Inventory of Gustav Wolf's moveable possessions (conducted August 30, 1860)

(Source: St. Louis Probate Court Digitization Project: 1802 - 1900, case # 05806)





Transcription (page 1):

1 Mahogany Sofa
1 Upholstered Rocking chair
6 Black walnut chairs
1 Black walnut centre table
1 Ladies Work stand
1 Gilt frame looking glass
4 Pictures
1 Clock with glass cover
15 yds Ingrain carpet
2 Window Cornices and 4 holders
1 Black walnut wardrobe
1 [Black Walnut] Bureau
1 Washstand
i Centre table (walnut)
1 Upholstered Rocking chair
6 Cane Seat chairs
4 Window blinds
1 Clock
1 washbowl and pitcher
15 yrds Ingrain carpet (old)
1 Gold Watch and Chain
7 Tables cloths
6 Window Curtains
24 Bed sheets
11 Napkins
16 Towels
12 Pillow Slips
1 Maple Bureau
2 Single Bedsteads and bedding
2 Washstands
1 Old Carpet
1 Round table
2 Oil Cloths







Transcription (page 2):

1 Stair carpet and brass holders
1 Marble table
1 Rug
2 Mats
1 India Rubber Mat
4 Gas pendings
1 Imitation Mahogany Centre table
1 Ladies work stand
1 Walnut wardrobe
1 Looking glass
2 Window blinds
2 Pictures
1 Lounge
6 Common chairs
15 yds Old Carpet
2 Decanters
2 [Decanters]
6 Glasses
3 Glass jars
2 Foot stools
1 Lounge and bedding
1 washstand with bowl and pitcher
1 Breakfast table and Cover
1 Kitchen Table
1 Cupboard with glass doors
1 Kitchen Cupboard
5 Old Chairs
12 Dinner plates
16 Soup plates
7 Dishes
1 Salad dish
12 pairs Cups and Saucers
1 Sugar bowl







Transcription (page 3):

3 Punch pitchers
1 Glass plate
4 Egg plates
1 Vol. Constitution of the United States
1 Vol. Seifert's Chronology
1 Vol. Muegge's Novels (German)
6 Vol. Heinrich Heine's Werke (German)
10 Vol. Hacklander's Werke (German)
13 Vol. Spindler's Werke (German)
1 Vol. Blumhauer (German)
1 Vol. Debeau's Weinbau (German)
1 Vol. Allendorf's English Grammar (old)
3 Vols. Zschokke's Werke (German)
1 Vol. Brownell's Indian Races
1 Vol. Humboldt's Kosmos
1 Vol. Brucker's Geography of America
6 Vol. Goethe's Werke (German)
1 Vol. Robert Clemen's History of the Spanish Revolution
1 Vol. Meidinger's French Grammar
1 Lot Sundry periodicals
1 Cooking Stove and pipe
Utensils belonging to same
6 Smoothing irons
1 Furnace (old)
3 Tin pans
2 Dippers
2 Skimmers
1 Large fork and Ladle
1 hatchet
1 Old Kitchen table
1 Small Ice box
9 Knives and 6 forks
1 Wash kettle
4 Washtubs







Transcription (page 4):

1 Washboard
1 Bathing tub and shower bat
1 Water cooler
6 Candle sticks (old brass)
1 Sprinkling pot and 1 tea pot (tin)
1 Demijohn (small)
1 Children's bathing tub
3 Spitoons
4 Pitchers
8 Chamber pots
1 Lot of empty bottles and jugs
1 Keg containing a little vinegar
1 Counter and shelving
1 Clock
1 Glass stand and drainer
20 Beer mugs
56 Wine glasses
14 Small tumblers
11 Pony liquor glasses
8 Small Wine glasses
23 Pint glasses
6 Glass jars
14 Decanters and contents
6 Bitters bottles
1 Sugar bowl
1 Caster
1 Cracker box (pewter)
2 Gilt frame Mirrors
1 Small waiter
1 Silver plated mixing cup
13 Knives and 22 forks
15 Teaspoons (silver plated)
1 Cabbage plane
5 Demijohns







