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Inventory of The Household Furniture Belonging to The Right Honorable Lord Delavel at Doddington Near Lincoln Lincolnshire Feb 28, March 1st, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7th 1786 by J. Brown, William Portis and Sarah Holmes. 

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  • Mr. and Mrs. Cawthorne’s Bedchamber

1 Four post Beach Bedstead with Green and White Check Hangings
1 Feather bed
1 Bolster
2 Pillows
3 Single Blankets
1 one White Counterpain
1 Wainscot Chest of Drawers
1 Veneer'd Writing Desk and frame with a Drawer
1 Small pembroke Mahogany Table – 2 folding leaves
1 Wainscot Dressing Table with 2 Drawers
1 Swing dressing Glass Wainscot frame
1 Wainscot Night Stool – and pan
1 Large Carved Japan'd Elbow Chair & [B**hed] Silk Bottom and Cushion with blue and white checked Cover
2 Small black Corner Shelves each with 6 Shelves
4 Elm Chairs, Rush Bottoms
1 Alarm Clock without a Case
1 Walnut Tree Stool – red and Green Wrought Bottom
1 Brass case for a Watch upon the Chimney Piece
1 Fire Grate, Shovel, Poker, Tongs and Tin Fender
1 Old Harth Brush, one bed Carpitt Green & White

  • Mr Fenton Cawthorne’s Dressing Room

1 Old Walnut Tree Wardrobe with 3 Shelves & 3 Small drawers
1 Small old Walnut Tree chest of Drawers
1 Small Wainscot Dressing Table with 2 drawers
3 Beach Chairs, rush bottoms
1 Metal Stove with Pan for Ashes and Funnel
1 Shovel
1 Small Coal rake
2 Blue Chack Window Curtains

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  • Small Bedchamber Adjoining Mr. Cawthorne’s Dressing Room

1 four post beach bedstead with Green Woolsey Hangings
1 Feather bed, 1 Bolster, 1 pillow, 3 Single Blanketts
1 Nero Red and white quilt
1 Small old Finneer'd Chest of Drawers
1 Small Oak Cupboard with 2 doors and 4 Shelves & 1 drawer Bottom
1 Old Wainscot night Stool without a pan
1 Old Walnut Tree Chair cane Bottom broke[n]
1 Small Looking Glass, Finneer'd frame

  • Small Bedchamber Adjoining The Above

1 four post Oak bedsted with black Woolsey Hangings Lined with Striped Cotton
1 Feather Bed, 1 Bolster, 1 pillow, 3 Single Blankets
1 Red and white Striped Cotton quilt
1 Old Oak Chest
1 Small Looking Glass, Finneer'd Frame
1 Walnut tree Chair Cane bottom
2 Window Curtains of blue Camlett

  • Nursery

1 Four post beach Bedstead with Green Stamped Stuff Hangings
1 Feather bed, 1 Wool Matrass, 1 Bolster, 2 pillows and
3 Single Blankets
1 Old purple and white quilt
1 Wainscot chest of Drawers
1 Ditto – [Ditto] – Smaller [Ditto]
1 Wainscot dressing Table with 3 drawers
1 Swing Looking Glass beach Frame

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Continued The Nursery

2 Beach Chairs rush bottoms
1 Ash ditto, Bast Ditto
1 Cherry tree Chair
1 Fire Screen Wainscot Stand
1 Small Cloaths Horse with 3 rails
1 Fire Grate, 1 shovel, 1 poker, 1 Harth Brush
2 blue Camlett Window Curtains

  • Long Gallery

2 Japan'd Circular Card Tables, Red and Gilt with blue cloth Top and brass Nails
12 Mahogany Chairs, blue Stuff bottoms with blue and white checkt covers 
2 Stools – Ditto – Ditto
West Side of The Gallery Where The Windows
2 Large Looking Glasses, Gilt and Red Frames
4 Small Looking Glasses with Black Blacks, each side of the Chimney Pieces – 1 of them Broke
2 Pictures of a Lady and Gentleman, 1/2/ Length in Oils with Black and Gilt Frames
2 Pictures of a Lady and Gentlemen, 1/2/ length with Oval Frame Carved and Gilt

