Letter from the Secretary of War transmitting a list of persons entitled to reservations under the treaty with the Cherokees of the 27th February, 1819, [et c.], 1828, Washington

Collection:
Southeastern Native American Documents, 1730-1842
Title:
Letter from the Secretary of War transmitting a list of persons entitled to reservations under the treaty with the Cherokees of the 27th February, 1819, [et c.], 1828, Washington
Publisher:
Manuscript held by the The Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, TN, State Library Cherokee Collection, box 18, folder 1, document ch088.
Date of Original:
1828
Subject:
Cherokee Indians--Claims
Location:
United States, Georgia, 32.75042, -83.50018
Medium:
claims
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Text
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text/html
image/jpeg
Description:
Congressional publication containing a letter dated January 23, 1828 from James Barbour, Secretary of War, to the Speaker of the House concerning Cherokee reservations provided for in the Treaty of Washington, 1819. Barbour transmits the communication from Thomas L. McKenney, a clerk in the Office of Indian Affairs, along with a list of reservees, indicating whether they are entitled to fee simple or life only reservations. One hundred and seven are life only reservations and 39 are fee simple. The 23 reservations that exist within the bounds of Georgia have been purchased for that state through a provision of Congress.
repository: Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, Tenn.
Digital image and encoded transcription of an original manuscript, scanned, transcribed and encoded by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville Libraries in 2000, as part of GALILEO, funded in part by a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Local Identifier:
ch088
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_zlna_ch088
Digital Object URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_zlna_ch088#item
IIIF manifest:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_zlna_ch088/presentation/manifest.json
Language:
eng
Bibliographic Citation (Cite As):
Cite as: [title of item], State Library Cherokee Collection, The Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville, TN, presented in the Digital Library of Georgia
Extent:
6 pages/leaves
Holding Institution:
Tennessee State Library and Archives
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20th Congress, 1 st Session .
[Doc. No.104.]
Ho. [House] OF REPS. [Representatives] War Dept.
RESERVATIONS UNDER THE CHEROKEE TREATY.
LETTER
FROM
THE SECRETARY OF WAR ,
TRANSMITTING
A LIST OF PERSONS ENTITLED TO RESERVATIONS,
UNDER THE TREATY WITH THE CHEROKEES,
OF THE
27TH FEBRUARY, 1819, &c. [et cetera]


JANUARY 23, 1828.
Read, and laid on the table.
WASHINGTON:
PRINTED BY GALES & SEATON

1828.






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Department OF War,
January 23 d. [23rd], 1828.
Sir:
I have the honor, in obedience to a resolution of the House of Representatives, of the 16th instant, of submitting, herewith, a communication from the Clerk charged with the Indian business of this Department, accompanied by a list of persons entitled to reservations under the Treaty with the Cherokees, of
27th February, 1819, according to the Treaty, and the returns of the Commissioners appointed to superintend the surveying and laying off said reservations, distinguishing between those who are entitled to reservations in fee simple, and those who are entitled to reservations for life only.

I have the honor to be, Your obedient servant,
[Signed] JAMES BARBOUR The SPEAKER of the House of Representatives.



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Department OF War, Office of Indian Affairs,
January 19, 1828.
SIR:
I have the honor to accompany this with an abstract, in conformity to a resolution of the House of Representatives, of the 16th instant, (and upon which you have directed me to report to you,) of each and every head of an Indian family, who is entitled to a reservation of land. by virtue of the Treaty made between John C. Calhoun, late Secretary of War, and the Chiefs and Head Men of the Cherokee Nation of Indians, at the City of Washington, on the
27th day of February, 1819, distinguishing between those who are entitled to reservations in fee simple, and those who are entitled to reservations for life only, with reversion in fee simple, so far as the records of this office enable me to do so. There is no information in this office in regard to the question of reversion.

Respectfully submitted.
[Signed] THO. L. McKENNEY. To the Hon. [Honorable] the Secretary OF War.



