Toosawallatah

By wjeffbishop • • 28 Nov 2018

The United States

                To
Too-sa-wal-la-tah a native Cherokee of the Cherokee nation East—resided there
on the waters of the Can-a-sa-ga, near Joseph Vann’s Spring Place, Georgia—Emigrated
to this country with Daniel Colstons Detachment and now resides on the Bonen
Fork of Illinois River near Reuben Tiner’s—Going Snake District, Cherokee
nation

1838 To 1 stud Horse, abandoned in consequence of the
Emigration                         $80.00

                20 Head
of stock cattle @ $15                                                                                     300.00

                200
Head of Pork & stock hogs                                                                                   1200.00

                500
lbs Bacon @ 10c. per lb.                                                                                        50.00

                65 lbs
of Lard @ 10c. per lb                                                                                          6.50

                100
lbs of soap in a barrel                                                                                             7.00

                1
Large Iron kettle                                                                                                           9.00

                1 pair
of Hand Irons                                                                                                        4.00

                1
spinning wheel $2—1 pr. cotton cards $1                                                           3.00

                1
thread Reel $2—1 churn $1—1 Large cooler $1                                               4.00

                2
water pails $2—1 Large washing tub $1.25                                                        3.25

                2
Large Augers $2—2 small do. $1                                                                             3.00

                2
Chisels $1—1 Hand saw $1                                                                                       2.00

                3 pair
of Ploughs Gears $10.50                                                                                    10.50

                1
small Barshear Plough                                                                                                2.00

                2
shovel ploughs with stock @ $3                                                                              6.00

                1
mattock $1.50—3 felling axes $4.50—4 hoes $4                                              10.00

                1 oven
$3—1 small pot $1—1 skillet $1-1 frying pan $1                                   6.00

                1
coffee pot 75c—2 sets tea cups & saucers $1                                                    1.75

                1 Tea
pot $1—3 milk crocks @ 50c $1.50                                                                2.50

                1
Large Bottle 75c—1 set Bowls 75c. Large Dish $2                                            3.50

                1 mug
75c-2 Dozen Plates $2—1 set case knives $3                                           5.75

                1
other set of knives $1—1 sett of Tea & 4 table aprons 50c                          1.50

                2 salt
cellers 50c—2 pepper boxes 50c—1 Table cloth 50c                              1.50

                1 lb
powder 75c—2 split Baskets $1.50                                                                    2.25

                5 lbs
Home made sugar $1.25—1 hunk $6.25                                                       7.50

                2 Bars
of Lead 25c—6 oz of Turkey Red $1.50                                                       1.75

                                                                carried
over

                40
Gold Calier @ 50c $20—8 Do. @ 25c $2                                                            $22.00

                1 new
Counter Pane $2—3 led white Domestic $1.12 ½                                  3.12
½

                2
shirts (ready made) $3.50—1 Loom $20                                                              23.50

                3 pair
of Harnesses & 2 Reeds $5—1 side saddle $25                                         30.00

                1
man’s saddle $20—1 Feather Bed $8                                                                    28.00

                2
Linspan* $1.50—4 tin cups 50c 1 pair candle mounts 37 ½                         2.37 ½

                1
coffee mill $1—2 Fish (illegible) $1—50 chickens $6.25                                 8.25

                2
canoes $6—1 small ferry boat on Con-a-sa-ga river $20                                26.00

                5
chairs $4.50—4 coolers $2—2 Bed Steads $3                                                    9.50

                3 Pad
locks $3—2 stock locks $2—1 Table $2                                                        7.00

                1
Table with Drawers in it $3—3 Long seats $3                                                    6.00

                8
Bushels Corn—6 Do. meal—1 Do. Beans                                                             8.00

                1
sugar orchard including camp—3 Large troughs &

                100
small Do.                                                                                                                     29.00

                1
Garden planted in Irish potatoes 7 shallots                                                        10.00    

                5
acres sowed in wheat $30—3 do in corn $15                                                     45.00

                1
Improvement (not valued) consisting of 23 acres of cleared

                land
planted in corn $345—Double Cabin $65—20 peach Trees

                &
apple tree $21—                                                                                                          431.00

                one
Lot of Hogs sold to White men, citizens of the United

                States
(names not produced) for which he received no pay                            23.00

                                                                                                                                                ———————–

                                                                                                                                                                $3230.50

Personally came before us, Too-sa-wal-la-tah, a native
Cherokee & claimant of the foregoing account and desposeth and saith on
oath that all of the above named property was abandoned by him in the Eastern
nation, in consequence of being arrested by United States Troops & forced
into camps & that he has never received any consideration for the same of
any person whoever

Sworn to & subscribed before us

J.D. Wofford       Special
Clerks for                              Too-sa-wal-la-tah  his x mark

D. Carter              collecting
claims

Tahlequah District Cherokee Nation

March 18th 1842

Personally came before us “ The Fodder” and Cas-sa-la-we,
native Cherokees & witnesses to the foregoing claim & depose and say on
oath that they were acquainted with the said Too-sa-wal-la-tah in the Eastern
Nation & that he was dispossessed of the property named above in the way
& manner he has stated & that to their knowledge, he has never received
any consideration therefor

Sworn to & subscribed before us

This 18th March 1842

J.D Wofford        Special
Clerks for              “The Fodder”  his x mark

D. Carter              collecting
claims               Cas-sa-la-we  his x mark