  • North End, Next the Best Stair Case 

1 Large picture full Length of Lord Delaval and Lady Stanhope in Character of with carved and Gilt frame
1 Picture of a Gentlemen, ½ Length in oils, carved and Gilt frame

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  • East Side of the Gallery

2 pictures full Length of Ladys in oils small white painted frames
2 Ditto Ladys ½ Length in Oils small white painted frame
2 Small pictures of a Lady and Gentleman ½ Length in oils with Small white painted frame
1 Small Picture of a Child, ½ Length with Carved and Guilt Frame – Over the Closet Door
12 Blackheads – with white Oval Frames

  • South End

1 Large Picture full length of L. and Lady Mexborough and a Child with carved and Gilt frame
1 Small picture ½ Length of a Lady with carved and Gilt frame
2 Fire Grates and 2 Tinn bow Fenders
2 Gilt [****] Tonges

  • Bedchamber adjoining North Side of The Long Galliery

1 new 4 Post Bedstead with Red and White [Chackt] Hangings
1 Feather bed, 1 bolster, 2 pillows 1 Double Blankett, 1 Single [Ditto]
1 Red and White Stampt Linen Quilt
2 one bed Carpitt Red and Green
1 Large Oval Wainscot Table with 2 Leaves
1 Old Finneer'd dressing Table with a Drawer
1 Swing Looking Glass Finneer[e]d Mahogany Frame
1 Large Beach Scrowled Sattee – Cane bottom and ends red stuff Cushion
3 Old Fashioned Walnut Tree chairs, Cane bottom & Back
1 Large Japan'd Screen – with 6 Leaves
1 Large Picture of Hounds [*] Standing upon the chimney piece with carved and Gilt frame
1 Fire Grate, 1 Poker, 1 Tinn Fender
1 Chackt Window Curtain of same as 3 bed but [Dra****]

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  • North East Bedchamber, Late Mrs. Jadis’s

1 Four post Bedstead Crimson damask Hangings
1 Feather bed, 1 Bolster – 2 pillows, 3 Single Blankets
1 Purple and white Quilt
1 Red Carpitt Green black and Red
1 Camp beach bedstead with blue Woolsey Hangings
1 Feather bed, 1 Bolster, 1 Double Blanket, 1 Single [Ditto]
1 Blue and white quilt, bed and furnitur all purple
2 Bedside Matts & Cottage being Removed Hither
1 Large Elbow easy chair (walnut Tree), patched work with a Cushion and Muslin work'd with Yellow Worsted Cover
2 Wainscot dressing Tables, each 2 drawers
1 Swing Looking Glass Mahogany frame
1 Wainscot Night Stool – and pewter pan
1 Matt for dressing Table
3 Old Fashioned beach chairs cane bottoms and backs
1 Beach Chair rush bottom
1 Ash ditto – Bast [Ditto]
1 Picture, 1/2 Length in oils of Tho[mas] Delavel Esq[uire], Small for frame
2 stuff window Curtains, Red [Mar***]
1 Iron Rod
1 Fire Grate, Shovel, poker, Tongs & Tinn Bow Fender

  • Small Bedchamber – Head Best Stair Case

1 Half Teasler Oak bedsted with Yellow Stuff Hangings
1 Feather bed, 1 Bolster, 3 Single Blankets and
1 Red and White Quilt
1 Bedside Matt
1 Green Stuff window Curtain & Iron rod
1 Walnut Tree chair rush bottom very old and broke[n] 
1 Old Oak dressing Table with a Drawer

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  • Tap[e]stry Room – North East Corner fronting the Church

