M.F. Cox and Agness J. Cox, his wife, to R.D. Curtis Hopkins Co., KY Deeds Book 29 Page 353 This Conveyance made and entered into between M. F. Cox of the first part and R. D. Curtis of the second part Witnesseth that the Said M. F. Cox for and in consideration of the sum of Twelve hundred dollars five hundred and seventy five dollars in hand paid the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged _ three hundred and twenty five dollars to be paid the 25th Dir [Decr?] 1866, three hundred to be paid Decr 1867 Hath bargained and Sold to the said R. D. Curtis the following described tracts or parcels of land (towit) Two tracts of land lying in Hopkins County Ky on the waters of Brattons Creek and is divided into two parcels or boundaries the first of which is bounded as follows (towit) Beginning at Charles Murpheys South East Corner in James Hichlins(?) lines running South direction to Smiths Military Survey thence ____ west direction to Charles Murphys corner _____ thence with Said line to two white oaks Murpheys corner Thence to the Beginning containing 50 acres the Second tract is bounded as follows towit Beginning at a forked Black oak corner to Henry Parker(?) thence Couth 75 East 19 poles to a dogwood white oak and hickory bush thence thence [sic] South 15 West 102 poles to a dogwood and two black oaks thence North 75 West 19 poles to a Stake thence North 15 East to the Beginning containing twelve acres with their and each of their appurtenances To have and to hold Said tract or parcels of land with their appurtenances unto the Said R. D. Curtis his heirs and assigns forever the claim or claims of the Said M. F. Cox his heirs and assigns forever and the Said party of the first part for himself his heirs &c. covenant to and with the party of the Second part his heirs &c. that the title to the land hereby surveyed is and indefeasible inheritance in fee Simple and against the lawful claim or claims of any _ all persons whatever will forever warrant and defend by these presents. In Testimony Whereof the Said M. F. Cox and Agness Cox his wife who hereby relinquishes her dower in and to the land hereby conveyed have hereunto Subscribed their names this 11th day of October 1865. A lien upon the aforesaid land is retained until the whole of the purchase money is paid. M. F. Cox Agness J. Cox Kentucky Hopkins County } Sct I W. W. Cook Clerk of the County Court for Said County do certify that the foregoing deed from M. F. Cox to R. D. Curtis was produced to me Stamped as the law directs and acknowledged by M. F. Cox Oct 11th 1865 as appears from the endorsement thereon of ? James D.C. for Dick Littlepage Clk. Also acknowledged by his wife Angess J. Cox before me in uniform(?) of Law to be their act and deed and the Same together with this certificate hath been duly recorded in my office. Given under my hand this 16th day of March 1865 [or possibly 9] W. W. Cook clk.
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