Transcription (page 5):

Contents of Demijohns
1 Demijohn and 1/2 Gal. Bitters
1 Jug of bitters
16 Punch pitchers
1 Large brass faucet and 1 Small [brass faucet]
77 Empty bottles
16 Liquor bottles and contents
1 water cooler
1100 Cigars
650 Cigars
77 Empty Cigar boxes
1 Oil Cloth table cover
1 Large water jar and cover
1 Sugar bucket and contents
6 Match boxes, 1 Corkscrew, and 1 Die box
2 Candle sticks and 1 Salt sellars
1 Barrel neck with Mallet
1 Duster
1 Iron safe
1 Round extension table with 5 planks
6 Round tables
35 Round chairs
1 Round stool
1 Large gilt frame picture
4 Pictures
2 Sets Domino
2 Sets Chessmen and Boards
5 Slates
4 Summer doors
1 Card rack
3 lbs Cheese
1 Ice box (old)
1 India rubber hose







Transcription (page 6):

1 Barrel containing white sand
1 Cask containing 28 Gal. Haut sauterne
1 Cask containing 38 Gal. Neckar wine
1 Cask containing 32 Gal. German Catawba
1 Cask containing 10 Gal. White Neckar wine
1 Cask containing 20 Gal. Common [white wine]
41 Gal Rhinewein (Hochsteiner)
9 Gal Vinegar
40 Gal Cincinnati Catawba wine
4 Gal Common Gin
38 Gal Bourbon Whisky
5 Gal Vinegar and 1 Cask
2 Barrels Common Whiskey 80 Gal.
1 do and 4 Gal. Whisky
1 do and 4 Gal. Brandy
2 Gal. Common Peach Brandy
4 Barrels Common Brandy 40 Gal. each = 160 Gal.
1 [Barrels Common Brandy] 18 Gal.
1 Basket Champagne
8 [Basket Champagne]
10 Doz. Plain Champaign Glasses
1 Lot of empty Bottles, about 300
10 Empty Casks
3 Brass faucets
1 Lot of Cellar utensils
1 Hatchet, 1 Shovel
7 Bottles Kirschenwasser
3 [Bottles] Madeira
31 [Bottles] Claret
11 [Bottles] A[?]
32 [Bottles] Rheinwine
107 [Bottles Rheinwine]
107 Half bottles [Rheinwine]
47 Bottles Absynthe







Transcription (page 7):

16 Bottles Jamaica Rum
35 [Bottles] Claret
42 [Bottles] St. Estephe
22 Half bottles [St. Estephe]
20 Bottles Worwood
95 [Bottles] Neckar wine
22 Halfbottles [Neckar wine]
98 Bottles [Neckar wine]
5 [Bottles] Steinberger Cabernet wine
10 [Bottles] Sparkilng Moselwine
10 [Bottles] Seinwein
64 [Bottles] Rheinwein (Durkheimer Feuerberger)
89 [Bottles Rheinwein (Ungsteiner)
17 Half bottles [Rheinwein (Ungsteiner)
156 Bottles St. Julien
35 Half bottles [St. Julien]
14 Bottles Rheinwine
21 [Bottles Rheinwine] [Forster Rieslinger]
156 Gal. White Neckar wine
1 Cask containing 36 Gal. Neckar wine
1 [Cask containing] 156 Gal Common White wine
1 [Cask containing] 160 Gal. Rhinewine (Wachenheimer)
1 [Cask containing] 40 Gal. Rhinewein (Feuerberger)
1 [Cask containing] 158 Gal. Rhinewein (Rieslinger)
1 [Cask containing] 158 Gal. Neckar wine
1 [Cask containing] 14 Gal. Neckar wine
1 [Cask containing] 97 Gal. Herman Catawba
2 Empty Casks
11 Empty Casks