This deed this day made by and between John N. Ross and Nancy J. Ross, 
his wife, of the first part and Eliza Cline, party of the second part, 
all of Carter County, Kentucky, witnesseth that in consideration of the 
sum of two hundred dollars $200.00 in hand paid the receipt whereof is 
hereby acknowledged, the party of the 1st part has sold and doth hereby 
sell and convey all that certain tract or parcel of land situated in the 
County of Carter State of Kentucky on the waters of Suire Lick Branch 
and bounded as follows, viz: Beginning on a ???? near the County Road on 
pine and black locust, thence N 42 E 118 poles to a small poplar and 
chestnut near a branch, thence S 50 E 40 poles to two white oaks and dead 
black oak, thence S 33 1/2 W 35 poles to white oak and poplar by branch,  
thence S 15 E 54 poles to a stake by a small ravine, thence with 
R. F. Ross line S 63 W 86 poles to the County Road and with or near it 
N 35 W 18 1/2 poles N 6 W 30 poles N 51 W 19 to the beginning, containing 
by survey fifty (50) acres with the appurtenances thereunto belonging unto 
him the party of 2nd part and his heirs or assigns forever snd the party 
of 1st part will forever warrant and defend the title of said land to him 
the party of the 2nd part, his heirs or assigns forever, against all claims 

In testimony said parties of the 1st part do sign and deliver this deed 
this the 20th day of March 1872.

									John N. Ross
  									Nancy J. Ross
 									   (her mark)

State of Kentucky
Carter County
I, William A. Everman, Deputy for E. P. Davis, Clerk of the Carter County 
Court in the State of Kentucky do certify that the foregoing deed of conveyance 
from John N. Ross and Nancy J. Ross, his wife, to Eliza Cline was this day 
produced to me in my office and was acknowledged by said J. N. Ross to be his 
act and deed for the purposes therein mentioned and the contents and effect of 
the said deed being explained to the said Nancy J. Ross by me separate and apart 
from her husband and thereupon declared