Ally Miller

By wjeffbishop • • 28 Nov 2018

The United States Dr. To Ally Miller, a native Cherokee To
property left in the Eastern nation, on Che stso que auk Bradley County
Tennessee—in the year 1838—Removal to the west, Present residence on the Barren
Fork of Illinois Tahlequah District—To Wit—

To 3 ½ acres of cleared land made after Treaty of
1835—Taken

                From
them by whites citizens of U. States previous

 to
our removal west                                                                                      $30.00

“ 500 new Rails 2.50—15 yds. home spun                                                             11.25

“ 4 new Red quilts 40.—5 old Do. 25.                                                                       65.00

“ 3 Home spun dresses 9.—4 calico Do. 12                                                             21.00

“ 2 shirts 4.—1 Table cloth 1.—2 (illegible) capes 3.                                           8.00

“  some other
clothing 2.—1 counter pain 2.                                                         4.00

“ 1 sheet 2.                                                                                                                         2.00

“ 24$ cash due, by J. Grishy a white man citizen of the u.
states,

which the said Grishy refused to pay, knowing that we

were obliged to leave that country                                                                           $24.00

“ 9$ cash, coerced from me, upon a fraudulent claim set
forth

against me by white people citizens of the U. States, with
whom

I never had any dealings, took advantage of my ignorance,
& cost the

above sum to get rid of them                                                                                      9.00

                                                                                                                                ——————————

                                                                                Whole
amt                                          $174.25

Personally came before us, Ally Miller, a native Cherokee, & claimant of the above account, & states on oath That all of the above property & claims were abandoned by her in consequence of have to remove to the west, without receiving any consideration whatever for the same—

Sworn & subscribed to before us                              

This 31st March 1842                                       Ally her x mark Miller

D. Carter & J.D. Wofford

Special clerks for making out

Claims for Tahlequah District

Personally came before us, Oo skul ke, a native Cherokee
& witness to the foregoing account, & states on oath, That he was
acquainted with the said Ally Miller, in the Eastern Nation, & is knowing
to the abandonment of the above property, without receiving any consider
whatever for it, & the prices she has fixed upon the same we believe to be
just & true

Sworn & subscribed to before us                              

This 31st March 1842                                       Oo skul ke his x mark 

D. Carter & J.D. Wofford

Special clerks for making out

Claims for Tahlequah District