1 Four post Stained Wainscot bedstead with Green flowered damask Hangings
1 Feather Bed – 1 Wool Matrass – 1 Bolster, 2 pillows & 3 Single Blankets
1 White Counterpaine New
1 Small black Cabinet with Sundry drawers and frame
1 Old Fashioned Finneer'd dressing Table with a Drawer
1 Swing Looking Glass, Mahogany coloured frame
2 Finneer[e]d bason Stands, Screw[e]d Post with 3 Feet very old
6 Large elbow Chairs, Chinese Form, Black and Gilt with Canvas bottoms blue and white check'd Linen covers
2 Stools ditto
1 Elm chair Rush bottom
1 Wainscot Night Stool and pewter pann
1 Large Green damask Stuff window Curtain with Wooden Bracket
1 Large looking Glass carved and Gilt frame
2 Branches for Candles
1 Large Landscape of Turks over the Chimney piece Black frame
1 picture of a Gentleman, ½ length in oils over the door, Carv'd and Gilt frame
1 Fire Grate – 1 poker and plain Iron Fender, tonges, shovel
1 new bed Carpett, Red yellow Green and black

  • Closet at The Stair – Head Second Storey

1 4 posted bed, Red and White Flower'd Hangings
1 feather bed one bolster, 3 Single Blankitts
1 Red and White quilt

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  • Yellow Worked Bedchamber [Holly Room]

1 four post Oak bedstead with red, white and yellow worked Hangings, lined with Yellow Sattin
1 Feather bed, 1 Wool Matrass, 1 Bolster, 1 pillow and 3 Single Blankets
1 White Counterpain new
1 Black Japan'd Chest and frame
1 Mahogany dressing Table with folding leaf
1 Swing looking Glass Mahogany Coloured frame
6 Mahogany chairs worked bottoms and backs – Green Stuff covers
1 Walnut tree ditto – ditto – ditto
1 Elm Tree chair rush bottom
1 Large Landscape with carved and Gilt frame over the Chimney piece
1 Yellow [Mar***] Window Curtain with Wood Brackets new
1 bed quilt, Re[d] and white
1 Large looking Glass Finner'd frame with 2 brass Sconces for Candles
1 Ditto – Ditto – with Glass Sconces
1 Fire Grate, Shovel, poker, Tongs & Tin bow Fender
1 Harth brush

  • Closet

1 Small old Cedar Table – 2 Folding Leaves
1 Wainscot Night Stool – Pewter Pan

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  • Large Drawing Room

1 Large black and Gilt Japan’d Cabinet with black frame and 5 small Gilt Statues upon the top
1 Large Mahogany Sattee with Crimson Damask bottom
2 pillows ditto – with blue and white check't cover
1 Mahogany Sattee – Canvas bottom
2 pillows ditto – ditto, blue and White check't covers
2 Smaller Mahogany Sattees – blue and Yellow Damask bottom and back one of the [*n] sattees 3rd Cottage
2 Long Mahogany Stools Green Stuff bottoms – blue and white checkt Covers
3 Mahogany Elbow Chairs Green damask bottoms and back – blue and white check't Covers
8 ditto Elbow chairs Yellow and blue damask bottom and backs
1 Inlaid Japan'd Flower'd Table
1 Harpsichord and frame
1 Mahogany Stool worked bottom for the Harpsichord

  • West Side of The Room

2 Large pictures full length in oils of the family Small Gilt frames
1 Small ditto in Crayons – Glass before it
2 Oval Looking Glass [Jerr**d*all*] – each [with] 2 Sconces for Candles
2 Carv'd and Gilt pieces, Trophys of War

  • North Side of The Room

1 Large Picture in Oils, Full Length of the Family, Small Gilt Frame
2 Large Oval Looking Glass [Jerran*olls], Carved and Gilt Frames – Each with 2 Sconces for Candles

