Homany Smith 1842 Going Snake District Claim

 

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31To: Homany Smith late of Chatooga Valley Cherokee Nation East and now resides on Salisaw Creek Illinois District Cherokee Nation.Came in Rich Taylorís Detachment 1838.

18385 head hogs Barrows at $30.1 Brown horse at $40††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $70

†††††††† 1 saddle & bridle at $11.50††† 1 pr saddle bags at $5†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $16.50

†††††††† 23 head hogs at $115.†††††††††††† 2 Cows & Calves at $30†††††††††††††††††††††††††† $145

†††††††† 5 head killing hogs at $25.†††† 1 large kettle at $6††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $31

†††††††† 1 Oven lid at $2.50†††††††††††††††† 1 pr Andirons at $5††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $7.50

†††††††† 2 Tables at $7.†† 2 Coffee mills at $2.1 Bedstead at $2†††††† ††††††††††††††††††††$11

†††††††† 4 Chains at $2.†† 1 Shovel & Tongees at $ 4.2 Smoth Irons at $1.25††††††† $7.25

†††††††† 4 Axes at $6.†††††† 4 Pad locks at $2.†††† 1 Cupboard at $8†††††††††††††††††††††††† $16

†††††††† 1 Loom at $10.†† 1 Spinning Wheel at $5.†† 1 pr Cotton cards at $1†††††††††† $16

†††††††† 1 pr Wool Cards at $1.††† 2 Weaving Keys at $2.††† 1 Reel at $1.50††††††††††† $4.50

†††††††† 8 Allspice at $4.†††† 2 pr loom Harness at $1.††† 2 Chisels at $1††††††††††††††††† $6

†††††††† 5 Weeding Hoes at $3.75.3 Inch Augers at $1.50.3 horse Collars at $1$6.25

†††††††† 1 Cross Cut Saw at $8.††† 2 Barshear Ploughs at $10††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $18

†††††††† 3 Shovel Ploughs at $4.50.††† 3 prs Trace Chain at $3†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $7.50

†††††††† 3 Single Trees at $2.25.†††† 3 prs hawes at $1.50.††† 3 Clevices at $1.50††††† $5.25

†††††††† 1 Sett Waggon Tires & Irons for body at $20†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $20

†††††††† 1 Rifle Gun & Shot bags at $25.††† 1 Rifle Gun at $20††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $45

†††††††† 1††† Do†††† Do††† at $18.†††† 4 Cows & Calves at $60.††† 2 heifers at $16††††††† $94

†††††††† 11 Acres of Growing Corn at $5 per acre†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $55

†††††††† Ĺ Acre Potatoes at $15††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $15

†††††††† 2 Acres of Land good fence at $10 Acre††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $20

††† †††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††† †††††††† ††††††††††____________

†††††††† ††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† $617.25

 

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Homaney Smith being duly sworn states that he owned all of the property charged in the above account and was compelled to abandon it when I was captured by the troops in 1838 under Maj. Gen. Scott Command and the two acres of land as charge I improved after the Treaty of 1836. All of the above account is just and I have never received any consideration for the same from the United States or any other source whatsoever.

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 15thMarch 1842

David M. Foreman Clk.††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††Homaney Smithhis X mark

 

Scraper and Jay Bird being duly sworn state, we are well acquainted with Homeney Smith and the above account is a just claim against the United States which he was forced to abandon in 1838 by the authorities of the United States and he has never received any compensation for same to our knowledge.

Sworn to and subscribed before me this 15 March 1842

David M. Foreman Clk.†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Scraper†† his X mark

††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Jay Bird†† his X mark††††††††

 

 

1842 Going Snake District Claim # 31††††† Transcribed by Joe Scraper Jr†††† Dec2007†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††