Group Title: Historic St. Augustine: De Mesa Sanchez House, Block 7 Lot 6
Title: Actions taken to inventory, appraise, and adjudicate the goods left by Don Juan Sanchez, who died intestate
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Title: Actions taken to inventory, appraise, and adjudicate the goods left by Don Juan Sanchez, who died intestate
Series Title: Historic St. Augustine: De Mesa Sanchez House, Block 7 Lot 6
Physical Description: Report
Language: English
Creator: Ganong, Overton G.
Publication Date: 1977
 Subjects
Subject: Saint Augustine (Fla.)
43 Saint George Street (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
de Mesa-Sanchez House (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns -- Saint Augustine -- 43 Saint George Street
Coordinates: 29.896429 x -81.313225
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Bibliographic ID: UF00091263
Volume ID: VID00048
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution.
Resource Identifier: B7-L6

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St. Augustine, Florida
August 1, 1802


Actions taken to inventory, appraise, and adjudicate the goods
left by Don Juan Sanchez, who died intestate.


In St. Augustine, Florida, on July 20, 1802, Don Fernando de la Puente and

i Fernando de la Maza Arredondo, having been chosen by the widow and heirs of

I Juan Sanchez to inventory, appraise, and divide the goods left by the latter

his death intestate, went to the dwelling of the said widow, she being present

Lh the heirs, and began the inventory in the following manner - - -

A large masonry house in San Carlos (sic) Street where the widow

lives with her family.

Another small (masonry house) on the same street in front of the

large one.

A lot contiguous along the south (side) of the previously mentioned

house.

(There follows a listing of slaves and a few personal belongings.)


-tIn Saint Augustine, Florida, on July 21, 1802, we, Don Fernando de la

ate and Don Fernando de la Maza Arredondo .; in order to proceed with

appraisal . name, for that pertaining to houses and lots, the Masters

Masonry and Carpentry Don Jose Lorente and Don Antonio Llambias; for the

ver and gold valuables, the Master Don Pedro Lefebree; and for the fruit

es and slaves, Don Bartolome de Castro and Don Juan Gianopoly. Having gone

the residence of the said widow with the aforementioned appraisers, and finding

heirs present, we began the appraisal in the following manner.








Appraisal of the large House, block 2, no. 6

Pesos Reales

For 38 1/3 varas of masonry of the north 86 2

wall and cuchillo 15 pulgadas thick

at 18 reales per vara


93 (varas) of masonry of the east 210 3

wall at 18 reales per vara


38 1/3 (varas) of (masonry) for the south 86 2

wall at 18 reales per vara


88 (varas) of (Masonry) of the west wall 198

at 18 reales per vara

2
14 (varas) of Sitaron of the division of 21

the parlor (sala), nine pulgadas

thick, at 12 reales per vara


66 (varas) of concrete floor of the parlor 24 6

and room (aposento) at 3 reales per vara



1Cuchillo. Literally "knife." Defined as

something cut off or ending in an acute angle, such as a board
cut at an angle, a room with oblique walls, a triangular-shaped
piece of ground, etc. In the context of this appraisal the term
most likely means gable.

Source: Real Academia Espanola, Diccionario de la lengua espanola,

2





-3-

Pesos Reales

74 (varas) of masonry of the north wall of the 166 4

quarters of the dining room, 15 pulgadas thick,

at 18 reales per vara

f.5v Total of the reverse 793 1


24 varas of masonry of the east wall,

15 pulgadas thick, at 18 reales per vara 54


74 (varas) of (masonry) of the south wall at

18 reales per vara 166 4


11 (varas) of Sitaron of the lower division,

vara thick, at 12 reales per vara 16 4


11 (varas) of (citaron) of the upper division

at 12 reales per vara 16 4


-15 (varas) of (citaron) of the parapets (pretiles),

and pillars that support the upper floor of the

dining room, one half vara thick, at 21 reales

per vara 39 3


80 (varas) of the concrete (hormigon) floors of

the rooms and dining room at 2 reales per vara 25


18 (varas) of masonry of the south wall of the

stairway, 1 foot (pie) thick, at 15 reales per

vara 33 6







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Pesos


Kitchen


40(varas) of (masonry) of the two walls north

and south at 8 reales per vara 4


30 (varas) of (masonry) of the two walls east

and west at 8 reales per vara 3


1596 square (varas) of the whole lot, including

that occupied by the said (kitchen), at 1

real per vara 19

1,41


Appraisal of the Small House, Block 7, no. 42.


