This indenture made and entered into this 11th day of February
1856 by and between Zachariah Tyree Commissioner
appointed by the Carter County Court at the December term
1855 to make deeds to the heirs of George James deceased
according to the division of land(?) as reported by Commissioners
and Mrgaret James, M. E. James ("Mary Elizabeth (Ross) James??"), Emily James, ???? James, Mary
Vanlandingham & Rebecca Ross of the first part and Reuben Wilburn
& Celia Wilburn    his wife and daughter of George James
???? of the second part all of the County of Carter and
State of Kentucky. Witnesseth that for and in consideration
of the promises aforesaid the party of the first part has this day
bargainsed, sold an conveyed unto the parties of the second
part all that tract of land lying and being in the 
County and State aforesaid on the waters of Tygarts Creek
and bounded as follows to wit: Beginning at 3 white oaks,
a corner in the deed of Gabriel Scott to George James
thense south 65 west 35 poles to a stake in Strothers (?)
field (?) S22 E9 poles to a stake S29 E24 poles to a
stake S13 E26 poles  white oak, N64 E36 (?) to four small
white oaks, N6 1/2 E 22 poles to one white oak and
maple N48 E18 poles to a double Beach & two small
spruce pines on a cliff, N50 W40 poles to two white
oaks N21 E32 poles to one white oak and ash N30 W
28 poles to white oak and black oak and hickory
S70 W62 poles to two white oaks and a beach on a cliff
S15 E36 to 3 oaks S26 poles to 2 white oaks, N34
W47 (?) poles the beginning being lot No. 2 (?) and
survey 110 acres


To have and to hold unto them the parties of the second part and to their 
heirs and assigns forever as their portion of the real estate of George James 
deaceased, as decided and set apart to them by Commissioners appointed for that 
purpose and the party of the first part doth convey all the right, title and 
interest in & to the said land to the party of the second part that George James 
dec'd (?) had in and to the same and warranting and defending from all persons 
claiming through or by the said George James dec'd, but from none others in 
testimony whereof the party of the first part hath hereunto set his hand and seal, 

the day and year first above written.
							Z. Tyree (Com seal)

State of Kentucky
Carter County

I Elias P. Davis, Clerk of the Carter County Court, do certify that this deed from 
Zachariah Tyree, Commissioner to Ruben Willburn as produced to me in my office on 
the 13th day of February 1856 and the said Zachariah Tyree as Commissioner acknowledged 
his signature to be his ??t and deed(?) hand and seal for the purposes there in 
mentioned and the said deed together with this certificate is duly admitted to record 
in my office, given under my hand, this 20th day of September 1856.     	

E. P. Davis   Clerk