Alsey

By wjeffbishop • • 12 Nov 2018

The United States

To Alsey, a native Cherokee, For property abandoned in the Eastern Nation at Turkey Town, Coosa River, in the state of Alabama came in John Benges Detachment in the year 1838 present residence on Caney Creek, Tahlequah Dist.—

                To 40
Head of hogs 120$–3 cows & calves                                            $165.00

                “ 1
Three year old steer 8.—12 chickens 1.50                                       9.50

                “ 1
Large water pail 1.—1 small Do.                                                          1.75

                “ 1
pair of (illegible) harness 1.—1 Reid 1.                                              2.00

                “ ½
acre in sweet potatoes 10$–1 patch ground peas                       14.00

                “ 1
patch of beans 5.—1 spinning wheel 3.                                            8.00

                                                                                                                                ————————

                                                                                                                                                $200.25

Personally came before us, Alsey, a native Cherokee &
claimant of the above account, and deposeth and saith on oath, That all of the
above property, she abandoned in the Eastern Nation, without receiving any consideration
whatever for the same, of the U. States or any other source—

Sworn & subscribed to before us                              

This 29th March 1842                                       Alsey  her x mark

D. Carter & J.D. Wofford

Special clerks for making out

Claims for Tahlequah District

Personally came before us, A taw lu nih, a native Cherokee
& witness to the above, and states on oath, That he was personally
acquainted with the said Alsey in the Eastern Nation, & the statement she
has made concerning the abandonment of the above named property is just &
true

Sworn & subscribed to before us                              

This 29th March 1842                                       A taw lu nih  his x mark

D. Carter & J.D. Wofford

Special clerks for making out

Claims for Tahlequah District

PERHAPS A DUPLICATE?

The United States

                To
Atsey, a native Cherokee—

To property abandoned in the Eastern nation on Chattooga
State of Alabama in the year 1838—Emigrated in John Benge’s Detachment by
land—now resides on Caney Creek, Tahlequah District—To Wit—

                To 3
cows & calves 12$ each—1 two year old heifer                                         $44.00

                “ 3
two year old steers 15$–44 Head stock hogs                                                 147.00

                “ 2
acres cleared land, planted in corn made since

                the
year 1835-not valued-                                                                                            40.00

                “ 1 House
made as above 30$–1 Table 3$                                                              33.00

                “ 1
spinning wheel 3$–1 ax 3$–1 hoe                                                                     10.00

                “ 1
Rifle Gun 20$–1 other Do. 15$–1 pair pott hooks                                       35.75

                “ 16
Bushels of corn 16$–1 sett plates .75—8 chickens 1.                               17.75

                                                                                                                                                —————————–

                                                                                Whole
amt                                                          $327.50

Personally came before us, Atsey, a native Cherokee &
claimant of the above account, and deposeth and saith on oath, That she
abandoned in the Eastern Nation, in 1838, when compelled to Emigrate to the
west, & that she has never received any consideration for the above of the
U. States or any other source whatever, & that amount claimed for the same
she believes to be just & fair

Sworn & subscribed to before us                              

This 29th March 1842                                       Atsey her x mark

D. Carter & J.D. Wofford

Special clerks for making out

Claims for Tahlequah District

Personally came before us, A taw lu nik, a native Cherokee
& witness to the above account, and deposeth & saith on oath That he
was acquainted with the said Atsey in the Eastern Nation & what she has
stated with regard to the abandonment of the above property is just & true

Sworn & subscribed to before us                              

This 29th March 1842                                       A taw lu nik his x mark

D. Carter & J.D. Wofford

Special clks for making out claims