Metes and Bounds Description Detail

Detail

Description Type Source Acres Beginning Point
Allegheny County 1788 Creation shape act mouth of Flaherty's run, on the south side of the Ohio river

Map

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Courses and Distances

Note: This is an abstract, and not a transcription, of the description, which has been made to facilitate mapping that is not of surveying or engineering quality. Courses and distances have been converted to decimal degrees and feet, respectively, and some corrections may have been made. Users are cautioned to examine the original description.

Point Thence Course Distance To
1 by a straight line plantation on which Joseph Scott, Esquire, now lives, on Montour's run, to include the same
2 by a straight line mouth of Miller's run on Chartier's creek
3 by a straight line mouth of Perry's mill run on the east side of Monongahela river
4 up the said river mouth of Becket's run
5 by a straight line mouth of Sewickly Creek on Youghiogany river
6 down said river mouth of Crawford's run
7 by a straight line mouth of Brush creek on Turtle creek
8 up Turtle creek main fork thereof
9 by a northerly line until it strikes Puckety's creek
10 down the said creek Allegheny river
11 up the Allegheny river northern boundary of the state
12 along the same western line of the state
13 along the same river Ohio
14 up the same place of beginning

Change Measurement Units

Courses:  Degrees; Degrees & minutes; or Degrees, minutes, & seconds.
Distances:  Feet; Feet & inches; Rods; Rods & feet; Rods, feet, & inches; or Chains.

Event Links

Detail Type Description Successful? Date
View New County Allegheny County 1788 Creation yes Sep 24, 1788