Fleming County, Kentucky
Deed Book B-2, p. 201-202
FHL Film #0343974, Part 1
3 Nov 1805
This Indenture Made the third day of November 1805 between Elijah Reeve Senior of the County of Fleming and State of Kentucky of the one part and Benjamin Reeve of the County and State aforesaid of the other part Witnesseth, That the said Elijah Reeve for and in Consideration of the sum of Fifty five pounds current money of the United States of America to him in hand paid by the said Benjamin Reeve before the signing and Sealing of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby Acknowledged, Hath granted bargained and sold aliened and Confirmed, and doth by these presents grant bargain sell alien and confirm unto the said Benjamin Reeve and to his heirs and Assigns forever all that tract or parcel of Land situate lying and being in the said County of Fleming and on the waters of Foxes Creek a branch of Licking it being part of a tract of Land of 30,000 Acres patented in the name of Littleberry Mosby Heir at Law to John Mosby Deceased and bounded as follows, to wit, Beginning at a White oak Standing on the East side of said Foxes Creek where the original line of said Survey crosses said Creek, Thence South ten West twenty poles, South thirty Nine West Sixteen poles, South Seventy five west forty poles, South Eight West forty poles, South fifty five west Sixty eight poles, South Twenty Eight East Thirty poles, Thence up rock lick Creek North forty five East Thirty poles, North forty Seven East Twenty One poles, North Eighty East Twenty one poles, South thirty seven East Twenty One poles, South fifty eight east Twenty poles, to a Sycamore Cherry and Elm Standing on the bank of Rock lick Creek, Thence North One hundred and Ten poles, to two white Oaks Standing in the Old line, Thence west One hundred and Twenty seven poles to the Beginning containing by estimation Two hundred Acres be the same more or Less.
To have and to hold the said two hundred Acres as aforesaid with all and Singular the Appurtenances to the said premises belonging or in any wise appertaining unto him the said Benjamin Reeve his heirs and Assigns forever, And the said Elijah Reeve doth for himself and his Heirs the Land and premises before described and every part and parcel thereof with the appurtenances unto the said Benjamin Reeve and his Heirs warrant and defend against the Claim or Demand of himsef (sic) and his Heirs and also against the Claim and Demand of all and every other person or persons whatsoever will and shall warrant and forever Defend by these presents.
In Testimony whereof whereof the said Elijah Reeve hath hereunto set his hand and seal the day and date first above written.
Teste Elijah Reeve L. S.
Fleming Circuit Sct.
I George W. Botts Deputy Clerk of the Fleming Circuit Court (being authorized by Law to receive and admit to record in said Office Deeds and other writings) Do Certify that the foregoing, Indenture of bargain and sale from Elijah Reeve to Benjamin Reeve, was this day produced before me proven by the Oath of Ammariah Bonnam Barnet Deuwitt and Spencer Reeve the subscribing witnesses thereto Annexed; And is together with this Certificate Duly Recorded in said Office; Given under my hand this 4th day of November 1805.
Geo: W. Botts, D.C.