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Bristol County History

Valuation List of Warren, R. I. 1778

168 Polls.
14 slaves from 10 to 50 years of age.
57 Horses.
345 Horn Cattle including 40 oxen.
340 Sheep and Goats.
7 chaises.
5 Wharfs.
147 Ounces Plate.
149 Hogs.
2 Grist mills, one each wind and water.
1 Distil House.
1 Tan yard.
3 Ship yards.
2700 acres of land in the township.
(176 acres wood and waste.)
4600 bushels of grain.
127 Barrels cider made.
Amount total of debts owed $367.
7 Acres orcharding.
314 Tons English hay (cut.)
Taxable value of real estate and personal $126,000.
Total value cash and trading stock $15,000 and
$14,800, all other personal.
Real estate $96,200.
Personal $29,800.
$126,000 total as above.
2 slaves owned by Sylvester Child.
2 " " John Child.
2 " " John Mason.
2 " " Martin Luther.
2 " " Nathan Miller.
1 " " Cromwell Child.
1 " " William Lewis.
1 " " Robert Carr.
1 " " Nathan Whiting.
1 " " John Haile.
1 Chaise owned by John Child.
1 " " James Miller.
1 " " Wm. Lewis.
1 " " Martin Luther.
1 " " Shubael Burr.
1 " " Georee Coggeshall.
1 " " Nathan Miller.
1 Wharf owned by Sylvester Child.
1 " " Martin Luther.
1 " " Cromwell & Caleb Child.
1 " " Nathan Miller.
1 " " Charles Collins.
207 Dwelling Houses and other buildings.
789 Inhabitants.

Source: This History of Warren, RI, in the War of the Revolution, 1776-1783, by Virginia Baker, 1901, Transcribed by C. Anthony