(Appraisal of Rodriguez-Avero-Sanchez House follows.

appraisal indicates a masonry fireplace and chimney)


Note that its kitchen


Carpentry of the Large House

For .... The roof of said house

For .... the floors (pisos)

For .... a balcony

For .... the railing (barandas) of the gallery

For ......... the ceiling

For .... a stairway and pantry

For 10 . doors with their ironwork

For 6 . . windows with the same (ironwork)

For .... a partition (division) of boards

For 1 . . esquinero (built-in corner cabinet?) with

its glass window (vidriera)

For 1 . . kitchen


Reales


9

4


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Pesos


(Carpentry of large House continued)

For .... the fences (cercas)


Total


(Carpentry of the Small House follows.)


Fruit trees of the Large House

For 18 China orange trees and two lime trees

at the rate of 7 pesos per foot (a razon

cada pie de 7 pesS)


For 38 trees of various kinds at 1 peso


For 8 black and white grapevines (parras blancas y

negras) at 4 pesos

Total


105 (sic)


32

175


Appraisal of the gold and silver


Reales Maravedis


For 18 gold buttons with a weight of

twenty-six pesos four reales


2 (gold) sleeve (buttons) with a

weight of 3 pesos seven reales


1 set (terno a set of three) of

silver buckles and epaulets (Evillas y

Charreteras de Plata) with 60 ounces

at 7rr


Reales



4


valuables

Pesos





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(Appr. of, the gold and silver valuables continued)


Pesos


1 set (terno) of the same of gold with

a weight .of42 1/8 o.


For the value of.:the silver patillas

(buckle chapes?)


i-parlor clock at sixty pesos


1 pocket watch (Crelox]de faldriquera

at four pesos


Total


citron (Cuba) wall 2 bricks thick. (Colombia) partition wall. Louis A.

-;Robb, Engineers' Dictionary.

acitara a thinwall, partition wall. New-ian and Baretti's Dictionary of the

Spanish and English Languages; ... .


Overton G. Ganong
June 1977


Reales


Ma raved is




SJUL 18 1.

JUL 18 1977


St. Augustine, Florida
August 1, 1802


Actions taken to inventory, appraise, and adjudicate the goods
left by Don Juan Sanchez, who died intestate.


In St. Augustine, Florida, on July 20, 1802, Don Fernando de la Puente and

Don Fernando de la Maza Arredondo, having been chosen by the widow and heirs of

Don Juan Sanchez to inventory, appraise, and divide the goods left by the latter

at his death intestate, went to the dwelling of the said widow, she being present

with the heirs, and began the inventory in the following manner - - -

-A large masonry house in San Carlos (sic) Street where the widow

lives with her family.

Another small (masonry house) on the same street in front of the

S large one.

A lot contiguous along the south (side) of the previously mentioned

house.

(There follows a listing of slaves and a few personal belongings.)


In Saint Augustine, Florida, on July 21, 1802, we, Don Fernando de la

Puente and Don Fernando de la Maza Arredondo . .; in order to proceed with

the appraisal . name, for that pertaining to houses and lots, the Masters

of Masonry and Carpentry Don Jose Lorente and Don Antonio Llambias; for the

silver and gold valuables, the Master Don Pedro Lefebree; and for the fruit

trees and slaves, Don Bartolome de Castro and Don Juan Gianopoly. Having' gone

to the residence of the said widow with the aforementioned appraisers, and finding

the heirs present, we began the appraisal in the following manner.


Appendix 3 1





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Appraisal of the large House, block 2, no. 6

Pesos Reales

For 38 1/3 varas of masonry of the north 86 2

wall and cuchillo 15 pulgadas thick

at 18 reales per vara


93 (varas) of masonry of the east 210 3

wall at 18 reales per vara


38 1/3 (varas) of (masonry) for the south 86 2

wall at 18 reales per vara


88 (varas) of (Masonry) of the west wall 198

at 18 reales per vara

2
14 (varas) of Sitaron of the division of 21

the parlor (sala), nine pulgadas

thick, at 12 reales per vara


66 (varas) of concrete floor of the parlor 24 6

and room (aposento) at 3 reales per vara



1Cuchillo. Literally "knife." Defined as

something cut off or ending in an acute angle, such as a board
cut at an angle, a room with oblique walls, a triangular-shaped
piece of ground, etc. In the context of this appraisal the term
most likely means gable.

