Scraper Claim No. 153  National Archives, Record Group 75, Entry 224 Vol 25 pg 153

 

Coosa River above Fort Armstrong Cherokee County Alabama

Nov 15th 1836

 

No. 153 - Scraper -- full blood Cherokee

84 peach trees, bearing $1.00 each 84.00

2 acres in one field Coosa bottom, good fence, $12 per acre 24.00

42 acres woodland Coosa bottom, good new fence, $4 per acre 168.00

600 rails split, 50 cents per hundred 3.00

A pair of houses 14 x 14 ft, 1 story, skelped logs

8 ft passage, one room lined with boards

puncheon floor, one room and passage, dirt floor,

2 board doors, shutters board ruff, 2 wooden chimneys,

rock back hearth & jamb 60.00

one rail pen 10 x 10 ft, 1 story, board ruff 3.00

acre yard enclosure good fence 4.00

2- 1/8 acre lots, ordinary fence 4.00

1/8 acre horse lot, good fence troft rock & bars 6.00

One shelter, 9 x 9 ft board ruff on forks 2.00

5 acres in one field upland good fence $10 per acre 50.00

One house 20 x 16, 1 story, hughed (hewn) logs, dobed (daubed),

lined with boards, plank loft, puncheon floor, one door cased faced

& bottom shutter, piazza 20 x 12 ft, puncheon floor, board ruff nailed on,

wooden chimney rock back hearth & jamb 100.00

One house 14 x 14, 1 story, skelped logs, daubed,

lined with boards, board ruff puncheon floor,

wooden chimney rock back & hearth 35.00

One smoke house 9 x 12, 1 story, round logs board ruff,

dirt floor, board door shutter 15.00

One stable 14 x 16 ft, 1 story, round logs, board ruff,

rail loft, board door shutter, good troft 25.00

One crib 9 x 12, 1 story, round logs, board ruff, puncheon floor 15.00

One house 16 x 16, 1 story, round logs, uncovered, dirt floor, new 25.00

One house 11 x 12 ft, 1 story, split logs, board ruff, board door

shutter, black shirventts fin place (servants fine place?) 20.00

One house 12 x15, 1 story, split logs, board ruff, board

door shutter, dirt floor 20.00

One corn crib 13 x 6 ft, 1 story, split logs board ruff puncheon floor 10.00

One corn crib 14 x 10 ft, 1 story, round logs

board ruff puncheon floor 12.00

One rail pen 10 x 10, 1 story, board ruff, board floor 3.00

acre yard enclosure, good fence & double gate 10.00

acre hog lot, good fence 4.00

acre garden lot, good fence 8.00

14 apple trees bearing, $3.00 each 42.00

20 apple trees, small, $1.00 each 20.00

24 peach trees bearing, $1.00 each 24.00

16 acre in one field upland, good fence, $10.00 per acre 165.00

22 peach trees - bearing, $1.00 each 22.00

14 apple trees, large, $4.00 each 72.00

acre lot, good fence 6.00

30 acres in one field upland, good fence, $10.00 per acre 300.00

One house 14 x 16, 1 story, hewn logs, board ruff,

puncheon floor, wooden chimney rock back, old 20.00

One crib 10 x 18 ft, 1 story, round logs, board ruff, board floor 20.00

50 acres in one field upland, good fence, wooded $8 per acre 400.00

26 peach trees, bearing, $1.00 each 26.00

6 apple trees, large $5.00 each 30.00

5 acres in one field, upland, good fence, $10.00 per acre 50.00

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Total $1907.00

 

 

 

Scraper Full Blood National Archives, Record Group 75, Entry 247 Book B pg 300

Coosa River above Fort Armstrong, Cherokee County, Alabama

 

Valuation $1907.00

 

1838 Aug 30 Advance to Scraper $953.50 No 6805

sent West January 1839 $953.50

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$1907.00

 

 

 

Transcribers Note: Some corrections made to punctuation & spelling for clarity.

Joe Scraper Jr April 2008