Susan Walking Stick (Miller D)

By wjeffbishop • • 29 Oct 2018

The United States

                To
Susan Walking Stick, a native Cherokee. For property abandoned at the mouth of
the Cadron Creek on Arkansas River, State of Arkansas, when Emigrating to the
west in the year 1834—in John Millers Detachment—Present residence in the
(illegible) of Illinois River, Tahlequah Dist.

1834—To 2 axe 5.50—2 pr. plough gears 10.                                        —           $15.50

                ‘’ 2
Barshear ploughs 10.–1 shovel plough 3.                        —           13.00

                ‘’ 1
Gopher plough 2.–2 bleusies 2.                                          —           4.00

                ‘’ 2
single treck 3.–1 drawing knife 1.                                       —           4.00

                ‘’ 1
Hand saw 3.–3 Augers 2.25                                                   —           5.25

                ‘’ 1
Large oven 4.–1 Large pot 5.–1 skillet 2.                         —           11.00

                ‘’ 2
setts kives & Forks 5.–2 setts plates 2.                             —           7.00

                ‘’ 1
sett Tea cups & saucers 1.25—3 small pails (illegible)  —         4.25

                ‘’ 10
Tin cups 1.25—1 Chest 3.-1 Baser 2,50                           —           6.75

                                                                                                                Total
amount–$70.75

                Personally
came before me, Susan Walking Stick, Claimant of the foregoing account &
states on oath That she lost the above named property in consequence of the
Agent (citizen of the United States) ordering said property to be left at the
place & time above stated & for which she has never received any
consideration—neither the property

Sworn & subscribed before

me. This 22nd March 1842                                                             Susan
her x mark Walking Stick

D. Carter—special Clerk

Tahlequah Dist. Cher. Nation

                Personally
came before me, James B. Henson and Nancy Tucker, & state on oath That they
know the above account of Susan Walking Stick to be true as above set forth
& declared by her—

Sworn & subscribed to before me.                                            James
B. his x mark Henson

This 22nd March 1842                                                                      Nancy
her x mark Tucker

D. Carter – Special clerk-Tahlequah Dist. Cher. Nation