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  • North Side of the Room

2 Small pictures in Crayons, ½ Length of the family, Glass before them – Small Gilt frame

  • East Side of The Drawing Room

1 Large picture in oils full length of Sir Francis in Regimentals small Gilt frame
1 Large picture of a Lady full length, small Gilt frame
1 picture in Crayons ½ Length of the family [Ditto] Frame
4 blue [M*****] Window Curtains with wwood Brackett

  • South Side of The Drawings Room

1 Large Picture in Oils of the family, Small Gilt frame
2 Large Oval Looking Glass [Jerran*olls], carved and Gilt frames, each with two sconces for Candles
2 Small Crayon pictures, ½ Length of the Family Glass, before them – Small Gilt frame
1 Fire Grate, Shovel, poker, Tongs and plain Fender
1 Small clock – Gilt case upon the chimney piece
1 Small Turkey Carpet upon the Floor

  • Closet in The Drawing Room

1 Tambour Frame, Mahogany Colour
1 Mahogany Tea Tray – with carved edge
2 Old Walnut tree chairs – Cane bottoms
1 Walnut tree Stool – Wrought bottom
1 Old Writing Stand covered with Green Plush
1 Small Case w[ith] 3 drawers – one drawer broke
1 old fire screen

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  • Lady Tyrconnels Bedchamber

1 Oak four post bedstead with white Callicoe Hangings, Wrought with Yellow, lined with red and white, Striped Cotton
1 Feather bed, 2 Wool Matrass, 1 bolster, 1 pillow and 3 Single Blankets
1 White counterpain
1 Finneer'd Walnut tree Colour Case of drawers
1 Small Finneer'd Case of [Ditto] – 4 Small drawers with Green cloth Top with Two folding leaves – writing Table
1 Mahogany Dressing Table folding Leaf
1 Mahogany Spider leg'd Table
1 Finneer'd oval card Table folding leaf
1 Large Screen Black Frame
1 Large Mahogany Elbow chair – Green damask bottom & blue and white check cover
3 Elm Chairs – Rush bottoms
1 Oak dressing stool, Needle work'd cover
2 Yellow window Curtains and Iron rod
1 Hand Looking Glass – black frame
1 Picture of a Dog, Over the door –Gilt frame
1 Fire Grate – 1 Brass Shovel and brass Tongs, 1 Iron poker
1 plain Iron Fender – 1 old harth brush
1 Carpett, Round the bed Green and yellow Nero

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  • Lord Tyrconnels Dressing Room

1 Black Gilt Japan’d Cabinet and Frame
1 Finneer'd Chest of Drawers
1 Finneer'd Table with a Drawer
1 Wainscot dressing Table with 2 drawers
1 Swing Looking Glass Mahogany colour frame
3 Elm chairs rush bottoms
1 Small Mahogany cloaths Horse with folding leaf each 3 rails
1 Large Japan'd Screen – 4 Leaves
2 Green [Mar***] [Ditto] Curtains
1 Iron Rod
1 Looking Glass, Fineer'd frame over the Chimney piece
1 picture, ½ Length in oils of a Gentleman, Carved & Gilt frame
1 Fire Grate, 1 Shovel poker & plain Fender and tonges
1 Old Harth Brush

  • Old Bedchamber

1 Red stained four post bestead with Green [Har**aleen] Hangings
1 Feather bed, 2 Wool Matrasses, 1 bolster, 1 pillow & 3 Single Blankets
1 White Counterpain
2 Small Mahogany book cases each with 2 folding doors with Glass and frames with four feet each
1 Old Fashioned Finneer'd dark Marble Colour dressing Table with a drawer
1 Large Walnut Tree Settee red damask bottom and red Stuff Cover
1 Large Mahogany easy elbow chair, Green damask bottom and Cushion with blue and white checkt cover
3 Old beach chairs rush bottoms

