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Sunday, September 15, 2013

Thomas Shippey

Thomas Shippey of Henrico County. His home only had three rooms, a hall, bedchamber and kitchen. In the hall was a bedstead and bed with a pillow and bolster, curtains and valance, a rug, blanket, two pair of bedsheets, a table form and elbow chair, two leather and two wooden chairs, a small and large chest. The bedchamber had a trunk, a bed with a bolster, one rug and blanket, one set of sheets,  a small table cloth, napkins and a towel. Inside the kitchen were six pewter dishes, three plates, two saucers, a tumbler, chamber pot, six spoons, a tankard, a pewter salt-cellar, one iron pot, a spit, ladle, frying-pan, bread tray and pail. Sources: Records of Henrico County, vol. 1688-1697, p. 5

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