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Submitted ByDebra Clark

John Patterson
Deed - 23 March 1781



KY Grant BK 1, p. 165

23 Mar 1781

John Patterson

1000 acres Lincoln County, 645, 646

Treasury Warrant 4297

BENJAMIN HARRISON Esquire Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia To all whom these 
present shall come Greeting know ye that in consideration of the sum of four hundred 
pounds paid by John Patterson into the Treasury of this commonwealth there is granted 
by the said Commonwealth unto the said John Patterson a certain tract or parcel of 
land containing one thousand acres, Surveyed the twenty third day of March one thousand 
seven hundred eighty one, lying and being in the county of Lincoln on both sides of the 
hanging fork of the Dicks River, adjoining James Gilmore's settlement on the South East 
side being in part of a Treasury Warrant's number four thousand two hundred and ninety 
seven, four hundred and forty three and a half acres of which is bounded as followeth to wit.--

Beginning on Jackman's line at the Sycamore tree on the River bank thence North sixty five 
degrees. West one hundred and forty poles to a white walnut tree on the bank of the River, 
thence South twenty five degrees West four hundred and twenty poles crofsing (crossing) the 
fork to two hickorys on the top of a ridge, thence South sixty five degrees East two 
hundred poles to a beech tree, thence North fifteen degrees, East four hundred and thirty 
poles corfsing (crossing) the fork to the beginning, the Residue five hundred fifty six 
and a half acres, adjoining the above Survey in the northwest side and bounded as followeth to wit-

Beginning on his line at a hickory beech and sugar tree hence North sixty five degrees, 
West two hundred and ninety eight poles to a beech tree on the top of a ridge, thence 
South twenty five degrees, West two hundred and ninety eight and a half poles to an Ash 
tree and sugar tree, thence South sixty five degrees East two hundred and ninety eight 
poles to a sugar three in a Cain patch, thence North twenty five degrees East two hundred 
ninety eight and a half poles corfsing (crossing) the large hold the said tract or parcel 
of land with its appartenancee to the said John Patterson, and his heirs forever. In Witnefs 
whereaf the said Benjamin Harrison Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia hath, hereunto 
set his hand, and caused the lefser Seal of the said Commonwealth to be affixed at Richmond 
on the first day of September in the year of our Lord, one thousand, seven hundred and eighty 
two, and of the commonwealth the seventh.

Benjamin Harrison

Date: Sunday, January 25, 2004 12:00 PM