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A List of claims for improvements continued

No. 51

The United States

To Setting down Bear (of Hickory log dist)


For 1 Dwelling house hewed inside, puncheon floor, cabin roof, no loft, 15 feet by 12 with door & shutter, wooden chimney

2 Corn cribs, round logs, cabin roof with floor, 9 feet by 11

1 Field 5 acres cleared land under good fence, bottom land, I field 4 acres, good fence, and good bottom land; 16 Bearing Peach trees

14 not Bearing

1 Bearing Apple tree; 14 not bearing

1 horse stable 10 feet square with cabin roof


Personally came before me Rotten Man and Elk of the Cherokee Nation East and solemnly affirmed that the foregoing statements of claims against the United States for improvements were just and true to the best of their knowledge and belief


Affirmed to before me this 14th day of August 1838

Moses Daniels Agent for collecting claims

Rotten Man his x mark

Elk his x mark

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