Harrison County, Kentucky, Clerk of Court's Office (Cynthiana, Kentucky). Deed Book 7 (1820-1821), pp. 337-38.
This indenture made this 8th day of August 1821 between Hezekiah Doan of Harrison County & Commonwealth of Kentucky and Patsy his wife of the one part & Robert Madison of the County and State aforesaid of the other part. Witnesseth that the sd. Doan for & in consideration of the sum of eight hundred and sixty one dollars 75 cents to him in hand paid, the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged, hath bargained sold aliened & confirmed & and by these presents doth bargain sell alien & convey unto the sd. Robert Madison & his heirs & assigns forever all the following tract of land to wit, :all that tract or parcel of land situate lying & being in the County of Harrison in the state afsd. on Mill Creek & boundaries as follows to wit:
containing Eighty five & three fourth acres, also one other tract or parcel of land situate lying & being in the County & State afsd. on the waters of Mill & Turin[?] Creek & bounded as follows to wit:
containing thirty acres called Oak land with all & singular the rights privileges & appurtenances thereunto belonging or in any way appertaining To have and to hold the above described tracts or parcels without incumbrance leet or molestation to the only proper use benefit & behoof of him the sd. Robert Madison his heirs & assigns forever. And the sd. Hezekiah Doan & Patsy his wife for themselves their heirs executors & administrators do covenant that they are lawfully possessed of an indefeasible estate in & to the above described premises & have just right & full authority to bargain sell & convey the same as aforesaid & they do forever defend sd. premises & the appurtenances unto the sd. Robert Madison & his heirs & assigns against the claim or claims of thence [i.e., them] the sd. Hezekiah Doan & Patsy his wife & against all other claims whatsoever the first described tract having been purchased at _____ dollars per acre & the second at three dollars per acre. In testimony whereof the sd. Hezekiah Doan & Patsy his wife have hereunto set their hands & seals the day & year first above written.
Hezekiah Doan [his X mark] [L.S.] Patsy Doan [her X mark] [L.S.]
Harrison County Clerk's Office Sct. August 21st 1821
This Deed of Conveyance from Hezekiah Doan & Patsy his wife to Robert Madison was acknowledged before me by the sd. Doan & Patsy his wife she being examined as the law directs relinquished her right of dower herein & was ordered to be recorded.
Att. H. C. Moore C.H.C.