John Ferry surveyed a 300 acre tract for the heirs of Lynaugh Helm on 26 Nov 1797 based on an entry dated 1 Oct 1783. The heirs received their deed from the state on 17 Mar 1800. This tract was later sold to Joseph Brooks.
Surveyed for the heirs of Lynaugh Helm three hundred acres of land in Bullitt County on part of a treasury warrant No. 9579 entered October the first 1783 on the west side of Floyd's Fork adjoining a survey of 400 acres of James Garrett [378 acres of James Garrard] on the upper side and bounded as followeth, to wit. Beginning at [A] a beech and ash on the bank of Floyd's Fork and running up the same North four degrees west 60 poles, [B] north 30° East 44 poles to [C] a sugar tree and dogwood, thence leaving the fork North 30° W 18 poles to [D] a walnut a corner to Clear's preemption, thence with a line of the same North 45° West 175 poles to [E] a white oak and dogwood corner to said preemption, thence South 80° West 120 poles to [F] a poplar, thence South 8 1/2° East 286 poles to [G] a stake in Hynes' line, thence with his line North 35° East 86 poles to [H] a white oak and beech corner to said Hynes' and James Garrett's surveys, thence with Garrett's line North 80° East 134 poles to the beginning. John Ferry, surveyor. November 26, 1797.
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 part of a treasury warrant No. 9579 and entered the first day of October one thousand seven hundred and eighty three, there is granted by the said Commonwealth unto the heirs of Lynaugh Helm a certain tract or parcel of land containing three hundred acres by survey bearing date the twenty sixth day of November one thousand seven hundred and ninety seven, lying and being in the County of Bullitt on the west side of Floyd's Fork adjoining a survey of 400 acres of James Garrett on the upper side and bounded as followeth, to wit. Beginning at a beech and ash on the bank of Floyd's Fork and running up the same North four degrees west 60 poles, north thirty degrees East forty four poles to a sugar tree and dogwood, thence leaving the fork North thirty degrees West eighteen poles to a walnut a corner to Clear's preemption, thence with a line of the same North forty five degrees West one hundred and seventy five poles to a white oak and dogwood corner to said preemption, thence South eighty degrees West one hundred and twenty poles to a poplar, thence South eight and a half degrees East two hundred and eighty six poles to a stake in Hynes' line, thence with his line North thirty five degrees East eighty six poles to a white oak and beech corner to said Hynes' and James Garrett's surveys, thence with Garrett's line north eighty degrees East one hundred and thirty four 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 Lynaugh Helm and their heirs forevere. In witness the said James Garraard 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 seventeenth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and of the Commonwealth the eighth. (signed) James Garrard
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