Bullitt County History

Michael Horine's 600 Acre Tract

On 6 Jul 1784, Baker Ewing led a survey team that surveyed 600 acres for Michael Horine that lay on a dividing ridge that leads from Salt River to the "bald hills" which were about 2.5 miles from Bullitt's Lick. The survey was based on a treasury warrant originally issued to James Clark, who signed it over to Jacob Myers who then assigned it to Michael Horine. This tract also adjoined a 400 acre survey done for Horine. He received his deed for this 600 acre tract on 21 Aug 1787. The drawing shown here has been rotated to correct its orientation.

Survey

Surveyed July 6th 1784 for Michael Horine 600 acres of land, 500 acres by virtue of a treasury warrant No. 13315 and 100 acres the residue of part of a warrant No. 13308 entered December 20th 1783. Situate lying and being in the county of Jefferson on a dividing ridge that leads from Salt River to the bald hills which said hills is about 2 1/2 miles from Bullitt's Lick, to wit. Beginning at a white walnut & sugar tree standing in a line of said Horine's survey of 400 acres, thence with a line of his due South 200 poles to his corner, thence new lines passing the corner the same course 100 poles to a white ash and red oak, thence due East 320 poles to two sugar trees, thence due North 300 poles to two ash trees, thence West 320 poles to the beginning. Baker Ewing, surveyor. John Couts and Henry Crager, chain men. Michael Horine, pilot & marker.

Deed

Virginia Grant Book 13, pages 282-3
Beverly Randolph Esquire, Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia. To all to whom these presents shall come, greeting. Know ye that by virtue and in consideration of two land office treasury warrants numbers 13315 & 13302 issued the 3rd day of August 1782, there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto Michael Horine a certain tract or parcel of land containing 600 acres by survey bearing date the 6th day of July 1784, lying and being in the county of Jefferson on a dividing ridge that leads from Salt River to the bald hills which said hills is about two and a half miles from Bullitt's Lick & bounded as followeth, to wit. Beginning at a white walnut & sugar tree standing in a line of said Horine's survey of 400 acres, thence with a line of his due South 200 poles to his corner, thence new lines passing the corner the same course 100 poles to a white ash and red oak, thence due East 320 poles to two sugar trees, thence due North 300 poles to two ash trees, thence West 320 poles to the beginning with its appurtenances to have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with its appurtenances to the said Michael Horine and his heirs forever. In witness whereof the said Beverly Randolph Esquire, Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, hath hereunto set his hand and caused the lesser seal of the said Commonwealth to be affixed at Richmond on the 21st day of August in the year of our Lord 1787, and of the Commonwealth the 12th. (signed) B. Randolph

Warrant


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