1837 September 19: The Arkansas Gazette
A Stray Mare and Colt.
State of Arkansas, }
County of Pike, } Sct.
Township of Thompson }
Pursuant to an order to be directed, we have
this day viewed a stray Mare and Colt, shown
to us by John L. Barnes, said to find the same to be a
Sorrell Mare, about fourteen hands high, with
some scars on each side of her thigh, shod all around,
branded thus, __, on the near shoulder, a blaze in her face,
flax mane and tail, right hind foot white half way up to
her hock, and some white spots on her back, about nine
years old this spring; and the colt a year old this spring,
a bright bay, with a star in the forehead, left hind foot
white, black mane and tail; appraised at sixty dollars,
Given under our hands, this _th day of May, A.D.
John Jackson, }
Jesse Bittick, } Appr.
Sworn and subscribed before me, this 24th day of May,
John Hughes, J.P.
A copy. Test:
D. S. Dickon, Clk of P.C.C.
August 23d, A.D. 1837.