James Blackcoat

By wjeffbishop • • 28 Nov 2018

The United States To James Blackcoat native Cherokee came
this country under Treaty of 1828

                Spoilation
claim occasioned by that Treaty—he now resides at Tahlequah District, (Council
ground)

1828 Cherokee Nation—

                To 1
house hewed inside puncheon floor—good—

                Chimney–$
one round cabbin—floored both well fixed

                For
use at Dardenelle Bluff                                                                                           $50.00

                1
common round cabbin                                                                                               12.00

                25
acres of cleared land 15 acres of it bottom land

10 acres up land—all under good fence                                                                 250.00

2 Bearing Apple trees 2 no bearing                                                                           6.00

10 Bearing peach—trees—                                                                                          10.00

4 kegs of powder forcibly taken by U.S.
Citizens                                                  50.00

10 head of hogs $40                                                                                                        40.00

3 cows and calves—$36—2 steers—$30                                                                66.00

                                                                                                                                —————————-

                                                                                                                                                $484.00

Personally came before us James Blackcoat and after being
duely sworn deposeth and saith the above claim is part of the Estate of
Blackcoat dec’d & made to him a lone by mutual consent of the heirs, and
that the above account is just and true

Sworn & subscribed to before us                              

J.D. Wofford       Special
clks for                                                   James
Blackcoat his x mark

David Carter       collecting
claims                                              

Tahlequah District Cherokee Nation

April 13th 1842

Personally came before us Go ah sun gah—and after being
fuely sworn—deposeth and saith, that he lived in the imidiate vicinity of
Dardenelle Bluff on the Arkansas River and personally knowing to the Above
named—property and improvements, to be Abandoned, by him under the treaty of
1828 and that he was present when the above was made to aforesaid J Blackcoat
by his father

Sworn & subscribed to before us                              

J.D. Wofford       Special
clks for                                                   Go
ah sun gah his x mark

David Carter       collecting
claims                                              

Tahlequah District Cherokee Nation

April 13th 1842