John Skeske

By wjeffbishop • • 29 Oct 2018

The United States To Johns ske ske a Cherokee of the
Cherokee Nation East resided at a place called Tah lo nay coo(illegible) District
now Gilmore country State of Georgia present residence (illegible) creek near
to (illegible) District Cherokee Nation

                Spoliation
claims reasoned by the troops of the United States commandery Gen’l Scott in
the year of 1838. To rent for 1 field of 9 acres possession taken by a citizen
of the United States named John (illegible) $45 00

18 acres of growing crop corn at                                                                62.50

12  Do                   Do          another field near(?) that house(?)          34.50

8    Do                   Do                          Do                                                          25.00

1    Do                   Do                          Do          only
corn                             20.00

½ Do in Irish potatoes $5 1 small vegetable garden 5.                       10.00

1 acre sweet potatoes $50 . 1 mare $80 . 1 horse $100                    230.00

1 cow & calf $15 . 4 cows heavy with calf $60                                       75.00

2 cows $25 . 5 1 & 2 year olds $8. 10 heads sheep $48                     81.00

4 large sows $28 . 11 smaller sows $55                                                   83.00

15 bushel corn $15. 1 loom $10. 1 large pot $6                                    31.00

1 dinner pot $4 . 1 small pot $3 . 3 large pewter dishes $4              11.00

3 shovel ploughs $9 . 3 pr. trace chains harness and
collars            22.30

5 weeding hoes $5,  2
axes $4 1 mattock 1                                            10.00

1 handsaw $1.50. ½ auger $.50, ¾ auger $7                                          22.75

1 drawing knife 1.50 
1 chisel 50  1 set (illegible)                                 3.00

(illegible) 1 rifle gun $25, 2 beehives $8                                                  36.00

30 (illegible) Basket $15 
2 weavers Read $2                                         17.00

 1 pr. weavers
harness $1. 2 shuttles 50                                                  1.50

4 chairs $4 2 pr. cotton cards $2  spring steel yards 150                   7.50

[3] large padlocks $3 
1 set knives & forks $3 (illegible) $2              8.00

1 (illegible) Reel $2, 2 (illegible) 1 50                                                        3.50

2 spinning(?) wheel $700 .6 (illegible) 75                                                7.75

1 saddle $7 24 (illegible) $3  1 Bushel (illegible) $1 (illegible) 5 00   16.00

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                                                                                                                                646.50