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Chickasaw Land Deeds

(Transcribed by Cindy Whirley Nelson)

This indenture made and entered the twenty-eighth day of May, eighteen hundred and thirty-six between Ihatin-cubby of the Chickasaw Nation in the State of Mississippi of the one part and John D. Bradford of the other part. Witnesseth that the said Iha-tin-cubby for and in consideration of the sum of one thousand and six hundred dollars to him in hand paid the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged hath bargained, sold, and conveyed and by those presents doth bargain, sell, and convey unto the said John D. Bradford two sections of land situated, lying, and being in Tishomingo County, State of Mississippi to wit: Section nineteen and thirty in township four of range eight part of the basis is entitled to under the treaty of the twenty-fourth of May eighteen hundred and thirty-four between the Chickasaw tribe of Indians and the United States to have and to hold the aforesaid premesis in fee simple to the only proper use and hehoof of the said John D. Bradford that the before recited land and bargained premises he will warrant and forever defend against the claims or claim of all and every person or persons what-so-ever in testamony where of the said Iha-tin-cubby hath hereunto set his hand and affixed his seal the day and date first above written.

Iha-tin-cubby x his mark

Colbert Moon

E.B. McDowell

We the undersigned chiefs do hereby certify that Iha-tin-cubby the ______? Claimant of land set forth in the foregoing deed to John D. Bradford is capable to manage and take care of his own affairs given under our hands this the twenty eighty day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand and eight hundred and thirty-six.

James Colbert x his mark

Iha-tin-cubby x his mark

Eros P. McDowell

Deed Record Book A (Corinth courthouse)

This indenture made and entered the twenty-third day of April, eighteen hundred and thirty-six. Lewis Roll No. 653 of Chickasaw Nation Indian of the first part and Edward Orne Trustee second part.

Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of one thousand and six hundred dollars by parties of second party to parties of first part. The party of first parth hath granted, bargained and sold by these present doth grant, bargain, and sell unto the parties of second part all his rights, titles, claims and ______> interest in and to a cartain piece of parcel of land sknown as Section number three and ten, in township five, or range seven east, situated in the said Chickasaw Nation in the limits of the State of Mississippi which has been alloted to the said party of first part as his reserve by virtue of provision of a treaty entered into between the United States of America and the said Chickasaw Nation of Indians in the twenty-fourth day of May one thousand eight hundred thirty-four to have and to hold the above granted and described premises with the appurtenances unto the said parties if the second part as joint tenanst and not as tenants in common and the survivors and suervivors of them and their assigns and assigns of such survivors or survivors and their heirs of such survivors for ever and the part of the first part doth hereby convenant for himself and his heirs to and with the parties of the second part to and will those that may repersent them as above set forth that he hath right to convey and that the premises aforesaid are free from encumbrance and that the title thereto he and his heirs will for ever warrant and defend to them and their aforesaid representatives against the claim of all persons what soever in testimony whereof the part of the first part hath hereunto affixed his seal the day and year above set forth, signed, sealed and deliverd in this presecnce.

I. Kemp

II. A. Barton

Lewis Roll “his mark”

Deed Book No. A, old Tishomingo County Records 1836, Corinth Courthouse.

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