Bullitt County History

Heirs of Alexander Miller - 425 Acres

On 10 Jan 1798, James Shanks surveyed 425 acres in Bullitt County for the heirs of Alexander Miller who obtained a deed for the land on 18 Mar 1800. This tract lay adjacent to that belonging to Jeremiah Tilford which had been originally surveyed for Thomas Carlane.


Survey

Surveyed for Alexander Miller heirs 425 acres of land in Bullitt County by virtue of a treasury warrant entered June the 2nd 1789 on the south side of Thomas Carlane's settlement and preemption. Beginning at a hickory and elm a corner of said Carlane's preemption, thence South 25° East 170 poles to three Chestnut Oaks on a point of a knob, thence North 69° East 400 poles to two chestnut oaks on the west side of a knob, thence North 21° West 170 poles to two sugar trees and red oak the southeasterly corner of Carlane's settlement and preemption, thence with Carlane's line South 69° West 400 poles to the beginning. January the 10th 1798. James Shanks, surveyor. Richard Simmons Sr. & Joseph Simmons, chain carriers. John Barnett, C.R.

Deed

James Garrard Esquire, governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, to all to whom these presents shall come, greeting. Know ye that by virtue and in consideration of a treasury warrant number __ and entered the second day of June 1780 there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto the heirs of Alexander Miller a certain tract or parcel of land containing 425 acres by survey bearing date the 10th day of January 1798, lying and being in the county of Bullitt on the south side of Thomas Carlane's settlement and preemption and bounded as followeth, to wit. Beginning at a hickory and elm a corner of said Carlane's preemption, thence South 25° East 170 poles to three Chestnut Oaks on a point of a knob, thence North 69° East 400 poles to two chestnut oaks on the west side of a knob, thence North 21° West 170 poles to two sugar trees and red oak the southeasterly corner of Carlane's settlement and preemption, thence with Carlane's line South 69° West 400 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 heirs of Alexander Miller and their heirs forever. In witness whereof the said James Garrard Esquire, Governor of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, hath hereunto set his hand and caused the seal of the said Commonwealth to be affixed at Frankfort on the 18th day of March in the year of our Lord 1800, and of the Commonwealth the 8th. (signed) James Garrard


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