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Estate Records of Siddy Brown

The State of Alabama
Macon County

To Lewis Alexander
Judge of the Probate Court in and for said county

Your Petitioner, Joniah Sanford respectfully showeth, unto your Honor that the letter of Administrations was granted to your petitioner by your Honorable court on the 21 day of May 1856, upon the estate of Siddy Haws, deceased, that said estate is in debt to a considerable amount, but your petitioner knows not the amt of said indebtancy, that it will be necessary to sell the personal property if the estate to satisfy said debt, that said estate is possessed of the following slaves, to wit, Phillip about 55 years old, Jimmy about 45 years old and Dorinda, a girl about 14 years old, also some cattle & one horse, ? petitioner furthers sees that it will be necessary to sell the above Negroes and personal property to pay the debts of the said estate.  Would therefore pray your Honor to grant to him an order to sell said mentioned slaves and other property to pay the debts now outstanding & those against said estate.

Belser & Moses (?)
Clipton & Ligon
Attys for Petitioner

The forgoing application sworn
before me this 17th day of Nov 1856

Lewis Alexander
Judge of Probate

Document 54

Bill of appraisement on the esate of Siddy Brown of macon County (Deceased)

12 head stock cattle, @5.50 per head 66.00
1 blind Sorrel Horse 20.00
17 head Stock Hoggs @ 1.00 per head 17.00
2 Solid Sweeping 2 turon shovels  
2 Stract shovels, 3 axes, 2 wedges  
2 Saws, ?, a drawing knife  
2 Augers, 2 rods, 2 keel pins, ?  
1 single ? .50
1 Sythe & cradle 2.50
1 lot barrels 25
1 Man Phillip 600.00
1 Woman Ginny 600.00
1 Girl Rindy 130.00

P R Appleby
Larnes Allen
David Shealey

The State of Ala
Macon County

I Thomas A. Walker, Justice of the Peace for said county, bereny certifying that the above named appraisements were duly Sworn before me June 27th, 1856

Thos. A. Walker, J.P.