Payment to Croghan & Thompson 1798
An ACT allowing William Croghan and James Thompson compensation for running the line from the head of Green River to Cumberland Mountain, and for establishing said line.
Approved February 2, 1798, by the Kentucky General Assembly
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly, That William Croghan and James Thompson shall be allowed, for their personal services in running the line from the head of Green river to the Cumberland mountain, the sum of fifty pounds, to be divided between them; also the further sum of twenty-eight pounds twelve shillings, disbursed by them, for the expenses attending the same; and that the auditor shall issue his warrants on the treasury for the sums aforesaid.
SECTION 2. And be it further enacted, That the line aforesaid, as run by the direction of James Thompson and William Croghan, from the head of Green river to the Cumberland mountain, and which divides what is called the military reserved land from the balance of the state, is hereby established as the true line.
This act shall commence and be in force from and after the passage thereof.
REF: “The Statute Law of Kentucky”, Vol. II., by William Littell, page 182.