/2 Barrell Pickles    14.00
 1 1/2 barrell No. 1 Mackerel    7.25
 6 1/2 barrell  No. 2 Mackerel    42.00
 10 Gallons Alcohol    9.50
 Amount Description     Value
 84 Lbs.  Sugar Cured Hames    97.68
 12  Shoe Brushes    2.25
 Store fixtures consisting of one Safe & Lamps      102.00
 Office fixtures consisting of a full set of books, necessarys      15.00
 Part of Lot No. 6 Block No.  5Town of Sherman incl improvements      6,000.00
     TOTAL  7,638.70
 
Estate of W. E. Tarr, deceased.
T. J. Newsome, Administrator
We the undersigned appraisers appointed by T. J. Newsome, administrator of the estate of W. E. Tarr, deceased, to appraise the real and personal property belonging to said estate before entering upon our duties do swear that we are not interested in said estate nor of kin to any person interested therein and that we will according to the best of our ability view and appraise the personal property to us produced and the real property described in the Inventory.    James Allen, John Hadlow, Fred Brandis


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