Inventory of Kitchen Utensils at Monticello by James Hemings

1796 Inventory Kitchen Utensils at Monticello
Current image: 1 2

Description:

Two-page list of kitchen equipment written out by James Hemings before his departure from Monticello.

Transcript:

-Page 1-
    Kitchen funiture, note of by James Hemings
               Feb. 20, 1796**

  2 Small Copper Baking pans
  1 Turkish Bonnet Baking mould
  3 Waffle Irons
  2 Grid Irons
  2 Spits ---- 1 Jack ---- 3 Cleavers ---- 2 holdfasts
  3 Copper Laidles  ---- 4 Copper spoons ---- 1 Bafing(?) spoon
  3 Copper Skimmers ---- 2 Cast Iron Bakers
  2 pain Tongs ---- 2 Shovels ---- 1 poker ---- 1 Bake Shovel
  2 Large Iron pots ---- 2 Dutch ovens
  1 Iron Chaffing Dish, ---- 21 Small Copper Baking moulds
  2 Gelly moulds ---- 2 Freising moulds
  1 Butter Tin kettle ---- 2 Culinders - 1 tin 1 of pewter
  1 Brass Culinder 2 Graters  ---- 1 old Copper fish kettle
  9 wooden Spoons ---- 3 past cuting moulds
  1 Brass pistle & morter ---- 1 marble Ditto
  2 wooden paste Rolers ---- 2 Chopping Knives
  6 Iron Cruets ---- 3 tin tart moulds -- 5 Kitchen approns(?)
  1 old Brass Kettle ---- 1 Iron Candlestick
  2 Brass Chaffing Dishes


**Title and date in Jefferson's hand

-page 2-
Inventory of Kitchen Utinsils

19 Copper Stewpans - 19 Covers
  6 Small Sauce pans
  3 Copper Baking Moulds
  2 Small preserving pans
  2 Large - - - - - - - Ditto
  2 Copper Fish kettles
  2 Copper Brazing Pans
  2 Round Large ----- Ditto
  2 Iron Stew pans
  2 Large Boiling kettles tin'd inside
  1 Large Brass ------- Ditto
12 pewter water Dishes
12 -------  ------ plates
  3 Tin Coffie pots
  8 Tine Dish covers
  2 frying pans of Iron & one of Copper
  4 Round Baking Copper Sheets tin'd
  4 Square Copper Ditto untin'd
  1 Copper Boiller
  1 Copper tea kettle 1 Iron Ditto

Credits:

Image courtesy the Library of Congress