Skatookey (Smith Water D)

By wjeffbishop • • 26 Oct 2018

The United States

                To Ska
too key, a native Cherokee, Emigrated by Water under the conduct of (illegible)
Smith in the year 1838—Resided East, near Turkey Town Alabama Present residence
on the Illinois River, near John Looney’s in Tahlequah District

                To one
Improvement abandoned as above not founded on the assessors Books—situated at
or near Turkey Town Alabama, consisting of the following items—

                To 1
Log cabbin 20$–15 acres of cleared land $170.00

Personally came before us, Ska too key, claimant of the
above Improvements in the manner stated & that he has never received any
consideration whatever for the same 

Sworn & subscribed to before us

This 2nd day of April 1842                               Ska too Key his x
mark

D. Carter & J.D Wofford

Special Clerks for making out

Claims for Tahlequah District

Personally came before us, A taw luh ny, a native Cherokee
& state on oath That he was well acquainted with the possessions of the
said Ska too Key above stated, & that he was justly & rightfully in
possession of the same previous to his removal West

Sworn & subscribed to before us

This 2nd day of April 1842

D. Carter & J.D Wofford                                 A taw luh ny his x mark

Special Clerks for making out

Claims for Tahlequah District