Some purchases, estate sale of “Sollomon” [Solomon] Maxwell, Perry County, Illinois, 1852

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Wm. Guy bought 1 singletree for 45 cents.(A singletree is the wooden or metal bar used to balance the pull of a draft animal (horse, ox, mule) as the animal pulls a vehicle.)

James Guy bought 1 pair of plow gears for 90 cents.

Thomas Thaxton bought 1 pale red steer for $6.90. He also bought 1 speckled “heiffer” for $11.25.

James Guy bought 1 sorrel “filley” for $40.00.

William Logan bought 4 shoats for $5.25 and another 4 for $4.80

 

 

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