By wjeffbishop • • 2 Nov 2018

The United States

                To Ga na ih, a native Cherokee, For property taken by white people citizens if the U. States previous to her emigration west in 1838 at or near Turnip Mountain State of Georgia—Present Residence near Tahlequah, in Tahlequah District

To 1 Horse 50.–10 Head stock hogs 30.                                                                   $80.00

To property left near the same place, but in the

State Alabama – in 1838—

To 1 Large Pot 4.–2 small Do. 3.                                                                                 $7.00

‘’ 1 sett plates .75—5 bowls 1.–1 Table 2.                                                              3.75

‘’ 1 sett chairs 3.–1 plough 3.–1 pr. Gears                                                             10.50

‘’ 2 weeding hoes 1,50—6 chickens.75—1 ox 2.                                                   4.25

‘’ 1 pr. pot hooks ,50—100lbs seed cotton 3.                                                        3.50

‘’ 1 Drawing Knife 1.                                                                                                        1.00



Personally came before us, Ga na ih, claimant of the above account, & states on oath That all of the foregoing property was taken from her, by white people citizens of the U. States, some of it previous to her Removal & at the time she did remove, from the Eastern Nation–& that she has never received any consideration of the U.States or any other source—

Sworn & subscribed to before us

This 4th day of April 1842                                                               Ga na ih  her x mark

D. Carter & J.D Wofford

Special Clerk for making out

Claim for Tahlequah District

                Personally came before us, The Drowning Bear, a native Cherokee & states on oath That he was well acquainted with the said Ga na ih in the Eastern Nation, previous to & at the instant of her removal for the west, & to the best of his knowledge & belief she has never received any consideration for the same—

Sworn & subscribed to before us                                               Drowning his x make Bear

This 4th April 1842

D. Carter & J.D Wofford

Special clerks for making acct claims