Samuel Dick

By wjeffbishop • • 26 Oct 2018

The United States

                The
Samuel Dick, a native Cherokee For property abandoned in the Eastern Nation, by
being taken from him by citizens of the U. States, in the year 1836—Emigrated
in 1838 in Richard Taylor’s Detachment by land—present residence on the
Illinois River, near John Looney’s Tahlequah District—

                To 2
cows & claves 15$ each-1 oxen 30$                                $60.00

                “1
plough 3. –1 sett gears 1.50                                                   4.50

                “1
Feather Bed 12$–1 Trunk 3.50                                              15.50

                “1
Field of cleared land consisting of 3 acres

under good fence, not valued, disposed by
citizens

of the U. States two years previous to
removal                   $60.00

                                                                                                ——————————-

                                                                                Whole
amt.        $140.00

Personally came before us, Samuel Dick, a native Cherokee,
& claimant of the above spoliation account & states on oath That all of
the above named property he was dispossessed of by white people citizens of the
U. States, at the time & place above named & that he has never received
any consideration for the same of the U. States or any other source whatever

Sworn $ subscribed to before us

This 1st day of [April] 1842                             Samuel his x mark
Dick

D. Carter & J.D Wofford

Special Clerks for making out

 Claims for Tahlequah
District  

Personally came before us, Ally Badgers brother(?) a native
Cherokee & witness to the above & states on oath That she was
acquainted with the said Samuel Dick in the Eastern Nation & knowing to his
being dispossessed by white people citizens of the U. States of the above
property at the time & manner above stated

Sworn & subscribed to before us                               This 1st April 1842

D. Carter & J.D Wofford                                                Ally
her x mark Badger Brother(?)

Special Clerks for making claims

 For Tahlequah
Dist.