240 This indenture made and entered into between John N. Ross of the County of Lewis & State of Kentucky of the one part and amthew Maden of the County of Carter and State aforesaid of the other part witnesseth that for and in consideration of a tract of land ???ed by the aforesaid Mathew Maden to the said John N. Ross, the aforesaid Ross hath contracted, bargained and sold unto said Mathew Madden, his heirs or assigns a tract of land situated in the County of Carter on the waters of Tygart and being the same land whereon the Madden now lives and bounded as follows: Beginning at four white oaks corner to a survey granted to James Henderson, thence N 17 W 110 poles to two white oaks & a black oak N 33 E 78 poles to a black oak ???? and a hickory (all down) N 86 1/2 E 23 poles to two poplars & white oak S 38 E 83 poles to a dogwood N 24 1/2 E 38 1/2 poles to two small pines & a persimmon N 58 1/2 E 28 8/16 poles to a rock or set stone(?) thence with the lines of John Ratcliffs land S 29 1/2 E 33 1/2 poles to a small poplar by a branch, S 38 1/2 E 72 poles to a red oak and black oak on ridge, N 86 E 16 poles to two black oaks and white oak, S 20? E 43 poles to two black oaks S 69 E 61 poles to a black oak and gum, S 71 1/4 W 15 poles to a white oak and maple thence with David Gorman's lines S 75 W 41 poles to two white oaks S 14 W 68 poles to 3 dead white oaks, thence with a line of two hundred acres survey crossing Trough Camp Branch to two white oaks and an elm corner to William Millers land and with the lines thereof N 76 1/2 W 111 1/2 poles to two white oaks near the County Road, thence S. W. Scotts lines N 14 3/4 W 139 poles to the begining, by estimate 326 acres ?? the
The ambiguous call "thense with the line of 200 acres cross through Camp Branch to 2 white oaks
and an elm corner corner to William Miller's land" was interpolated to be a call of "S 40 W 45 poles".
The western boundary call of "N 17 W 110" corresponds to that same call in Deed Book B Page 283.
Submitted by: John W. Grace