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Tracked horses to the Stone Mtn in Dekalb Co GA


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No. 816

The United States DO

To Tewal-lee of Hickory Log Dist


For 1 bay horse 6 years old | 80.00

“ 1 gray mare 8 years old | 60.00

Total | 140.00


Claimant states that the above described horses and mare were both stolen from him in one Knight, claimant pursued his horses the next morning to the Stone Mountain in Dekalb County Georgia and could not track them any further claimant further states that he does believe that whitemen citizens of the United States stole his horses in 1824.


Personally came before me Tewal-lee of the Cherokee Nation east and solemnly affirmed that the above is a correct statement of claims against the United States for property stolen by whitemen citizens of the U.S. and are just and true to the best of his knowledge and belief

Tewal-lee his X mark


Personally came before me Jack Winn and Bark Chicken of the Cherokee Nation east and solemnly affirmed they were well acquainted with claimant’s property at the time above states and they believe the above account is just and true to the best of their knowledge and belief


Affirmed to before me the 28th day of September 1838

George Still Sr Asst Agent for Col. Claims

Jack Winn his X mark

Bark Chicken his X mark

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