Peggy Fallingpot

By wjeffbishop • • 9 May 2013

No. 55

The United States

Peggy Fallingpot

For 3 Horses $1.20 $1.10 $1.  $3.30

” 7 cows and calves @ $12  1 steer $9   93

” 20 head Stock Hogs @ 2.   40.

” 10 Sheep @ 3    $30.

” 1 House Crib & Stable   100.

” 10 acres cleared land @ $10   100.

” 1 Bed & furniture   10.

” 16 (cedar fans?)  2.

” 2 Ploughs @ 2 per   4.

” 1 pr Ploughing gear  4.

” 2 Dishes and small (crockery?)  2.

” 4 Pots, suit knives & forks  6.

” 2 (noggins?) @ 50ยข   1.

” 1 Wheel & (?) cards   4.

” 1 Loom $3  1 Table 4   7.

” 1 cupboard    2.

” 1 (Bell?)   1.50

” 2 axes @ $2   cotton $2   $6     $42.50

The claimant in this case states (on oath) that she lives near Dirt Town & came to this country in Taylor’s detachment now lives on Saline Creek. She states that everything charged in this account was left by her at her House when she was forced from home by the soldiers, that she was not permitted to take her bedding but was rudely forced away by the armed men, she found no valuation of her place at Fort Gibson. Sworn to & subscribed before me 15th March 1842

J. Mulkey clk

Peggy (x) Fallingpot

her mark

No. 106

The witness states (on oath) that he knew the claimant in this case to be possessed of all the property charged in the account and that she lost every article named in the account by being forced from home.

Sworn to & subscribed before me

March 15th 1842

J. Mulkey, clk

Fallingpot (x)

his mark

 

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