William Pritchet

By wjeffbishop • • 29 Nov 2018

The United States To William Pritchet native Cherokee of
the Eastern Cherokee Nation, Tay loo ne (illegible) Cass county Georgia
Emigrated to this country 1838 In Richard Taylor Detachment Downville on Candy
Creek Going Snake District Cherokee Nation

1838 To 2 acres (illegible) land cleared & fenced, not
valued @ $8-            $16.00

                “ 50
acres of corn growing crop @ $5                                                       250.00

                “ 2
acres in oats $5 pr. $10—1 ¾ acres of vegetables

                as
Onions, cabbages and other various plants to                                 18.00

                “ 1
acre of sweet & one acre of Irish potatoes                                     58.00

                “ 1
large patch of melons—cucumber—                                                20.00

                “ 1
large Iron cast pot $10—2 set of cup & saucers $3                       13.00

                “ 6
milk bowls 25 pr. $1.50, ½ set Table plates $3                               4.50

                “ 1
Pewter Bason & dish large $6- 2 Tables $10                                    16.00

                “ 8
chairs-$8-, 2 Bed Steads $10—2 (illegible)–$10                            28.00

                “ 1
cheek reel $2—6 weeding hoes $4                                                     6.00

                “ 4  shovel ploughs & stocks $10—4 pr. of
Geers $6                           16.00

                “ 4 collars-$2- 4 clevis &
pins $2—4 swingle trees $6                         10.00

                “ 1
Brods axe & 2 Augers $7—1 hand saw & drawing knife 5$       12.00

                “ 2
Chissels $1—1 Grubbing hoe $3—1 Iron clearing (illegible) $1                5.00

                “ 1
two horse wagon $50—1 cedar pail $1 otter (illegible) $3        54.00

                “ 30
bee hives @ $3 pr. 90—6 cows & calves @ $15 pr. $90           180.00

                “ 1
yoke of oxen $50, 3 steers $24                                                             74.00

                “ 170
head of stock hogs—at $5 pr. head                                               510.00

                “ 1
mare & calf $100—15 head of sheep @ $3                                     45.00

                “ 40
chickens @ $10—8 ducks $2—10 Guinea fowls 25=2.50         14.50

                “ 1
mare worth $100- 1 hew log house 14 feet square not

                valued
and made since the valuing                                                           42.00

                “ 3
Door locks $3-16 fur shins $4—1 roane mare $40                        47.00

                “ 300
Dollars not found on the Books of the agent amount

                of
situation(?) for his farm                                                                            300.00  

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                                                                                                                                                $1709.00

Personally came before me William Pritchet and after being
duly sworn deposeth and saith that by the operation of the US troops and
Emigration to this country he was by that means despoiled of the above named
property for which he has not been paid

Sworn & subscribed to before [us]

J.D. Wofford       Special
clks for

David Carter       collecting
claims                               William
Pritchet his x mark

Tahlequah District Cherokee Nation

April 15th 1842

Personally came before us Nicholas Sanders and after being
duely sworn saith that he was well acquainted with Wm Pritchet in the Eastern
Cherokee Nation, and know that he was compelled to Abandon such property when
he left his home for the western Cherokee Nation and that he has not been paid
for the same

Sworn & subscribed to before us

J.D. Wofford       Special
clks for

David Carter       collecting
claims                               Nicholas
Sanders

Tahlequah District Cherokee Nation

April 14th 1842