Source: Real Academia Espa'ola, Diccionario de la lengua espanola, 1970.

2 /
Citaron thin masonry partition wall.


Appendix 3 2




-3-


Pesos Reales

74 (varas) of masonry of the north wall of the 166 4

quarters of the dining room, 15 pulgadas thick,

at 18 reales per vara

f.5v Total of the reverse 793 1


24 varas of masonry of the east wall,

15 pulgadas thick, at 18 reales per vara 54


74 (varas) of (masonry) of the south wall at

18 reales per vara 166 4


11 (varas) of Sitaron of the lower division,

vara thick, at 12 reales per vara 16 4


11 (varas) of citrono) of the upper division

at 12 reales per vara 16 4


15 (varas) of (citaron) of the parapets (pretiles),

and pillars that support the upper floor of the

dining room, one half vara thick, at 21 reales

per vara 39 3


80 (varas) of the concrete (hormigon) floors of

the rooms and dining room at 2 reales per vara 25


18 (varas) of masonry of the south wall of the

stairway, 1 foot (pie) thick, at 15 reales per

vara 33 6







/ Appendix 3 3
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Pesos


Kitchen


40(varas) of (masonry) of the two walls north

and south at 8 reales per vara 4


30 (varas) of (masonry) of the two walls east

and west at 8 reales per vara 3


1596 square (varas) of the whole lot, including

that occupied by the said (kitchen), at 1

real per vara 19

1,41


Appraisal of the Small House. Block 7. no. 42.


(Appraisal of Rodriguez-Avero-Sanchez House follows.

appraisal indicates a masonry fireplace and chimney)


For

For .

For

For .

For..

For .

For 1'

For 6

For .

For 1


0


Carpentry of the Large House

* . The roof of said house

* . the floors (pisos)

S. a balcony

. .. the railing (barandas) of the gallery

. the ceiling


S. .. a stairway and pantry

doors with their ironwork

.. windows with the same (ironwork)

* a partition (division) of boards

. .. .esquinero (built-incorner cabinet?) with

its glass window (vidriera)

S. ... kitchen


Note that its kitchen


213

L86

L03

25

L12

53

127

52

8


4


Appendix 3 4


Reales


9

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T's tamentaryProceedings
Reel 6
\ SAHS
San Agn de la Florida
10 de Agosto de 1802

Diligencias practicadas en el inventario, tasacion, y adjudirdcon,
de\'Los bienes que quedaron por fallecimt0 abintestato de6 n Juan
Sanchz. /


f.4 En San Agustin'-4e la Florida a veinte de Juli de mil ochocientos y

dos, Don Fern de la Puet~e, y Don Fernandod la Maza Arreridondo, haviendo

sido nombrados por la Viuda y hberederos 'e Don Juan Sanchez para inventariar,

tasar, y repartir los bien#es que eedaron por fallecimiento abintestado del

ultimo, pasamos a la havita in de dha Viud-a, y estando esta present con

los herederos, y dio incipio al inventario enla forma siguiente -.-- -

Una Casa nde de mamposteria en la Calle de S arlos que la havita

la viuda co su familiar.

ra Yd. de Yd. pequena en la misma Calle en frente de la g ande.

Un solar contiguo por el Sur a la Casa anterior. (There follows a

listing of slaves and a few personal belonging
p cJos
f.5 En San Agustin de la Florida en veinte y uno de Julio de mil ochosientos'
do A
Don Fern de la Puente, y Don Fernando de la Maza Arredondo. . ; para

Sproceder a la tasacion A Aninbbramos, por lo que hace a las Casas y Solares,

a los Maestros de Albanil, y Carpintero Don Jose Lorente, y Don Antonio Llambias:

\\ Para las alhajas de Plata y Oro al Maestro Don Pedro Lefebree, y para los

Arboles frutales, y Eselavos, a Don Bartolome de Castro, y Don Juan Gianopoly;

y haviendo pasado a la habitacion de la referida Viuda con los mencionados

Tasadors,y presents los herederos, se dio principio a la tasacion en la

forms siguiente.




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Tasacion de la Casa grande mans 2 n 6

Pesos


S/
Por 38 1/3 vars de mamposteria de la pared

y cuchillo del N. de 15 pulgdas de reso

a1 18 rs va .a . .... ..


N~b"U


86 2


93 Ym De mamposteria de la pared del E

a 18rs va .


