Ailey

By wjeffbishop • • 5 Dec 2018

The United States DN.

To Alley, a native Cherokee, For property abandoned in the Eastern Nation on Candy’s Creek, near Hair Conrad’s residence, Bradley County Tennessee Emigrated in 1838 in James Brown’s Detachment, present residence on Green Leaf Creek, Illinois District—

To 6 Head of Large Hogs $5.00                                    $30.00

Personally came before us, Alley, claimant of the above
account & state on oath That the above property was abandoned by her, on
the forced removal of the Cherokee by U. States in 1838–& she has never
received any consideration for the same of the U. States or any other source
whatever—

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This
13th day of April 1842                             Alley
her x mark

D.
Carter & J.D. Wofford                              

Special clerks for making out

claims for Tahlequah District

Personally came before us Akey, a native Cherokee &
witness to the above account, & state on oath That she lived near the said
Alley in the Eastern Nation and knew her to be in possession of the above named
property previous to the forced removal of the Cherokees & that she
abandoned the same without any consideration whatever

Sworn & subscribed to before us

This
13th day of April 1842                             Akey
her x mark

D.
Carter & J.D. Wofford                              

Special clerks for making out

claims for Tahlequah District