Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 1.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

Certificate of Survey for John K. Kincaid [1]

1835 March 24

Surveyed for John K. Kincaid, the following tracts of land 1st. The South East fourth of the South West quarter of Section 28. 2nd. A part of the East half of the South East quarter of Section 23---both in Township 18 North of Range 6 West. 1st. Begining at the South East corner of the same at a White Oak 12 inches in diameter bearing N 85 E. 17 Links White Oak 13 inches. S 66 W. 58 Links. Thence N 89 W 20 chains to a Burr Oak 11 inches N 59 W. 19 Links[.] Thence North 20 chains to a White Oak 12 inches S 27 W 55 Links. Thence S 89 E 20 chains to a White Oak 22 inches S 4 W. 51 Links. Thence South 20 chains to the begining.

2nd. Begining at the North East corner of the same at a White Oak 14 inches S 16 W. 78 Links White Oak 10 inches N 1 E. 66 Links. Thence N 88 W. 10 chains & 17 Links to a White Oak 24 inches S 76 E. 91 Links. Thence South 29 chains & 49 Links to a Lynn 14 inches S 51 E. 46 Links[.] Thence S 88 E. 10 chains & 17 Links to a Black Walnut 16 inches N 88 W. 32 Links. Thence North 29 chains & 49 Links to the begining. J. Calhoun S.S.C.

BY---A. LINCOLN

Annotation

[1]   ADS, owned by J. Kennedy Kincaid, Athens, Illinois. John K. Kincaid was a brother of Archibald whose land was located in the same general vicinity.