Bullitt County Deed Book B, Page 411-412
This indenture made the third day of November in the year of our Lord 1810 between Robert Martin and Nancy his wife of the county of Bullitt and Commonwealth of Kentucky of the one part and Benjamin Summers of the same county and commonwealth of the other part. Witnesseth that the said Robert Martin and Nancy his wife for and in consideration of the sum of $145 to them in hand paid before the sealing and delivery hereof, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, have given, granted, bargained and sold and by these presents do give, grant, bargain and sell, alien, release, convey and confirm unto the said Benjamin Summers, his heirs and assigns forever, a certain tract or parcel of land situate lying and being in the county of Bullitt, being a part of a tract of land purchased by George Reed of Edward Williams, and bounded as follows, to wit.
Beginning at John Hornbeck's northeast corner at three beeches, thence North 63 poles to two sugars and a beech, thence West 127 poles to a white oak, a beech and ash, thence South 63 poles to a bunch of mulberry scrubs, thence East with John Hornbeck's line to the beginning, containing fifty acres.
To have and to hold the said tract or parcel of land with all the appurtenances thereunto belonging unto the said Benjamin Summers, his heirs and assigns to his and their only proper use, benefit and behoof forever; and the said Robert Martin and Nancy his wife for themselves, their heirs, executors and administrators do covenant, promise and agree to and with the said Benjamin Summers, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns that they will forever warrant and defend the said tract or parcel of land with all and singular the appurtenances unto the said Benjamin Summers, his heirs, executors, administrators and assigns against them the said Robert and Nancy, their heirs, executors and administrators, and the claim or claims of all and every person or persons whatsoever claiming by through from or under them, but not against the claim or claims of any other person whatsoever; and in case the aforesaid tract of land should be lost and taken by any better claim the said Martin and wife agree that the said Summers shall have the benefit at law of a deed of general warranty given by George Reed to them the said Martin and wife, and that a suit or suits may be brought by the said Summers and prosecuted in their the said Martin and wife's names against said Reed. In witness whereof the said Robert Martin and Nancy his wife have hereunto set their hands and affixed their seals the day and year first above written.
[Deed was endorsed with the marks of Robert and Nancy Martin, and recorded in the clerk's office on 3 Nov 1810 by Frederic W. S. Grayson, clerk.]
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