Jeremiah Tucker

By wjeffbishop • • 28 Nov 2018

The United States

                To
Jeremiah Tucker a native Cherokee For property abandoned in the Eastern nation
on Shooting Creek, State of North Carolina Emigrated in Jack Bell’s Detachment
in the year 1838 Present residence on the Barren Fork of the Illinois River, in
Tahlequah District

To 1 Cow & calf [12].—1 gray mare 80.–                                                $92.00

“ 1 Black Mare 100.—15 Head of stock hogs [4 pr.]                            160.00

“ 1 Rifle Gun 25.—1 axe 3.—2 Pots 6.                                                      34.00

“ 1 Large oven 3.—1 Brass Kettle 3.—1 skillet 2.                                  8.00

“ 1 Frying pan .50—1 shaving(?) skillet .50                                             1.00

“ 1 Iron wedge 1.–& 1 small axe 1.50 -1 pot rack
[1.50]                   4.00

“ 2 Fire shovel 2.—1 smoothing Iron 1.                                                    3.00

“ 1 sett plates 1.50—1 pr. plough Gears 5.                                             6.00

“ 2 Tin Buckets 2.—1 water pail 1.                                                             3.00

“ 8 Tin cups 1.—2 half gallon pots 1.—1 coffee pot .50                     2.50

“ 2 quart cups .50—4 pitchers 4.—1 sett spoons 1.                            5.50

“ 1 sett Kni. & Forks 2.—3 weeding Hoes 3.                                           5.00

“ 2 Blanketts 8.—4 quilts 12.—1 sheet 2.50                                           22.50

“ 1 shovel plough 2.—1 clevis 1.—20 chickens 2.50                            5.00

“ 1 chest 1.50                                                                                                     1.50

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                                                                                Total
amt                             $345.00

Personally came before me, Jeremiah Tucker Claimant of the
above account & states on oath That all of the above property was abandoned
by him in the Eastern Nation in the year 1838 for which he has never received
any consideration whatever

Sworn & subscribed to before me

This 28th April 1842                                                                          Jeremiah
his x mark Tucker                         

D. Carter—Special Clerk

Personally came before me, Joseph Keener and Isaac Tucker,
witnesses to the foregoing account & state on oath, That they are knowing
to the abandonment of the foregoing named property by the said Jeremiah Tucker
as he has stated & to the best of their belief he has never received any
consideration whatever

Sworn & subscribed to before me

This 28th April 1842                                                                          Joseph
his x mark Keener                            

D. Carter—Special Clerk                                                                Isaac
his x mark Tucker