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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.
One horse,  Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Coleraine
. 150.00
1792-3, Theophius Simonton.
Eight horses, This claim is provided for by the treaty of Coleraine. It is allowed, although drat part of the instructions have not been complied with which requires the party to make oath, &c., but it is proved that the original claimant died so recently, it is presumed there is no legal representation.
. 500.00
1794, John Griffin.
Two horses, The only point which is not fully established in this case, is, that of compensation not having been received, &c. It may be fairly inferred from what the executor says on the subject of the demand through the State Commissioners that no compensation was received or reprisal made for the property lost. The claim is therefore allowed and is provided for by the treaty of Coleraine.
. 175.00
1782, Jacob Bankston.
4 horses. $435. 10 cows and calves, $120. Allowed
Provided for by the treaty of Augusta.
. 555.00
1791, John Barnett.
2 horses and 1 cow, Allowed. Provided  fist by the treaty of Coleraine.
. 210.00
1785, John King.
5 horses, &c.  There is no evidence in support of this claim: yet it appears to be a fair claim, and is reported to the President as such. It is provided for by the treaty of Augusta.
. 140.00
1778-9, Thomas Loverett.
3 horses,  There being no evidence in support of this claim and as it is one of great antiquity it must be reported to the President as a fair claim, as it appears to be. It is provided for by the treaty of Augusta.
. 300.00
1776-79, Richard Story.
3 head of horses, 15 cows, &c, There is no evidence in this case, except to the credibility of the claimant. It must be reported to the President as a fair claim. Provided for by the treaty of Augusta.
.
1778-81, Michael Burkhalter.
5 horses and 25 head of cattle,  Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Coleraine.
. 607.50
1781, Nicholas Hairburk.
2 horses, $100. 2 cows and calves, $17 20,    This claim, at least to the amount of $117 20, is reported to the favorable consideration of the President, there being no evidence in support of it. It is provided for by the treaty or Augusta.
. 117.20
1790, James Espey,
1 horse, Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Coleraine.
. 50.00
1779-81, Solomon Newson,
15 head of horses, 242 head of cattle, &c. This claim, to the amount of $2,549 60, is reported to the favorable consideration of the President. It is provided for by the treaty of Augusta. The charge for tire mare and colt lost in 1799 is rejected, because it is comprehended in the-class of claims provided for by the treaty of Fort Wilkinson.
. 2,549.00
1785, William Hay.
1 horse, Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Shoulderbone.  The charge for the horse lost in 1787 is rejected. It is not provided for by the treaty of New York, which followed in 1790.
. 130.00
1780-1-2, George Bagley.
7 head of horses, Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Augusta.
. 665.00
1784, Samuel Knox.
3 horses, Provided for by the, treaty of Galphinton. 330.00
1794, Saddle and bridle, Provided for by the treaty of Coleraine 30.00
The charge for the negro killed. and a wagon burnt, is rejected, because they are not provided for by the treaty of New York. It is evident, from the phraseology of that treaty, that it was only intended that the Indian, should deliver up such Negroes as were then in the nation; indeed, the clause is so explicit as to leave no doubt on the subject.
1,280.00 360.00
1799, William Norris.
1 mare and a colt, Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Coleraine.
. 100.00


MLA Source Citation:

Payments to Citizens of Georgia. Issue 268 of Document, United States 20th Congress, 1st session, 1828. Gales & Seaton. 1828. AccessGenealogy.com. Web. 21 December 2014. http://www.accessgenealogy.com/georgia/payment-01.htm - Last updated on Jul 30th, 2012


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