Ahnohih

By wjeffbishop • • 12 Nov 2018

The United States

To Ah no hih a native Cherokee to property destroyed in the
Eastern Nation Beat Meat town Alabama—which property had destroyed by the U.
States troops in passing and repassing from Ft. Deposit to Ft. Trother—A.D 1812
or the commanding of the Creek War                                           To
Wit

To 40 Head of cattle $280—100 do, hogs 300                       $580

“ 6 “ steer 90—4 hordes 145                                                        235

                                                                                                —————————

                                                                                                                $815.00

The United States

To the above named person to property abandoned in the
Eastern Nation Turkey-town Coosa river Cherokee County Alabama AD 1838 came to
this country in John Benge’s detachment and now resides on the head of green
leaf breech Illinois District C.N           To
Wit

To 6 Head of hogs=30—4 cows & calves= 60                                                         $90.00

“ 1 Heifer=5—3 horses=240—granes of cows 15                                                 395.00

“ 1 acre of garden vegitables=35—4 hoes=2—2 mattocks=4                         41.00

“ 1 Broad axe=5—2 padlocks=1—1 sifter=1                                                          7.00

“ 10 Cane Baskets=5—30 lbs of lead cotton=2                                                     7.00

“ 10 Bush corn=10—1 Bed=6—1 Kettle=5 do. 4                                                   25.00

“ 2 ovens=6—6 plates=.50—1 chisel=1—1 set of cups
(illegible)                  8.00

“ 6 plates=1.50—5 chairs=6—1 table=3-1 tin bucket=1                                    11.50

“ 1 milk strainer=.25—1 table=3—1 cooler=.50—1 jar=1                                 4.75

“ 3 (illegible)=.75-1 pail=1—small wheel=5                                                           6.75

“ 1 Large wheel=3—a lot of augers, chisels & files—6                                       9.00

“ 1 Loom=6—1 pair weavers harnesses=1—1 steel trap=5                             12.00

“ 3 Iron wedges =1.50—1 axe=2—1 pair of traced chains,
collar,

swingle tree, clovis                                                                                                          4.50

“ 2 bar shear ploughs=6—1 plough=3                                                                      9.00

                                                                                                                                ————————

                                                                                                                                                $630.50

                                                                                                                                                815.00

                                                                                                                                ————————-

                                                Whole
amount                                                                  $1445.50

Personally came before us, Ah no hih, a native Cherokee
& claimant of the above account & states on oath That all of the
foregoing property was abandoned by her in the Eastern Nation at the time &
place named above & that she has never received any consideration for the
same—

Sworn & subscribed to before us                              

This 31st day of March 1842                                          Ah no
hih her x mark

D. Carter & J.D. Wofford

Special clerks for making out

Claims for Tahlequah District

Personally came before us, Opossom, a native Cherokee &
witness to the above account & states on oath That he was acquainted with
the said Ah no hih in the Eastern Nation, having lived near neighbor to her for
several years–& to the best of his knowledge & belief she abandoned
all of the above named property without receiving any consideration whatever
for the same—

Sworn & subscribed to before us                              

This 31st day of March 1842                                          Opossom
his x mark

D. Carter & J.D. Wofford

Special clerks for making out

Claims for Tahlequah District