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LIST OF PERSONS entitled to Reservations, under the Treaty with the Cherokees, of
27th February, 1819, according to the treaty, and the returns of the Commissioners appointed to superintend the surveying and laying off said Reservations, to the Department of War, shewing [showing] those entitled to Reservations for life, and those entitled to Reservations in fee simple.
FOR LIFE.
1 Choctaw
2 John Miller
3 Allen B. Grubb
4 Co-lo-nees-kie
5 Tall o-tuskee
6 Betsy McIntosh
7 Path Killer
8 Bold Hunter
9 Willie Tooten
10 James Coody
11 John Spear
12 Jacob
13 Con-naugh-ty
14 Yoon-no-gy-kah
15 Big Tom
16 Bag, or Sapsucker
17 Johnston
18 Oo-lah-not-tee
19 Back Water
20 The heirs of Too-lee-noos-tah
21 Jack
22 Thomas
23 Cul-sow-wee
24 Parch-corn Flower
25 Panther
26 Ca-te-hee
27 Yellow Bear
28 Jenny
29 The Bear going in the hole
30 John
31 Beaver-toter
32 John Quchey
33 Too-naugh-he-ah
34 The Fence
35 The Old Mouse
36 Am-ma-choo
37 Eu-chu-lah
38 The Wolf
39 She-ken
40 Oo-saw-too-take
41 Coo-lu-chu
42 Su-a-ga
43 Treat
44 Little Deer
45 Whip-per-will
46 Six Killer
47 The heirs of Ah-leach
48 John Welsh
49 The Cat
50 Wallie
51 The Clubb
52 Gideon F. Morriss
53 Ha-ne-lah
54 Sharp Fellow
55 Eunoch, or Trout
56 William Read
57 Old Nanny
58 John Ben
59 Te-gen-tas-ey
60 Wha-a-kah, or Grass grows
61 Bell Rattle
62 Smoke
63 Sit-u-wa-kee
64 Tee-las-ka-ask
65 John Hilderbrand
66 Thomas Jones
67 William Jones
68 Drury Jones
69 James Jones
70 Daniel Thorn
71 Peter Johnston
72 Captain John Wood
73 John Shumaker
74 Samuel Key
75 William Key
76 John McNary
77 Heirs of Arthur Burns
78 Joseph Elliott
79 Sutton Stephens
80 Andrew Lacy



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81 Giles McAnulty
82 Kan-a-noo-lus-kah
83 William Wilson
84 Nancy Merrell
85 Amos Robinson
86 John Thompson
87 Thomas Harrison
88 James Orr
89 Peggy Shore
90 *Alexander Kell
91 *James Ward
92 *Benjamin Cooper
93 *Uriah Hubbard
94 *Moses McDaniel
95 *James Landrum
96 *David England
97 *George Ward
98 *William England
99 *Catherine Ward
100 *Bryant Ward
101 *Delilah Welsh
102 *Edward Adair
103 *Samuel Ward
104 *John Terrell
105 *Joel Kirby
106 *John Duncan
107 *Dascob Duncan


FEE SIMPLE.
1 Fox Taylor
2 James Brown
3 Richard Timberlake
4 The Old Bark of Chota
5 James Starr
6 John McIntosh
7 Richard Taylor
8 William Brown
9 David Fields
10 John Brown
11 John Walker, Jr.
12 Elizabeth Pack
13 Elizabeth Lowry
14 George Lowry
15 Robert McLemore
16 Susannah Lowry
17 James Lowry
18 John Benge
19 John Baldridge
20 Thomas Wilson
21 Edward Gunter
22 Richard Riley
23 James Riley
24 Margaret Morgan
25 George Harlin
26 Lewis Ross
27 Richard Walker
28 Yonah, or Big Bear
29 *John Martin
30 *Peter Linch
31 *Daniel Davis
32 *George Parris
33 *Walter S. Adair
34 Cabbin Smith
35 John Ross
36 Eliza Ross
37 Nicholas Byers
38 John Walker, Senr.
39 Samuel Parks

RECAPITULATION.
107 Life Reservations. -- 39 Fee Simple Reservations.
Note. -- All those marked * are within the limits of the State of Georgia, being eighteen life estate reservations and five fee simple reservations; and all, or nearly all of them, have been purchased for the State of Georgia, under a provision made by Congress for that purpose.
[Signed] T. L. McKENNEY



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CHEROKEE RESERVATIONS under Treaty of
1819

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