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Frank Brown (1846-1920)
MSA SC 3520-1473
Governor of Maryland, 1892-1896

Inventory of Frank Brown's Estate:

A True and Perfect Inventory of all and singular the goods, chattels, and personal estate of Frank Brown late of Baltimore City, deceased, appraised by us the subscribers H.J.N. Hoffman and John H. ??, jointly, we having been first legally authorized and having taken the oath prescribed by law as will be seen by the warrants to appraise and Certificate hereto recorded.

Bonds

10,000  U.S. Liberty 2nd 4 1/4  @ 90.32  9032.--
5,000  U.S. Liberty 4th 4 1/4  @ 90.50  4525.--
14,000  U.S. Liberty 3rd 4 1/4  @ 93.05  13,020.--
5,000  Baltimore City Dock Improvement  @ 91  4550.--
5,000  Baltimore City New Sewerage  @ 91  4550.--
38,000  United Railway and Electric Co. of Balto. 1st Mtge. 4% 1949  @ 66  23,080.--
5,000  St. Joseph Railway Light Heat and Power 1st Mtge. 5% 1937  @ 64  9,600.-- 
5,000  Columbia Ry Gas and Electric Co. (S.C.) 1st Mtge. 5% 1936  @ 75  3750.--
10,000  The Consolidated Coal Co. 1st Mtge. 4% 1950  @ 80  8000.--
17,000  Indiana Lighting Co. 1st Mtge. 4% 1958  @ 50  8500.--
10,000  Consolidated Gas El Light and Power Also Gen. Mtge. 4 1/4% 1935  @ 98  7800.--
10,000  Fairmount and Clarksburg Traction Co. 1st Mtge. 5% 1938  @ 85  8500.--
15,000  Chesapeake and Ohio Rwy Co. ?? and Gold Bond 4 1/2% 1930  @ 73  7300.--
10,000  Consolidated Coal Co. 6% down 1933  @ 97  9700.--
28,000  Chicago, South Bend, and Northern Indiana Rwy. 1st Mtge. 5% 1937  @ 30  8400.--
5,000  Georgia and Florida Rwy. 1st Mtge. 5% 1958  @ 8  400.--

Stocks

20  Shares Royal Arcanum Club Building Co.  @ 5.00  100.--
200  Shares Consolidated Gas El Light and Power Co.  @ 98.60  19600.--
Shares Farmers and Merchants National Bank of Belair Md.  @ 155.00  775.--
30  Shares The Scotland Neck Cotton Mills (S.N. and N.C. Preferred)  @ 90.00  2700.--
93  Shares The Fitchburg R.R. Co. Pref.  @ 44.00  4092.--
61  Shares Hartford Fire Insurance Co. of Connecticut  @ 560.00  341.60
Shares Merchant National Bank of Boston  @290.00  1130.--
Shares The Elkridge Fox Hunting Club of Baltimore City  @ no value 
20  Shares The Tunis Lumber Co. of Norfolk, Va.  @ no value 
Shares T.J. Webb Mfg. Co. of Boston  @ 50.00  500.--
??  Shares Governor Douglas of Baltimore 
2600.--

