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Abstracted from the American State papers; Public Lands: Volume 3; By: Candi Horton, 2006
1813 French Claims




Statement of claims founded on acts of Congress granting donations of four hundred acres each to 
heads of families, 
in the district of Kaskaskia, but which were not entered within the time required by law. 
The preceding claims appear to founded in justice, but have not been claimed within the time limited by law. 
Kaskaskia, January 18, 1813 Signed-Mich. Jones




Claim No. 2648 and 2672 (for cultivation of ground)
Original Claimant: Jean Baptiste Amlin
Present Claimant: William Arundel
Proof and Remarks 
He was head of a family in Peoria, from 1779 to 1799; that he died in said place. 
He planned corn and cultivated land at said place, and he died in 1799.
Note- This man has had confirmed to him a militia right 



Claim No. 2653 and 2673 (for cultivation of ground)
Original Claimant: Louis Chattelreau
Present Claimant: William Russell 
Proof and Remarks 
He was head of a family at Peoria, in the year 1783, and that he resided there until 1794. 
He cultivated about four acres of land in corn; and he was a farmer at that place from 1789 to 1794.
And with about 40 acres of land he built a house, horse mill, etc., thereon. 
Note- This man has had confirmed to him a militia right.



Claim No. 2556
Original Claimant: Jean Bapt. Jourdain
Present Claimant: Nicholas Jarrot
Proof and Remarks: He was head of a family at Peoria in 1783.



Claim No. 2660 and 2664 (for cultivation of ground)
Original Claimant: Jean B. Maittel
Present Claimant: William Russell
Proof and Remarks
That this man lived at Peoria, and was head of a family from 1779 until 1785.
He also cultivated about 4 acres of land in corn. 
About a mile below the old fort at a place called the Little Strait;
and that he went as a captain in an expedition commanded by Montgomery in the year 1780. 
Note: This man has had confirmed to him a militia right.

 


Statement of claims founded on acts of Congress granting donations of four hundred acres each for improvements, in the district of Kaskaskia, but which were not entered within the time required by law. The preceding claims appear to founded in justice, but have not been claimed within the time limited by law. Kaskaskia, January 18, 1813 Signed-Mich. Jones


Claim No. 2668
Original Claimant: Jean B. Chevry
Present Claimant: Nicholas Jarrot
Proof and Remarks: He was an inhabitant and cultivated ground at Peoria, about thirty years.

 


Claim No. 2669
Original Claimant: Jean B. Jourdain 
Present Claimant: Nicolas Jarrot
Proof and Remarks 
This man resided at Peoria and cultivated a farm on Mallet's river, and had a house and planted corn about the year 1783.

 

 

 

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