Collection: Payments to Citizens of Georgia

Payment – 01

The Commissioner appointed by the president of the United States. under the fourth article of the treaty concluded with the Creek Nation, on the 8th day of January, 1821 to ascertain the balance that may be due by the Creek Nation to the citizens of the State of Georgia agreeable to the said article of treaty and the agreement between the Commissioners of Georgia and the Creek Nation, proceeded, in conformity to the instructions from the Department of War, to pronounce the following decisions on the several claims presented to him. Payments to Claims Rejected Claims Admitted 1791, James Espey.

Payment – 11

Payments to Claims rejected. Claims admitted. 1793. Sarah Parker. Three. horses, Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Coleraine. The value of the property is ascertained by reference to the original claim, sworn to in 1802, and supported by the evidence of two witnesses. . 260.00 1793. Isaac Dennard. One horse, There being no evidence in support of this claim, it must be rejected. 100.00 . 1775 to ’82. Samuel Alexander, deceased.  Eight horses, seventy head of cattle, This claim i provided for by the treaty of Augusta; and, although, all the charges are not supported by full proof. it

Doc. No. 268

To the House of Representatives of the United States: Washington, May 9, 1828 The report of the Secretary of War, herewith transmitted, with the documents annexed, contain the information requested by a resolution of the third of April last, relating to payments made to the citizens of Georgia under the fourth article of the Treaty with the Creek Nation, of 8th February, 1821, and to the disallowance of certain claims exhibited under that Treaty, and to the reasons for rejecting the same. John Quincy Adams. Department of War May 8, 1828 SIR : The Secretary of War, to whom was referred

Payment – 10

Payments to Claims rejected. Claims admitted. 1799. Samuel Alexander, sen. deceased. Ten horses, – – 900.00 One hundred and fifty head of cattle, – -750 Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Augusta. The claim for property destroyed is not allowed. The treaty does not provide for it. 1,450.00 1.650.00 1780, ’81. Asa Alexander. Two horses, Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Augusta. . 175.00 1788. John Cole, deceased. One negro, £80 sterling, Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of New York. The claim for the cattle lost in 1793 is rejected for want of evidence in its support.

Payment – 04

Payments to Claims rejected. Claims admitted. 1792. Matthew Gaston, deceased. Two horses, Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Coleraine. . $250.00 1793. Stephen Stephens. One horse, Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Coleraine. . 80.00 1793. George Stephens. Three horses, Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Coleraine. . 200.00 1794. Jesse Thompson, deceased. One hose. Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Coleraine. . 150 00 1791. William Jones. One horse, Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Coleraine. . 125.00 1791. Thomas Ford, deceased. Four horses, — $400 1793. Three horses – – – 325 Allowed.

Payment – 05

Payments to Claims rejected. Claims admitted. 1788. John Burnett. Eight negroes, at $300 each. Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of New York. The affidavit of the executors of J. Burnett. deceased. made at Coleraine, in 1796, and supported by the evidence of Martin Palmer, has been adopted as the criterion for ascertaining the value of the property. The charge for two negroes billed, houses. &c. burnt, and cattle and horses stolen, are rejected: they are not warranted by the terms of the treaty. 5,200.00 $2,400.00 1791, ’93. Thomas Findlay, deceased. Four horses, Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of

Payment – 06

Payments to Claims rejected. Claims admitted. 1795. James Findley, one horse Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Coleraine. The claim for the value of the horse lost in 1788, is rejected. because the treaty of New York, which followed the loss, does not provide for it. 45.00 $ 100.00 1793. Robert Wright, one horse, Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Coleraine.   75.00 1799. Stephen Bishop, one horse. $ 125; 50 head of cattle. $ 200 This claim is provided for by the treaty of Fort Wilkinson, rind is rejected for the reasons assigned in the case of

Payment – 07

Payments to Claims rejected. Claims admitted. 1793. Joseph Key. One horse, Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Coleraine. The charge for a horse lost in 1789 is rejected. The treaty of New York, which followed the loss, does not provide for it, 100.00 $ 75.00 1780. John Lang. Five horses, nine cattle, 9.520, provided for by the treaty of Augusta; one negro girl. $ 300, treaty of New York, Allowed. The charges for houses burnt and horses stolen in 1788 are rejected. The treaty of New York does not provide for them 400.00 320.00 1793. John Waller Key. Three

Payment – 08

Payments to Claims Rejected Claims Admitted 1793. John Gilbert. Three horses, Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Coleraine. . 240.00 1778. David Thurmond. Four horses, &c. Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Augusta. . 478.00 1779. Mary Thurmond. Three horses, Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Augusta. The value of the property has been ascertained by reference to the claim, sworn to in 1803, and supported by the testimony of David Thurmond. . 165.00 1793. George Shaw. One horse, Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Coleraine. . 75.00 1791, ’93. Alexander Reid, deceased. Thirteen head of

Payment – 09

Payments to Claims Rejected Claims Admitted 1779. Charles McColours, deceased. Twenty-six head of cattle, one horse, Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Augusta. . 211.80 1778, ’81. Drea Wilder. Six cows and calves, four horses, &c. Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Augusta. . 442.00 1779. William Wilder. Fifteen horses, Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Augusta. . 1,200.00 1785. Wiseman Bridges. One horse, Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Galphinton. . 100.00 1782. George Barber. Twenty-eight horses, at $ 50 each, Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Augusta. . 1,400.00 1778. Robert Carr, deceased.