198,394.--
A certain Lot of Ground in the City of Baltimore, beginning on the Northwest corner of Charles and Read Sts, fronting on said first mentioned street about 30 feet, with a depth of about 100 2/12 feet to an alley. Said lot of ground being subject to an annual ground rent of $ 540.00, Together with the improvements therein being a 4 story brick house Known as No. 900 and 902 N. Charles St. See Liber RG 2192 259 etc.
3rd Floor  Front Room 
Table  5.--
Bookcase  15.--
Morris Chair  5.--
Marble Top Stand  2.--
Leather Chair  15.--
3 Chairs  5.--
Bath Rooms 
Chiffoniere  10.--
Chair  1.--
Bed Room 
Brass Bed and Bedding  20.--
Bureau 10.--
Wardrobe 10.--
?????? 1.--
2 Chairs 2.--
Screen 1.--
?????? 2.--
2nd Floor  Front Middle Room
Card Table 5.--
Desk  3.--
Leather Chair 10.--
Arm Chair  10.--
Rocker 2.--
Costumer 1.--
Mirror  3.--
Bed Room
Brass Bed and Bedding 12.--
Bureau 10.--
Chiffoniere 10.--
2 Chairs  3.--
Picture  3.--
????  4.--
Bed Room (????)
Brass Bed and Bedding 15.--
Bureau 10.--
Desk 5.--
Arm Chair 5.--
Picture 2.--
Hall
Upholstered Settee  2.--
Bed Room No. 2
Brass Bed and Bedding 20.--
Chiffoniere 50.--
Wardrobe 75.--
Leather Chair 15.--
Upholstered Chair 10.--
Oak Chair  3.--
Costumer 1.--
Chiffoniere 10.--
Sitting Room 
Table 4.--
Mirror 10.--
Store Room
Oak Table 5.--
Chiffoniere 8.--
Arm Chair 2.--
Couch 2.--
Chair 1.--
Bath Room
Chair 2.--
Donavans Apartment
Iron Bed and Bedding
Bureau  5.--
Desk 5.--
Wardrobe 10.--
Leather Chair 10.--
2 Chairs 5.--
Matthew ???
Front Room
Card Table 5.--
Buffet 10.--
Arm Chair 5.--
Small Arm Chair 5.--
Desk 10.--
Leather Chair 20.--
2 Small Chairs 4.--
Ebony Chair 20.--
?? of Ornament 15.--
Rug 20.--
2 Plaques 10.--
2 Pictures 10.--
Bed Room
Brass Bed and Bedding  15.--
Bureau 10.--
Wall Mirror 20.--
Chiffoniere 15.--
2 Chairs 2.--
Rocker 2.--
Stand .25
Electric Fan 5.--
Rug 10.--
Costumer 1.--
Hall
4 Pictures 8.--
Chest of Drawers 5.--
White Ball Rock 10.--
Chiffoniere 8.--
Rocker 2.--
Chair 1.--
Warran Apartment
Bed Room
2 Brass Beds and Bedding  30.--
Bureau 10.--
Chair 1.50
Sitting Room 
Table 5.--
Bureau 6.--
Wall Mirror  5.--
Chair 1.50
2 Upholstered Chairs 7.--
Rocker 2.--
3 Pictures 3.--
Bosleys Apartment
Bed Room
Brass Bed and Bedding 20.--
Chiffoniere 15.--
2 Stands 2.--
3 Chairs 3.--
Bed Room
Brass Bed and Bedding 20.--
Bureau 20.--
Stand 1.--
5 Chairs 3.--
???????? 3.--
Sitting Room 
5 Pieces of ????? 50.--
Buffet 5.--
Brass and Onyx Stand, Cabinet, and Ornament 100.--
Stand 5.--
Stand ???? 2.--
Pedestal and ??? 50.--
4 Pictures 10.--
Governor's Apartment
Bed Room
Brass Bed and Bedding  25.--
Bureau 10.--
What-not 2.--
Electric Fan  5.--
Brass Stand and Electric Heater 8.--
Mirror  5.--
2 Costumers 2.--
Chair 2.--
Showing Stand 2.--
Sitting Room 
6 Piece Upholstered Parlor Suite 100.--
6 Chairs 12.--
Mirror 10.--
Gilt Stand and Vase 10.--
Stand and Large Pitcher 15.--
Electric Heater 10.--
Electric Fan 5.--
Buffet 10.--
Cellar
Lot Old Furniture 25.--
Jewelry
Open Face Gold Watch 50.--
Safe Deposit and Trust
78 Oz. of Silver 813.60
? Pearl Handle Knives 6.--
? Silver Plated Vegetable Dishes 60.--
Large Silver Plated Tray 15.--
4 Silver Plated Candelsticks 10.--
24 Silver Handle Knives 50.--
6 Pearl Handle Picks 6.--
12 Pearl Handle Knives 15.--
Silver Handle Brush 5.--
5 Silver Handle Brushes 10.--
2 Bottle Holders 3.--
Mirror Tray 10.--
Hand Mirror 5.--
Silver Plated Candlesticks 1.--
212814.85
Amount of Appraisement, as above 212,814.85
Cash in Bank at the time of deceaseds death 14,947.05
Whole amount of Inventory 227,761.90


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