[Depositions] 1790 Nov. 8 - 1790 Nov. 9, Greene County [and] Washington County, Georgia

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Nov. 8, 1790 Georgia
Green County

Personally Came before [unclear text: Jno ] Bailey on [document damaged: e ] of the Justices Appointed to keep the Peace Isack Simmons and made oath that in some time in the the Month of September Last Past he the Said Simmons had a likely mare Stolen from out of Range where he the sd [said] [deleted text: H ] Simmons now lives and has Reason to belive [believe] that the Indian [document damaged: s ] did steal Sd [Said] Mare
Sworn to this
8th day November 1790
[Signed] Isack Simmons his
[Signed] x mark

[Signed] [unclear text: Jno ] Bailey J.P. [Justice of the Peace]



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Georgia
Greene County

Personally Came before [added text: me ] [unclear text: Jno ] Bailey [deleted text: one ] one of the Justices appointed to keep the Peace [deleted text: J ] John Simmons and maid [made] oath that on the
thirty first day of October Last Past that he the Sd [Said] Simmons had a likely gelding Stolen from Mr [illegible text] Plantation and has reason to believe that an Indian by the name of [illegible text] Cullagee of the Cussatee Towns did Steal Sd [Said] Gelding
Sworn to this
8th November 1790
[Signed] John Simmons

[Signed] [unclear text: Jno ] Bailey J,,P [Justice of the Peace]



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Nov. 8, [unclear text: 1790 ] Georgia
Greene County

Personally Came before me [unclear text: Jno ] Bailey one of the Justices appointed to keep the Peace Henry Thornton and maid [made] oath that on the first day of the Sd. [Said] month he the Sd. [Said] Thornton had a Likely Mare and Colt Stolen from him and also a Gelding from Joseph Meran taken out of Roger Thorntons Pasture; and followed the tracks of Sd. [Said] horses from Sd. [Said] Pasture unto the Waters of the Oacmulgee and Believes that the Indians did Steal said horses
Sworn to this
8th day November 1790
[Signed] Henry Thornton his
[Signed] x mark

[Signed] [unclear text: Jno ] Bailey J.P. [Justice of the Peace]



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Nov. 8, 1790 Georgia
Greene County

Personally Came before me [unclear text: Jno ] Bailey one of the Justices apointed [appointed] to keep the Peace John Booth and maid [made] oath that on
twenty fifth of October Last Past he the said Booth had a Likely Stud horse and Gelding taken out of his plantation and has Reason to belive [believe] that the Indians Did Steal Sd [Said] horses, and the Said Deponent futher [further] saith that on the
thirty first of the same Month that an Indian Named Jack did felloniously [feloniously] take a very Likely Rifle gun from him said Booth and Said deponant [deponent] further saith that in the month of
September Last Past that the Indians did Steal a very Likely Mare from the Said Booths house
Sworn to this
8th November 1790
[Signed] John Booth

[Signed] [unclear text: Jno ] Bailey



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Nov. 9, 1790 State of Georgia
Washington County &c [et cetera]

Personally appear'd [appeared] before me a subscribing Justice of the peace for said County of Washington Mr. Hugh Horton an Inhabitant of Green County and being Duly Sworn deposeth and sayeth that on the fifth day of this Instant he had information that the Indians had committed a Murder at a plantation where James Scarlett formerly lived at, and that on his going to see he got as far as Thomas Hambricks and there found a young lad that was shot he was of the Name of James Roarey, and on examining the Parents the Mother said, that when she came to the House where the Mischief was done she said a Bed had been Rips and the Feathers were scattered [unclear text: abroad ] and that she and her son the above set off to the Spring and on the way Indians rose up and she saw them with their guns presented, and her son Ran and fell on his face and that she saw the Indians or one of them Ran up to the Boy and shot him and further the deponent sayeth not

[Signed] Hugh Horton Sworn to and Attested Before me this
9th day of November 1790

[Signed] Edward Hunter JP [Justice of the Peace]

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