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  • Old Bed Chamber

1 Small Fire Screen with dimity cover
1 Old Fashioned Fire Grate, Shovel, Tongs & plain Fender
1 Old Harth brush
1 Iron Rod, Window Curtains, Green and Nero
1 Nero bed Carpitt, Green and White

  • Bedchamber Closet

1 Wainscot Night Stool and pann
1 Old beach Elbow chair rush bottom

  • Dressing Room to the Bedchamber

1 Large Mahogany book case, 2 folding doors at the bottom and 2 folding doors at Top with Glass
1 Mahogany Wardrobe with 2 Folding Doors & 4 Drawers
1 Walnut Tree Sattee embroidered with Gold Yellow and Green Silk with 3 Cushions with Green Silk Cover
Covers to ditto and Green Stuff Cover to the Sattee
2 small bed Carpitts Red blue black and Green
1 Plain Tree chair rush bottom
1 Walnut Tree ditto rush ditto
1 Large oval Table (beach) 2 folding leaves
1 picture ½ Length in Crayons Mr [B**] [L**ner], Gilt Frame
1 Small ditto of a woman’s head in Oils carved and Gilt frame over four post bed Green Stuff Hangings
1 feather bed 1 bolster 2 Pillows, 3 single blankets, Red and White quilt

  • Lord Delaval’s Study

1 Large Mahogany book case – the Top part with Glass doors and bottom part 2 folding doors
1 Finneer[e]d writing desk with looking Glass doors at the Top part and the bottom part with 4 drawers
1 Mahogany Dining Table 2 folding leaves
1 Mahogany Card Table Green cloth Top

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1 Small wainscot dressing Table – 2 drawers In [**] Cottage
1 Circular Mahogany Tea Table pillar and Claw feet
1 Mahogany pillar and Claw Stand for a Tea Kettle with circular Top
1 Walnut Tree Sattee red damask bottoms blue and white check'd Covers
1 Large Mahogany Elbow chair Green damask bottoms and back blue and white check[e]d Cover
6 Walnut tree chairs red damask bottoms – blue and white Check't Covers
2 Fire Screens Dimity Covers
2 pictures in Oils ½ Length of the family
1 Ditto in Crayons ½ Length of ditto Glass before it
1 Large Landscape over the Chimney piece. Carved & Gilt frame
2 blue [Mar***] Nero Window Curtains with Wood Brackits
1 Fire Grate Shovel, poker, Tongs and plain Fender
1 Old Harth Brush
1 Bart Matt for the Floor
1 Mahogany pillar and Claw Stand with Square top for Kettle/Foot top part broke

  • Closet in the Study

1 Small Walnut tree Table – 2 leaves in the Cottage
1 Large Screen – 3 Leaves – of Sundry Prints in French
1 Black Japan'd Screen 4 Leaves –
1 Mahogany chair for a Child – Hair bottom

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  • Passage from the Study to Old bedchamber

1 Tin Lamp against the Wall with Glass lights

  • Passage from back Staircase to Drawing room

1 Small picture of a man and woman. Carved & Gilt Frame
1 Ditto of Ships in oils, Carv[e]d and Gilt frame
1 Tin Lamp against the Wall – Glass Lights
2 Landscapes in oils of Houses, Ships & carved and Gilt frames
1 Black Japan'd Small Hollow Table with a Drawer

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  • Dining Room North west Corner Fronting West Pleasure Ground and orchard

1 Large Mahogany dining Table – 2 folding leaves
1 Mahogany Square Breakfast [Ditto] – 1 Leaf
1 Oval Mahogany Table – 2 folding leaves
1 Large Marble Slab – Mahogany frame Side board
1 Mahogany Dumb Waiter 3 Leaves
12 Walnut Tree chairs – Leather bottoms
1 Mahogany Stand and Rail with brass hoops for washing Glasses

  • West Side of The Room

2 Large looking Glasses Carved and Gilt Frames each with 2 Branches for Candles
2 pictures in oils, ½ Length of 2 Ladys Carv'd & Gilt Frames

