Adam

By wjeffbishop • • 12 Nov 2018

1838—The United States              No.
87                   To Adawe or Adam of
Shoemack Town Dr.

 To property
abandoned in the Eastern Nation, Shoemack Town state of Georgia—came to the
West in James Wofford’s Detachment & now lives on the waters of Cany Creek
in Going Snake District—To Wit—

                To 2
acres of cleared land made after the year 1836

                planted
in corn, beans, potatoes, & cotton                                            60.00

                “ 1
Large Kettle, 1 Large pott $1 oven & loa                                           13.00

                “ 1
Dinner Pott, 4 small do. & 1 Frying pan                                            8.00

                “ 2
water puckets, & 2 water pails                                                             4.00

                “ 2
Bells 1.50—1 spinning wheel –3.50—2 pair cotton cards 2       7.00

                “ 1
Cheek Reel 4.50—3 sett plates                                                            4.50

                “ 3
Coolers 1.50 –4 Tin cups—4 small Do.                                              2.25

                “ 2
puter basins 2. 15 Baskets cain                                                            7.00

                “ 32
lbs picked cotton 4.—1 gallon jug                                                    4.50

                “ 4
lbs wool, 10 yds spun thread & 12 
bushel corn                            10.00

                “ 2
(illegible) Bottles .50—1 cloth Loom 15.                                           15.50

                “ 1
pair measure harness, & 2 Do. Reeds                                                4.00

                “ 2
ploughs & 2 pair of geres 12.–& 2 falling axs 5.                             17.00

                “ 3
weeding hoes 1.50—16 new wooden spoons 2.                           3.50

                “ 1
old two (illegible) saddle 5. 1 cow & calf 15.                                   20.00

                “ 1—4
year old steer 20. 1 Bay horse 50.                                                70.00

                “ 20
Head Pork hogs 200. 2 sows & pigs 8.                                             208.00

                “ 7
Head young hogs–& 20 chickens 15                                                   15.00

                                                                                                                                ——————————-

                                                                                Whole
amt                                          469.25

Personally came before us Adam, a native Cherokee &
claimant of the foregoing account deposeth & saith on oath That owing to
the force of circumstances existing in the Eastern Nation in the year 1838 he
was compelled to abandon the above named property-and that he has never
received any consideration for the property thus abandoned of the U.U or any
other person whatsoever

Sworn & subscribed to before us                              

This 12th day of March 1842                          Adam his x mark

D. Carter              Clerks

Jas.D. Wofford

Personally came before us, The Stealer & Jack Walking
Stick native Cherokees, and witnesses to the foregoing claims, & state on
oath, That they were personally acquainted with Adam, & lived near him in
the Eastern Nation was knowing to his possessing the above named property here
& having to abandoned the same at the time he has set forth in his own
statement & has do not know of his getting any consideration therefor, of
any person whomever

Sworn & subscribed to before us                              

This 25th March 1842                       The Stealer his x mark

D. Carter & Jas.D. Wofford           Jack Walking his x mark Stick

Clerks