38 1/3 Yd de Yd. de la pared de S.


210


a 18rva 86


88 Yd De Yd. de la pared del 0. a 18 rsva 198


14 Yd de Sitaron de la division de la Sala
s a
de 9 pulgadas El grueso a 12 r v .. 21


66 Yd. del Suelo de hormigon de la Sala y

aposento a 3 r v ..........24 .- 6


74 Yd. de mamposteria de la pared del

N. de los quartos del Comedor de
0 S a
15 pulg. de gru a l8 r v


166 4


.793

Suma de la buelta ..., 793 .....


24 vars De mamposteria de la pared del E
s a
de 15 pulgadas de grueso a 18 rs v .......54 -. -
5 a

74 Ym De Ym de la pared del Sur a 18 r v ,..... 166 . 4

/
11 Ym De Sitaron de la division Vaja de
s a
de vara de grueso a 12 r v 16 4


3


2


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Pesos


11 Ym De Ym de la division de arriba

a 12 r5 v -


16


15 Ym De Ym de los pretiles, y pilares que

sostienen el piso alto del Comedor
s a
de media vara de grueso a 21 r v ..

80 Ym de los Suelos de hormigon de los

aposentos y Comedor a 2 rs v .


18 Ym De mamposteria de la pared dI S.

de la Escalera de 1 pie de grueso
s a
L a 15 r v


Cosina
fu, -
40 Ym de Ym de las dos paredes -NyS,
s a
... a 8 r v


30 Ym de Ym de las dos paredes E. y 0.

s a
&-------- a8 rr v


1596 Yd. plans de todo el Solar

compreendido el que ocupa la dha
--- a ~r v


39 ..... 3



25 -







33 .. .. 6







40





30


.* .- 199

1,414 -


Sna o
.i/L Tasacion de la Casa pequena manz 7 n. 42.

'* (Appraisal of Rodriguez-Avero-Sanchez House follows)

~jA (Note kitchen appraisal indicates masonry chimney (fireplace) in kitchen)

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Pesos


Carpinteria de la Casa grande



.. El techo de dha Casa .

.. Los pisos

Un Balcon -

las Barandas de la Galeria

El cielo razo

.. Una Escalera y despensa

Puertas con su herrage

Ventanas con Yd.

Una division de Tablas

Esquinero con su Vidriera

Cosina -

Las Cercas -


- *--* ..*-.. TOTAL - 966


4


(Carpentry of the Small House follows)
les .........
Arboles frut. de la Casa grande


For 18 Naranjos de China, y dos Limas a razon
s
cada pie de 7 pes .. 105 .. (sic)

Por 38 Arboles de Varias classes a 1 peso 38 .
S
Por 8 Parras blancas y negras a 4 pes - 32 -


Total 175


Por

Por

Por

Por

Por

Por

Por 10

Por 6

Por

Por 1

Por 1

For


,, -


213

186

103

S-- 25

112

53

127

52

- -- 8

..- 15

-- 25

45


4

4






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Tasacion de las alhajas de oro, y plata


Pesos


Por 18 botonesde oro con peso de veinte y seis

pS qtro rr' -


2 Yd de Yd. de mangas con peso de 3p

-_-_--------=-siete rr -


f Terno de Evillas y Charreteras de Plata

C on 6 onsas a 7 rr -...--- ....


1 Terno de Yd. de oro con peso de 2 1/8 p en --..

Por El valor de las patillas de plata -.


1 Relox de Sala en sesenta pesos


1 Yd. de faldriquera in quatro pesos


26 - 4




3 7 -




5 3 2


- ---7

4


60 -


4


Total 132 2


(Appraisal of 9 slaves follows)

Included are a saddle & Bridle for 8 pesos


a(hrt5 C-) Don Juan Sanchez Hipoteco a favor de la Cofradia de Nra Sra. del Rosario,

la Casa de su Morada fabric de mamposteria de alto, y baxo cubierta de

Tajainanis con su correspondte solar, situada en la Calle que llaman de

San Jorge, que sale de la plaza principal a la Puerta de Tierra con la qual

linda por el Oeste, al Sur Casa y Solar de Josef Peso de Burgo, al Leste-

solar de Pedro Rodriguez de Cala, y al Northe Casa, y Solar del REY; fha en

veinte de Julio de mil setecientos novehta y uno.

EFP, Bundle 407, Mortgages, 1784-1821, p. 23. (Reel 174)


Overton G. Ganong
June 1977


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