Tlanaynah (Water C.S. Smith D)

By wjeffbishop • • 5 Dec 2018

The United States To Tla nay nah

                To
property abandoned in the Eastern Nation on the waters of Chicamaga, Walker
County Georgia Came to the west in the year 1837 by water conducted by Gen’l C.S
Smith—Now Resides on the Illinois River near Sam’l McKey’s old place in
Illinois District—To Wit—

To 1 Field of six acres cleared land not valued                                      $60.00

“ 6 Large hogs taken by whites citizens of U.S                                      30.00

“ 15 Head stock hogs 2$–4 Head horses                                                205.00

To property abandoned on Chicamaga in state of Tennessee

To 1 Field of cleared land containing 15 acres                                      120.00

“ 1 dwelling house 20$–4 acres planted in corn                                  60.00

“ 1 cow (first colt) 1 Rifle gun $15                                                              30.00

“ 2 Large potts 10$–2 smaller Do. 8$                                                       18.00

“ 2 Large water pails 1.50—2 Large Dishes 1.50                                   3.00

“ 3 coolers 1.50—2 setts plates Do. Knives & Forks                            6.00

“ 1 sett Teacups & saucers –2 setts spoons .75                                     1.25

“ 4 chairs 2$–2 Tables 8$–1 cupboard 6$                                               16.00

“ 1 spinning wheel 2$–2 pair cotton cards 2.50                                   4.50

“ 2 ploughs 6$– 1 pair gears 3$–3 weeding hoes 2                            11.00

“ 1 Falling axe 2$–2 chisels 2$                                                                     4.00

                                                                                                                ————————–

                                                                                Whole
amt.                         $568.75

Personally came before us Tla nay nah, a native of the
Cherokee nation & claimant of the foregoing spoliation & deposeth &
saith on oath That he was dispossessed of the property above named by citizens
of the united states & that he never received any consideration for the
same of the united states or any other source whatever

Sworn & subscribed to before us

This 23rd day of March 1842                         T la nay nah his x mark

D. Carter & J.D. Wofford

Special clerks for making out claims

Personally came before us The Rider & Ul te ski
witnesses to the foregoing claim of Tla nay nah & depose & say on oath
That they were personally acquainted with the claimant in the Eastern Nation
& also acquainted with his property and the statement he has made they affirm
to be just & true

Sworn & subscribed to before us

This
23rd day of March 1842                         The
Rider his x mark

D. Carter & J.D. Wofford                               Ul te ski his x mark

Special clerks for making out claims

For Tahlequah Dist.