By wjeffbishop • • 29 Oct 2018

The United States

                To Gah, lo, nus, kee of the Cherokee Nation East and of the District of Amohee, wah, ki, ah village present residence near park Hill Tahlequah District Cherokee Nation for the following property and improvements which she was compelled to leave by the apportion(?) of troops of the United States under the command of Major Gen’l Scott in the year of 1838

To 8 acres in corn                                                             $120.00

Peach orchard of 20 trees                                            20.00

A farm of 25 acres not valued by the U Agent      250.00

A dwelling house double logs                                      50.00

20 chickens                                                                         2.00

1 cow of calf                                                                       15.00

16 Ducks                                                                              4.00

1 Iron kettle                                                                       5.00

1 Bake Kettle                                                                     3.00

1 dinner pot                                                                       2.00

1 large & 1 small wheel                                                 6.00

1 Reel                                                                                   3.00

1 loom                                                                                  10.00

1 par(?) of Cards                                                               1.00

10 Bushels of Corn                                                           10.00

2 setts of plates                                                                2.00

1 water pail                                                                         1.00

3 Keelers(?)                                                                        1.50

1 weavers Reed                                                                1.00

25 lbs cotton                                                                      6 25


1837 1 horse                                                      $100.00

1838 1 horse

                                                                                Total Amount $612.75

                Personally appeared before us Pigeon in Water & Gah, lo, nos, hes, koo and after being duly sworn deposeth and saith on oath that the above account made out is just and true to best of their knowledge and belief, and that the claimant has never been compensated for the losses she sustained in consequence as afore said from the united states or from any other source whatever

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7th March 1838                                                                                  Pidgeon in Water his x mark

D Carter                                                                                               Gah, lo, noo, hes, koo his x mark

J. D. Wofford                      Clks

The United States

                To Gah, lo, nus, kee of Amohee District in Wah, Kiah village Cherokee Nation East, present residence new Park Hills Tahlequah Cherokee Nation West for 1 horse taken or stolen by the citizens of the United States some time in the year of 1834 and after every (illegible) she was unable to regain said horse or the value thereof. Also one other horse which ran off from her when in (illegible) at the (illegible) Cherokee Nation East and after making all the searching in her power after said horse she has not been able to procure said horse of value before she was compelled to emigrate to this country

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7th March 1842

J.D Wofford                                        Gah, lo, nee, kee her x mark

D. Carter

                Personally came before us Pidgeon in Water & Gah, lo, noo, he, kee and after being duly sworn deposes and saith on oath that the above account against the United States is just & true to the best of their knowledge & belief as they lived near neighbours to said Gah, lo, nus, kee & was personally knowing to the facts here on contained

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7th March 1842

J.D Wofford                                                        Pidgeon in Water his x mark

D. Carter                                                              Gah, lo, noo, hes, kee x mark

Gah lo nus kee Act

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