State & Military District Boundaries (1795)
An ACT concerning the boundary line between this state and the state of Virginia.
Approved on December 21, 1795, by the Kentucky General Assembly
WHEREAS it is represented to the present general assembly that several persons from the state of Virginia have made encroachments on the territory of this state, by entering thereon land warrants issued by the register of that state; and it is necessary that the line between this state and the state of Virginia should be established, so as to prevent any doubts in future respecting said line. Therefore,
SECTION 1. BE it enacted by the general assembly, That the governor of this state be, and he is hereby directed to open a correspondence with the governor of the state of Virginia relative to the said boundary line, and to appoint three commissioners, if to him it may appear necessary, or do whatever else may appear most proper for the permanent establishment of the said line, so as to prevent any doubts in future respecting it.
SECTION 2. And be it further enacted, That James Thompson and William Croghan be appointed to ascertain the head of Green river, and then to run the north east line of the military lands.
REF: “The Statute Law of Kentucky”, Vol. I., by William Littell, pgs. 348-349.