Nicholas Sanders

By wjeffbishop • • 29 Nov 2018

The United States To Nicholas Sanders Native Cherokee of
the Eastern Cherokee Nation Tahloney, Cooseewaytee Dist. Georgia, near Gilmore
County Emigrated to this country in Rich’d Taylors Detachment now reside on
Caney Creek Tah-lequah District Cherokee Nation

1838 To 8 acres of corn growing crop $5 pr. acre                                                                $40.00

“ Dispossession rent charge for one field of 15 acares                                      280.00

1 road wagon & full set of Geering $1.50                                                                150.00

15 cows and calves @ $15                                                                                            225.00

8 yearlings $10 pr. $80-10 head of 3 year old steers @ $12                             224.00

1 yoke oxen $50-1 mare $85—1 mule $85                                                             220.00

1 sorrel Horse $65–1 mare & colt-80                                                                       145.00

1 Black horse large $100—75 head of hogs @ $3-pr. $3.75                             475.00

25 head of sheep @$3-$75—1 loom $15- 6 bed steads @ $4-$24                114.00

3 tables $15-8 chairs $8-2 pr. (illegible) $10                                                           33.00

3 spinning wheels $12—1 large wash kettle $7                                                    19.00

1 iron pot 1 oven $10—2 sets of plates $2                                                             13.00

6 sets of pewter plates $12-1 broad axe $5                                                            17.00

2 pr. of Harnesses $4—6 stays $6-1 check reel $3                                               13.00

1 milk churn $3—2 water pails $2, 3 pr. cotton cards $3                                  8.00

1 Barshare plough $5—2 shovel ploughs $6                                                          1.00

6 weeding hoes $3—1 branding Iron $2—8 bee hives $24                               29.00

150 lbs of bacon 12 ½ $18—1 brass kettle $6                                                       24.00

1 rifle gun $15—100 Bushels of corn @ 50 pr.                                                      50.00

10 acres of oats growing crop $50                                                                             50.00

1 acre of sweet potatoes $40                                                                                      40.00

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                                                                                Total
amount                                     $2180.00

Personally came before us Nicholas Sanders and after being
duely sworn deposeth and saith that by operation of the US troops and
Emigration to this country he was compelled to Abandon the above [stated]
property some forcibly taken stolen or otherwise dispossessed, of which he has
been dispoiled by the US citizens

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J.D Wofford        special
clks for collecting

David Carter       claims

Tahlequah Dist Cherokee nation

April 15th 1842

Personally came before us Wm Prichet and
after being sworn deposeth and saith that he was personally acquainted with N.
Sanders in the Eastern Nation and know that he was in various ways despoiled of
the property by the citizens of the U. States also some left in consequence of
the emigration for which he has not, to the best of his recollection been paid

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J.D Wofford        Special
clks for collecting                                               William
Prichet his x mark

David Carter       claims
Tahlequah District Cherokee Nation

April 15th 1842