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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. Provided for by the treaty of Coleraine. The charge for the hogs killed is rejected.
130.06 725.00
1793. Benjamin Brown. Three horses,
The charges for a horse burnt, and various small articles destroyed, are rejected.
171.00

255.00

1791 to ’99. John Ford, deceased. One house and other buildings burnt, &c. &c.
The variance in the description of property mentioned in the claim, and in that rendered in 1803. is so great as to constitute an objection as to its fairness. Taking the two together, it is impossible to fix upon the precise periods when the property war, lost or destroyed, so as to determine, under what treaty it is to he classed. If the property was destroyed previous to the treaty of Coleraine concluded in 1796, then there is no provision in that treaty for indemnity : and if it was lost after that period, it was provided for by the treaty of Fort Wilkinson, (1802,) by the second article of which, the sum of $ 5000 is stipulated for the payment of such claims as accrued subsequently to the treaty of Coleraine and established agreeably to the act of Congress of the 30th March. 1802, regulating trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes.
400.00
1784. Benjamin Knox. Seven horses, – - – - $665.00
Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Galphinstone.
1776. Six horses,  —-505.00
Allowed. Provided for by the treaty Shoulderbone.
.. 1,170.00
1793. Peyton F. Smith, deceased. One horse,
The statement of the claimant is defective, in not having set forth, that the original claimant, at the time of the loss, was a citizen of Georgia. The claim must be rejected.
200.00
1791-2. Benjamin Fitzpatrick. Two horses
Allowed. Provided forby the treaty of Coleraine.
. 200.00
1792. Bouth Fitzpatrick. One horse
Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Coleraine
. 60.00
1792. Rena Fitzpatrick. One horse
Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Coleraine. The claim for the horse lost in 1788 is rejected
130.00 70.00
1785. Michael Ellsbury. deceased. Two horses Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Galphinton. . $325.00
1793. James Smith. Nine negroes
Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Coleraine. The value of the property has been ascertained by reference to the claimant’s affidavit. made the 31st May, 1796, only three years after the loss of the property. which certainly furnishes a better criterion than the affidavits which were made so many years afterwards that it cannot reasonably he supposed that he retained as’ accurate a recollection of the value as at the period first mentioned. Whether damages, in the shape of interest, ought to be allowed, is a question which the President has reserved for his special decision.
. 3,150.00
1793. Elizabeth Munro. Two negroes
Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Coleraine. The value of the property is determined by reference to the affidavit of James Smith, made the 31st May, 1796, and for the reasons assigned by Mr. Smith. entered above.
. 600.00
1739. John Whitehead. Five negroes, valued at The charge of $500 for a negro killed, is rejected, because the treaty of New York only provides for the delivery of such negroes as were then in the nation. 200.00 1,500.00
1782. William Wiggins. 40 head of cattle $200, 3 horses $350 – - -
The number of horses, and the value of the property, have been ascertained by reference to the valuation of W. Wiggins, supported by two witnesses, made on oath in 1802, at which time it may be presumed they bad a better recollection of the property and its value than they could have had 18 years afterwards. The treaty having provided only for the delivery of property taken, the charge for the house and corn burnt is rejected. The sum allowed is provided for by the treaty of Augusta.
475.00 550.00
1793. John Miles. Two horses
Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Coleraine.
. 160.00
1793. Charles Martin, deceased. Two horses
Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Coleraine. The value of property has been ascertained by reference to the affidavit of the original claimant, sworn to in 1802 and supported by the evidence of two witnesses.
. 180.00
1793. Baily Harrell. Three horses,
Allowed. Provided for by the treaty of Coleraine.
. 270.00
1793. Abraham Miles, deceased. Two horses,
Allowed by the treaty of Coleraine.
. 300.00
1801. Moses Manning,  Two horses,
This is of the description of claims provided for by the treaty of Fort Wilkinson, concluded the 16th June, 1802. By the 2d art. of the treaty, S5000 are stipulated for the payment of such claims as originated subsequently to the treaty of Coleraine, and established agreeably to the act of Congress regulating trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes. The provisions of that treaty are yet in force. The claim is comprehended in the fifth class of excluded claims, referred to in the President’s instructions.
200.00

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