On 28 May 1799, Adam Shepherd sold a lot of land to William Mockbee, the size of a Shepherdsville lot, but lying to the north of town and bordering the lot #89 he had previously sold to Michael Ryan. We calculate that this tract's northwest corner would be near the southeast corner of the intersection of Buckman Street and Highway 44 today.
Bullitt County Deed Book A2, Page 83
This indenture made this twenty eighth day of May in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and ninety nine between Adam Shepherd of the one part and William Mockbee of the other part, both of Bullitt County and State of Kentucky. Witnesseth that the said Adam Shepherd for and in consideration of the sum of sixteen pounds to him in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hath granted, bargained and sold to the said William Mockbee a certain parcel of land lying in said county on the south [north] side of Salt River, and bounded as follows, to wit: Beginning at Michael Ryan's upper corner, running thence North six and half degrees East one hundred and ninety eight and five-sixths feet to a stake, thence South eighty three and a half degrees East ninety nine and five-twelfths feet to a stake, thence South sixty and a half degrees West one hundred and ninety eight and five-sixth feet to a stake, corner of said Michael Ryan's, thence North eighty three and a half degrees West ninety nine and five-twelfths feet with said Ryan's line to the beginning with all its appurtenances. To have and to hold the said parcel of land with the appurtenances to the said William Mockbee and his heirs, to the only proper use and behoof of him the said William Mockbee and his heirs forever, and the said Adam Shepherd the said parcel of land with the appurtenances to the said William Mockbee and his heirs and assigns against the claim or all persons whatsoever doth forever warrant and defend. In witness whereof the said Adam Shepherd hath hereunto set his hand and affixed his seal the day and year first above written. (signed) Adam Shepherd
At a court held for the county of Bullitt on Tuesday .. day of May 1799, this indenture of bargains and sale from Adam Shepherd to William Mockbee was acknowledged by the said Adam Shepherd and order to be recorded. Teste Thomas Speed, Clerk.
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