Bullitt County History

Michael Horine's 500 Acre Tract

On 4 Jul 1784, Baker Ewing led a survey team that surveyed 500 acres for Michael Horine that lay on the waters of Knob Creek. The survey was based on a treasury warrant originally issued to James Clark, who signed it over to Jacob Myers who then assigned it to Michael Horine who received his deed for this tract on 31 Aug 1787. The drawing shown here has been rotated to correct its orientation.

Survey

Surveyed July 4th 1784 for Michael Horine 500 acres of land on a treasury warrant No. 13309 entered 20 Dec 1783, situate lying and being in the county of Jefferson on Knob Creek a branch of Salt River to wit. Beginning at sugar tree, two beeches, running thence N. 30° E 140 poles to an ash and two sugar trees, thence S 60° E 60 poles to a red oak and dogwood, thence N 30° E 65 poles to an ash & beech, thence S 60° E 130 poles to a white oak, ash, and walnut, thence N 30° E 130 poles to a hickory & dogwood, thence N 60° W 348 poles crossing a branch to a hickory and two black oaks, thence S 30° W 350 poles to hickory and walnut standing in a line of Jacob Horine's survey of 500 acres running thence with a line of his S 60° E 110 poles to his corner and crossing his corner 40 poles to the beginning. Baker Ewing, surveyor. John Couts and Henry Crager, chain men. Michael Horine, pilot & marker.

Deed

Virginia Grant Book 13, pages 202-4
Beverly Randolph Esquire, Lieutenant Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia. To all to whom these presents shall come, greeting. Know ye that by virtue and in consideration of part of a land office treasury warrant numbers 13309 issued the 3rd day of August 1782, there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto Michael Horine assignee of Jacob Myers who was assignee of James Clark a certain tract or parcel of land containing 500 acres by survey bearing date the 4th day of July 1784, lying and being in the county of Jefferson on Knob Creek a branch of Salt River, and bounded as followeth, to wit. Beginning at sugar tree, two beeches, running thence N. 30° E 140 poles to an ash and two sugar trees, thence S 60° E 60 poles to a red oak and dogwood, thence N 30° E 65 poles to an ash & beech, thence S 60° E 130 poles to a white oak, ash, and walnut, thence N 30° E 130 poles to a hickory & dogwood, thence N 60° W 348 poles crossing a branch to a hickory and two black oaks, thence S 30° W 350 poles to hickory and walnut standing in a line of Jacob Horine's survey of 500 acres running thence with a line of his S 60° E 110 poles to his corner and crossing his corner 40 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 Michael Horine 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 31st day of August in the year of our Lord 1787, and of the Commonwealth the 12th. (signed) B. Randolph

Warrant


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