Fox Fire

By wjeffbishop • • 25 Oct 2018

The United States District—

To the Heirs of Fox Fire

Deceased late of Coosa River near Turnip Mountain in the state of Alabama Emigrated in 1838- Richard Taylor detachment—The Heirs of the above reside at present near Tahlequah in Tahlequah District.

To property abandoned in the Eastern nation—

To a head of homes (?) $160– 2 (illegible) —                                         $187.00

,, 2 Rifle guns (very fine) $55 — — —                                         55.00

,, 100 lbs seed bottom 2,50 – 1 (illegible) 8,,—-                 10.50

,, 1 (illegible) 2,, — 2 pots large 4,, — 2 small Do.(?) 3,,—- 9.00

,, 2 spinning wheels 8,, — 1 in cotton cards 1,—                   9.00

,, 1 sett plates — 1 Large bowl 1,,– 1 sett bowls ,75—      2.75

,, 1 bath Tub 1,,— 1 churn 1,, ——                                            2.00

,, 10 Acres cleared land, planted in corn —–                        50.00

,, 2 Acres in sweet and Irish potatoes ——                            75.00

,, 8 chickens 1,,— 6 chairs 6,,– 1 Table 3,,—-                        10.00

                                                                                __________________

                                                                                Total
amount- $ 510,,25

Personally came before us, Celea & Ga no ih, native
Cherokees, & state an oath(?). That they being children of the about Fox
Fire & residing with & near him at the time of the abandonment of the
above property by the said Fox Fire deceased & to their (illegible) there
has been no consideration paid by the U. States or any other person- & the
above to be a just & true account—

                Sworn
and subscribed before                                                     Celea
    her
x mark

                us
This 4th day of March 1842                                                      Ga
no ich             her x mark

                D.
Carter & J.D Wofford(?)

special clerk for making our claims for Tahlequah District  

(MG 2018, 1842 Cherokee Claims)