  • North Side

1 Large picture in Oils, ½ Length over the chimney piece, Carved and Gilt frame

  • East Side next the best Stair Case

1 Large picture of Sir Francis and a Greyhound Sitting – plain white frame

  • South Side next the White Hall

1 Small picture of a man[’]s head in oils – Old carved and Gilt frame
1 Small Turkey Carpet
1 Metal fire Grate, Tongs, poker, 1 old plain Fender
3 Blue [Mar***] Window Curtains With Wood brackitts Drapery

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  • Wine Cellars

1 Binn Right Hand after in the door Quarts and Pints Sundry Sorts
2 Binn [ditto], a quantity of port 
2 Binn ditto Lisbon
4 Binn ditto Hock – None of Them Full – 6 Glass Jarrs Sundry Sorts of Spirits as Rum, Brandy, [Gen*iva]
5 Binn Empty
6 Binn a parcel of Cyder
7 Binn – Red Port
8 Binn White port
9 Binn Mountain
10 Binn empty a parcel of bottles Sundry Sorts of wine Standing upon a Stone Gangtree

  • Outer Wine Cellar

a Quantity of Large Case bottles

  • Ale Cellar

3 Wooden Gangtrees
2 36 Gallon Casks of Ale home brew'd
3 Half [*h***] from Mr Bullen Lincoln

  • Small Beer Cellar

2 Wooden Gangtrees
3 36 Gallon Casks
1 Half [*h*]
1 One Third of a [*h*]
1 Large Oak Form
2 Old Wooden Gangtrees, Inner Cellar near the Stair Case

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  • Green Parlor Fronting the Church or North east Corner

10 Old Walnut Tree Chairs Green rais’d Velvet bottoms and back – with blue Stuff Cover
1 Large India Screen – 6 folding Leaves
1 Small Wainscott Table – Drawer
1 Large picture of Gentleman & Ladies in oils, Musick & plain for frame
1 Ditto in Oils, ½ Length of a Lady over the Chimney piece plain frame
1 Fire Grate, Tongs and Plain Fender
1 Green [Mar***] Window Curtain Wooden brackitt Drapery

  • White Hall Closet

1 Very old black painted Table
1 Large black Japan'd flowered Screen – 6 folding leaves
1 Carved and Gilt picture frame very old
1 picture of fruit in Oils Carved and Gilt Frames
1 ditto ½ Length in oils of a King – Ditto Frame
1 ditto, ½ ditto – [ditto] of a boy & Girl. not any frame
1 Ditto ½ ditto – Old Gentleman not any frame
1 Tin Hand pump painted Green for watering flowers
2 Plaster heads of Baron Montesquieu
2 Balls in plaster
2 Old Elbow chairs painted white
3 Tinn Lamps Glass Lights

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  • Large White Hall

16 Large elbow chairs, Turn’d painted white
1 Large Mahogany Oval Table with 2 Leaves
1 Large Metal Stove Compleat

  • Butlers Pantry

1 Prep bedstead
1 Feather bed – 1 bolster, 3 Single blankets & 1 red Strip[e]d Stuff Quilt
1 Large Oak Table and frame with 2 drawers
1 Small Oak Table
1 Iron Chest
1 New Wainscot Tray
2 Large ditto old
2 ditto Smaller old
1 Brass Japan'd Tray with 2 handles for Carrying Wines

  • Glasses

4 Wine Decanters
1 ditto – form of a bottle
3 Small ditto for water
6 Wine and Water Glasses – Square bottom only 2 Dittos
4 Long Ale Glasses
2 Large Wine and Water Glasses round bottoms
1 Large Old fashioned Wine and Water [ditto]
1 Ditto of another sort bell Mouth'd
2 Cut Glass ½ pints with Handles only one other broke[***] only one
2 pint Glass, Muggs with Handles both cracked
3 plain Water Glasses for the Hands
2 Carv’d ditto
4 Glass Salts Sundry Sorts

