On 6 Jan 1786, Robert Breckinridge surveyed 2000 acres for Colonel William Christian that adjoined his Bullitt Lick tract, and also the 900 acre tract of Peter Shepherd. However, Nicholas Meriwether filed a caveat against Christian's claim on 9 Sep 1786, and it appears that Christian did not receive a deed for it. A drawing of the tract is shown here.
Surveyed for William Christian 2000 acres of land by virtue of an entry made on two treasury warrants No. 7358 & 7354 adjoining his survey at Bullitt's Lick. Beginning at a hoopwood, elm & hickory sapling on the bank of Salt River near & above Fort Nonsense & bounded as follows (to wit), N 55° W 370 poles to two white oak & hickory at the foot of knob, N 30° W 190 poles to two white oaks & beech, N 45° E 90 poles to a white oak, N 40° W 80 poles to two white oaks & hickory at a drain, N 13° W 360 poles to a gum, ash & dogwood at a small branch, N 75° E 80 poles to an ash & hickory, N 25° E 120 poles to a chestnut oak & two white oaks on a ridge, S 80° E 130 poles to a gum & beech, N 50° E 440 poles to two white oaks & gum near a branch of the blue lick run & on the north side thereof, corner to May & with his line, S 65° E 270 poles to a white oak, corner to said May, South 92 poles with said May's line to a chestnut oak & pine, S 89° E 79 poles crossing the wagon road & crossing May's corner to two chestnut oaks & white oak on a ridge, South 66 poles to four white oaks, corner to Joseph Brooks' survey of 200 acres, assignee of Allen & with his line, S 20° E 268 poles to three hickories in McGee's back line & with the same, S 55° W 60 poles to a red oak in Shepherd's line of his 900 acre survey & with it, N 37° W 225 poles to three elms, corner to said Shepherd & with his back line, S 53° W 248 poles to two hickories, N 10° W 300 poles to a red oak on a ridge, S 53° W 280 poles to a white oak, S 41° E 35 poles to a pine tree in Christian's back line of the lick tract & with the same, S 53° W 334 poles to the corner (a white oak), S 41° E 600 poles to three maples on the bank of Salt River & down the same with its meanders, S 25° W 72 poles, S 15° E 68 poles, S 20° E 70 poles &, S 24° W 50 poles to the beginning. January 6th, 1786. Robert Breckinridge, surveyor. Lindsay & Martin Williams, chain carriers.
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