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At a court held for Kanawha County at the Court House thereof on Monday the 11th of October, 1824.

This appraisement of the personal estate & Slaves of William Horton deceased amounting to the sum of $4,730.50 was this day received and ordered to be recorded.

Pursuant to an order of the County of Kanawha dated 13th day of November 1823. Appointing as the subscribers appraisers of the Estate of William Horton decd after first being duly sworn before a Justice of the Peace for that purpose have proceeded to appraise the following property as shown to wit by Charles Brown, the adm of said Estate….

1 Negro man named Stephen aged about 50 years $200

1 Negro man named Jerry aged about 43 years $250

1 Negro woman named Mima about 46 years & her two children Winney & Zachariah $500.00

Esther 42 years of age & her 3 children Lot, Louisa, Jane & William $600.00

Pleasant (a female) about yrs of age $250.00

Harriet 13 years of age $300.00

Flora 25 yrs of age & her son George 4 yrs 350.00

Martha (claimed by M Lacy and not see by us) aged 7 years supposed to be worth

Fanny & Her two children claimed by Holmes and not seen by us supposed from information to be worth $500.

Belly 40 yrs of age & Her 2 children America 4 years & other an infant $400.00

Sandy aged 16 years $250.00

Lucy Aged 14 $250

Emily Aged 7 $150

Ben Aged 5 $100

Dick Aged 8 $120

Given under our hands this 31st day of December, 1823.

Will Hatcher, Tho L Buster, L Welch

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