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  • Butler’s Pantry Bro[ught] Over

22 Wine Glasses Sundry Sorts
1 Mahogany Stand with 2 Glass [*****] for Oil and Vinegar
1 Old Glass peper Caster, Silver Top.
1 Odd Glass Vinegar Cruet
2 Japan'd Tin Pitchers for beer very old
1 Ditto – [ditto] – plain
2 White Stone pitchers one Broken
4 Stone bottles for oil and Vinegar
1 Tin Japan'd dark Lanthron nott forthcoming
1 Mahogany Knife Tray
2 painted Japan'd Tins for holding oil to Trim the lamps
1 Tinn Small night Lamp for bedchamber
1 Old Japan[e]d Tea Urn
4 Green Hefted Knives and 2 Green hefted forks
11 Fluted Green handle knives and forks only 9
9 Plain Green Handle [ditto] & 12 Forks
4 Green Handled Breakfast Knives Hoop[e]d with Silver
3 Forks ditto
4 Plain Green Handled Knives, not any Forks
11 Mahogany Handled Knives and 11 forks, [ditto] only 7 forks
1 Wainscot Knife box
1 Old [F**] [Ditto]
1 Plate basket – lined with Tinn
1 Small looking Glass – red frame
2 Wooden Chairs
1 Large Old Oak Cupboard 3 Shelves & 2 doors
2 Tinn Lamps to Hang against the wall with Glass
1 Old Wooden Seat with back against the window and end of the Table
1 Carving Knife and fork Green hefts
10 Knives and [1*] Forks, Green Hefts

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  • Woman Servant’s Bedchamber above the Pantry

2 prep bedsteads
2 Feather beds 2 bolsters 1 Double Blanket 4 Single [Ditto] 
2 Ruggs
1 Oak 4 Shorst post bedstead
1 Feather bed, 1 Bolster 1 Double blanket 1 Single ditto
1 Rugg
2 Old Chest Oak for Linnen
1 Large deal box – [ditto]

  • Valet’s Bedchamber above the Store room

1 Old Oak Four post bedstead, Green Stuff Hangings
1 Feather bed 1 bolster 3 Single blankets
1 Red Woolsey Quilts
1 Beach & oak four post bedstead blue and white worked Hangings
1 Feather bed, 1 Bolster, 3 Single blankets
1 Red and white Striped Stuff quilt
1 Wainscot chest of drawers
1 Old Wainscot draping Table
1 Swing looking Glass wainscot frame Glass broke[n]
1 Elm Chair, Rush bottom
2 Window Curtains, blue China Stull over Iron Rod

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  • Passage

2 Old Oak chests for Linen
2 Olds Walnut Tree chairs Cane bottom and backs
1 Old Wainscot Table, one Leaf broke[n]

  • Mrs Shan’s Bedchamber

1 Old Oak four post bedstead with Green Stuff Hangings
1 Feather bed 1 old straw matrass – 1 bolster 2 pillows & 3 Single blankets
1 Old red and white striped quilt
1 Wainscot chest of Drawers
2 Oak Chests 2 old Green Window Curtains & Iron Rod
1 Old Walnut tree chair, Cane bottom
1 Old bottom part of a Chair painted white
1 Small looking Glass Finneer'd Frame

  • John Brown’s Bedchamber

1 Old Beach four post bedstead blue Hangings
1 Feather bed – 1 flax Matrass, 1 bolster, 1 pillow
1 Double Blanket, 1 Single ditto
1 Very Old red and white Quilt
1 Deal box with a frame and Drawer
1 Large Oak chest

1 Old Chaise Trunk Leather
1 Old Smaller ditto – [ditto]
1 Thin Square deal box suppose[d] to contain papers or [A***]
1 Large Hair Trunk Suppose Cloaths in it 
1 Old Oval Table Oak 2 Leaves
1 Walnut Tree Chair, red damask Bottom red Stuff Cover – (foot broke[n] of it), Belongs to The Study

