Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Ambrose Coffee - 1779 Land Claim

From Kentucky Land Office website: (click image to enlarge)


We do hereby certify that Henry Field assignee of Ambrose Coffer [Coffee] is entitled to Four hundred acres of land in the district of Kentucky on account of the sd [said] Coffee residing in the country ever since the year 1775 and improving the land in the year 1777 lying on the waters of Licking on the Road that leads from Boon[e]sborough to the Salt Springs and that the said Henry Field, assignee, is also entitled to the preemption of one thousand acres of land adjoining his said settlement. Given under our hands at Harodsburgh this 4th day of November 1779.

Willm Fleming - Stephen Trigg - Edmund Lyne

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