By wjeffbishop • • 5 Dec 2018

The United States To Tay kah huttah native Cherokee of the Cherokee Nation East of dogwood flat, Chicamauga District-Emigrated to this George Hicks Detachment present residence Tahlequah District (illegible) Nation

                Spoliation claim, by the operation of the Troops of the U.S commanded by Gen’l Scott

1838 To Labour done for a citizen of the U.S two months & two weeks for which

he was not paid, not has he since rec’d any compensation @ $10 pr. month          $25.00

                2 Dinner pots $4.00 Each $8 3 weeding hoes $3                                                  11.00

1837       6 weeks imprisonment on a charge of an assault made on the person of

a citizen of the U.S. which after six weeks imprisonment he was set at liberty

without trial or hearing, the charge being entirely false for which loss of time &

abuses inflicted upon his person without cause he charges                                            $400.00

Personally came before us Tay kah huttah and after being duely sworn saith that he was taken & confined in Walker County Gaol for no offence on his part in the State of Georgia—further state that the above claim is just & true

Sworn & subscribed to before us                               Tay kah huttah his x mark

J.D. Wofford       Special clerks to

D. Carter              collect Cherokee claims

Tahlequah District Cherokee Nation

March 21—1842 

Personally came before us Wild Cat and after being duely sworn desposeth & saith that he was present when the white persons came to arrest the person of Tay kah huttah on a false charge of having abused or for assaulting a citizen of the U. States & at the time of his arrest was much beaten so that his face was greatly swollen and then confined in Walker County Gaol  for no offence that I ever heard of during the winter & spring of 1837—six weeks—afterward set at liberty without any trial

Sworn to & subscribed before us

J.D. Wofford       Special Clks to collect

D. Carter              Cherokee claims                               Wild Cat his x mark

Tahlequah Dis. C. Nation

March 21st 1842