Thompson Tucker

By wjeffbishop • • 5 Dec 2018

The United States To Thompson Tucker D,, A native Cherokee
and of the Eastern Cherokee Nation, Emigrated to this country in the year of
1833, present residence on the Baron Fork or little Illinois Tahlequah District
Cherokee Nation

Spoliation occasioned by the citizens of the United States
in 1822—To 1 bay horse worth               $80.00

Personally appeared before us Thompson Tucker and after
being duely sworn deposeth and says that the horse above named was stolen from
him in 1822 by a company of persons at that time known as the pony club,
citizens of the united states of the state of Georgia—Taken or stolen from a
place called Choestoe near mountains within the chartered limits of Georgia—he
said Tucker engaged the services of a person who saw the horse, but could not
succeed in recovering it or the value then in possession of afores’d poney
club, noted for acts of theft committed by them on the Cherokees about that
time

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J.D Wofford        Special
Clks                                                         Thompson Tucker his x mark

David Carter       for
collecting claims

Tahlequah District Cherokee Nation March 26th
1842

Personally came before us Terrel Henson & Edward Tucker
and after being duely sworn deposeth and saith that they were personally
acquainted with Thompson Tucker then residing within the then chartered limits
of the state of Georgia at a place called Choowostoye from which place some of
the citizens of aforesaid state noted at that time for acts of theft on the
property of Cherokee citizens thereof, and amongst those from whom horses was
stolen was Thompson Tucker one horse worth Eighty Dollars, nor was the horse
got nor the value

J.D. Wofford       Special
Clks                                         Terrel
Henson   his x mark

David Carter       for
collecting claims                        Edward
Tucker  his x mark

Tahlequah District Cherokee Nation

March 26th 1842