Cha Cha (Sapsucker)

By wjeffbishop • • 28 Nov 2018

United States                     No.
5                     To  Chah Chah

                Property
stolen by whites in the year 1818

                To 1
horse poney                                             $50.00

                “ 1
mare poney                                                 30.00

                                                                                         —————-

                                                                Whole
amt.         80.00

Personally came before us, Cha Cha or Sapsucker, & deposeth & saith that same time in the face of 1818, soon after the Treaty of 1817—her Cha Cha having to move across the Highwassee River, on the Chero. Side the foregoing named poney runaway from him & went back to the white side where he formerly lived–& when he went to look for them they could not be found in their range from which circumstances he has every reason to believe that white people stole, run, & made profit of said poneys—This deponant further states that he never received any consideration from any source whatever for said poneys & that he is justly entitled to the amts. claimed said property—

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This 7th March 1842                         Cha his x mark Cha, or,  Sapsucker

David Carter

James D. Wofford

Clerks

Personally came before us, Pigeon in Water & Ga law nee hay ski & depose & say that they loved near neighbors to Sapsucker in the year 1818 and are knowing to his loosing two poneys as above stated & that they know that the said poney must have been taken off by white men & made profit of so that the said Lapouoker never got them & to their knowledge never has received anything from the U. States or any person for said property—

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This 7th March 1842                         Pigeon his x mark in Water

David Carter                                       Ga
law nee  his x mark  hay ski

Jas D. Wofford   Clerks