Woyegahgeske

By wjeffbishop • • 6 Dec 2018

The United States To Wo ye gah ge ske, a Cherokee of the
Cherokee Nation East, on the Hiwassee River seven or eight miles above the
Agency in Amohee District, Emigrated to the country in Hildebrands detachment,
present residence on (illegible) creek Tahlequah District Cherokee Nation

                Spoliation
occasioned by the operation of the troops of the United States commanded by Gen’l
Scott

1838—1 Hewed log cabbin 25$ 14 acres in 1 Field not valued                                       165,00

                7 head
of hogs at 2$ per head 21. 1 sow & pigs $7.00                                       28.00

                1
steer 3 years 12$ 1 loom 12$ 1 pr (illegible) $3.00                                           27.00

                3
weavers Reeds $3, 3 (illegible) Barshose Ploughs $10.00                              13.00

                20 yrs
of thread ready for wearing 10$–4 weeding hoes $400                       14.00

                1
large pot 5$ 1 dinner pot 3$ 1 small pot 1$                                                        9.00

                2 pr.
pot hooks 1$ 1 chopping axe 3$ 2 pr, cotton cards $2                             6.00

                1 pr.
wool cards—1$–2 pr. trace chains –2 collars 2 pr.                                   5.00

                Harnes
2 swing trees 2 cleavers (illegible) – at $5 a set-$10.00                      10.00

1838       To 1 horse
poney left $40, 1 or 2 year colt poney $20                                      60.00

For his   1 one year
old colt 10$ 1 cow & calf $15 00                                                           25.00

(illegible) 8 Goats at 2$ per $16, 6 head of sheep at 3$
pr. $18.00                                34.00

                2
spinning wheels $5.00, 1 Floot(?) wheel-5$                                                       10.00    

                                                                                                                                                ___________________

                                                                                                                                Total
Amount—$406.00

                14
acre growing corn $5                                               
                                                               70.00

                Small
patch (illegible) potatoes                                                                                  90.00

                                                                                                                                                _________________

                                                                                                                                                                $496.00

Personally came before us- Wo ye gah ge ske, and after
being duly sworn deposeth and saith that the foregoing statement of claim of is
just & true to the best of his knowledge, and that he did not sell or
dispose of the share named stock property & other effects to any person
whatsoever, nor has had any compensation for the same from any source or from
any person whatsoever

Sworn to & subscribed before us

J.D. Wofford

D. Carter                              Clkd                                       Wo ye gah
ge ske   his x mark

Tahlequah District Cherokee

nation Marth 15th 1842

Personally came before us Te nah lah we stah & Oo tah
deh ge sge- and after being duly sworn saith that they were living with
Woyegahgeske previous to & at the time he was compelled to go into camps
and was knowing to property left as named above, and that the account is just
& true, that they do not know nor ever heard of his receiving any
compensation made to him by any person for the same

Whatsoever, further state that they believe he is entitled
to compensation for said property

Sworn to & subscribed before us

James D. Wofford                                                                            Te nah lah we shah  his x mark

D. Carter                              Clkd                                                       Oo
tah deh he sge  his x mark or thirsty

Tahlequah District Cer. March 15th 1842