Tuttagi (Heirs)

By wjeffbishop • • 29 Nov 2018

The United States    No.92            To Catherine Brewster Heir only of Tut ta gi

                To property abandoned in the Eastern nation Highwassee River, near John Hildebrand’s Dr. State of Tennessee—came to this country in Jas. Brown’s Detachment by land & now lives near Tahlequah at Charles Roots in Tahlequah District—To Wit—

1838—To 1 yoke of oxen                                                              $60.00

                “ 1 Large Kettle 5,, 1 pair pott hooks 50,,                                5.00

                “ 1 Large Bowl 75—1 sugar Bowl ,,50                       1.25

                “ 1 sett plates ,,50—2 water pails 2,,                        2.50

                “ 2 Barrels of dry Beans 5,,                                           5.00

                “ 1 Lot of silk-worms 4,, pr. year                                16.00

                “ 6 Chicken 1.50                                                                1.50


                                                                Whole amt.                         $91.75

Catherine Brewster a native Cherokee personally came before us & deposeth & saith on oath That she is the only (illegible) heir to the said Tut ta gi deceased being the only child living & considers herself justly entitled to the abandoned claim as such –to which she has addered Testimony below

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This 15th March 1842                       Catherine her x mark Brewster

D. Carter & Jas.D. Wofford                          

Special clerks for making out claims

Personally came before us Hunter & Wo ge ga je sko, native Cherokees & depose & say on oath That they were personally acquainted with the said Tut ta gu as named above & they are knowing to her having to abandon the property named above in the year 1838 in consequence of the operation of the U.S. Troops–& that the said Catherine Brewster is the only just & lawful heir to said Estate being acquainted with the family in the East & with those (illegible) surviving in this country

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This 15th March 1842                                                       Hunter his x mark

D. Carter & Jas.D. Wofford           clks                         Wo ge ga ke ske his x mark