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1 Small Wooden chair
1 Swing looking Glass – Finneer'd frame
1 Small Old chair broke[n] rush Bottom

  • Stewards Room

1 Large Oval Wainscot Table – 2 folding leaves
1 Square Finner'd Table – 2 folding leaves – 1 Drawer in it
1 Circular Wainscot pillar and Claw Table
6 Ash Chairs with bast bottoms
3 Old Walnut tree Chairs – Cane bottoms and back
1 Large press painted White with 2 doors for Guns
2 Guns Complete
2 Smaller ditto without Locks
1 Large Matt upon the floor [W***out] 
1 Fire Grate, Tongs, Shovel and Tinn bow Fender
4 Green Woolsey Window Curtain and Iron rod
1 Quilting frame
2 Small Blue and white flower'd jarrs Delfth – for flowers

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  • Continued Green Parlo[u]r

6 Glass Decanters and Stopers
5 Wine Glasses
2 Wine and Water ditto
4 Ale Glasses
2 ½ pint Tumblers
2 Swing looking Glasses Finneer'd and Gilt frame – Mahogany Stand
2 Scotch Carpetts
1 Carpet brush
1 Long dusting Brush 


Inventory of The Cottage where Mr Portes Lives at present

  • Low Bedchamber

x 1 Mahogany Double case of drawers
X 1 Wainscot dressing Table. 3 drawers
X X Fire Grate
1 Bow Iron Fender
X 1 Harth Brush

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  • Continued Dining Parlo[u]r

1 Mahogany Breakfast Table – folding leaf
1 Wainscot case of drawers
6 Ash Chairs Rush bottoms
1 Fire Grate, Shovel, poker, Tongs and plain Iron Fender – 1 Harth Brush

  • Kitchen

1 Fire Grate, Shovel, poker, Tongs and plain Iron Fender
1 Iron Crane . 2 Racking Hooks . 1 Trivit 
1 Metal Oven
1 Jack complete . 2 Chairs
1 Wooden pail 
1 Choping block
1 Dust pann and brush
1 Iron Scuttle
1 Dresser with open shelf below for coppers
2 Shelves in the Angles above ditto
1 Stone Sink for Washing dishes

  • Dairy

1 Old Cupboard with 2 doors . 3 Shelves
2 Wooden Shelves Goes Round

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  • Continued Chamber Above The Kitchen

4 Press bedstead
4 Old Chair Leather bottom

  • Bedchamber Above The Low Bedchamber

4 Four Post Stained bedstead blue hangings
4 Wainscot dressing Table 3 Drawers
4 Swing looking Glass Mahogany Frame
4 Fire Grate

  • Bedchamber above the dining Parlo[u]r

4 four post Stained bedstead – blue hangings
4 Mahogany Swing looking Glass
4 Fire Grate

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Omitted Inventory in the Large House at Doddington

  • Middle Turret upon the Leads

2 Old picture frames Carved and Gilt
1 Old fire Grate

  • North Turret

1 Old Iron chest
2 Old Iron Grates part of a small stove and a stool to ditto
1 Old clock case without a head
1 Measuring Wheel for the Road, brok[en]
Old Iron Curtain Rods
part of an upright Spining wheel
a quantity of Lumber Wood

  • Best Stair Case

1 Black Japan'd bracket against the Wall for a Clock
2 Long Mahogany Stool Green Stuff Bottoms blue and Wheel check Covers
2 Plaster Vases Standing in the window

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  • Mem[orandum]

The preceding is a True Copy Taken of the Household Furniture at Doddington[,] and also the Out Offices thereunto belonging to the Right Honorable Lord Delaval[,] which we have Carefully compared with the Original by us as [undermen****].
Doddington[,] March 18 1786, William Portis, John Brown, Sarah Holmes

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