Bullitt County History

John Overall's 525 Acre Tract

On 15 Nov 1784, Isaac Cox surveyed 525 acres on the head of Long Lick Creek for John Overall that adjoined the lands of Garrard Briscoe. Overall received his deed on 18 May 1787.


Survey

Surveyed for a John Overall 525 acres of land in Jefferson County, 250 acres on treasury warrant number 6272 and 275 acres on part of the treasury warrant number 9580 as assignee of Thomas Whitledge lying on the head of Long Lick Creek and adjoining the lands of Garrard Briscoe and others. Beginning at [A] two hickorys & white oak at Long Lick Run, running thence North 35° E 240 poles to [B] two sugar trees at a small run, thence North 100 poles to [C] three chestnut oaks on point of a ridge, thence North 50° West 77 poles to [D] three white oaks, thence North 58° West 320 poles to [E] two white oaks on a run, thence South 10° West 210 poles to [F] a white oak & two beeches, then North 83° East 235 poles to the beginning. November 15th 1784. Isaac Cox, assistant surveyor.

Deed

Virginia Grant Book 13, pages 79-80
Beverly Randolph Esquire, lieutenant governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, to all to whom these presents shall come, greeting. Know ye that by virtue of two land office treasury warrants number 6272 issued the 20th day of June 1781, and 9580 issued the 5th day of December 1781, there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto John Overall a certain tract or parcel of land containing 525 acres by survey bearing date the 15th day of November 1784, lying and being in the County of Jefferson on the head of Long Lick Creek and adjoining the land of Garrard Briscoe and others, and bonded as followeth (to wit). Beginning at two hickorys & white oak at Long Lick Run, running thence North 35° E 240 poles to two sugar trees at a small run, thence North 100 poles to three chestnut oaks on point of a ridge, thence North 50° West 77 poles to three white oaks, thence North 58° West 320 poles to two white oaks on a run, thence South 10° West 210 poles to a white oak & two beeches, then North 83° East 235 poles to the beginning with its appurtenances to the said John Overall 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 18th day of May in the year of our Lord 1787, and of the Commonwealth the 11th. (signed) Beverly Randolph

Warrant


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