Moses Norman, Land Grant for 735 Acres in Colleton County, 23 Nov 1732

Note: The text below is abstracted from a longer document. The document contains handwritten information on a preprinted Land Grant form. Most of the printed boilerplate is legalese, so this transcription only includes pertinent (primarily handwritten) text.

Moses Norman
735 acres
Recorded the 5th Aug. 1737 [05 Aug 1737]

[Main text:]
WE…DO GIVE AND GRANT unto Moses Norman his heirs and assigns, all that parcel or tract of land Containing Seven hundred and thirty five [735] acres Situate lying and being in Colleton County in the Province aforesaid and butting and bounding on the East side of Salcacha [sic: probably “Salkehatchie”] River to the Westward on the said River to the Southward on Mr. Thomas Miles land and all other sides on land not laid out.
Given under the Great Seal of our said Province Witness Thomas Broughton Esqr [Esquire] Lieut [Lieutenant] Governor and Commander in Chief in and over over [sic] said Province of South Carolina this thirteenth day of July anno Domini 1737 and in the Eleventh year of our Reign.

{signed} Thomas (Seal) Broughton.

Signed by the Honble [Honourable] the Lieut Govr [Lieutenant Governor] in Council J. Badenhop [probably “Jesse Badenhop”] C.C. and hath thereunto annexed a plat representing the same tract of land Certified by James St. John Esqr. [Esquire] Surr. Genl. [Surveyor General] the 21st Augt 1735 [21 Aug 1735].

  • South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Microfilm ST0060. Colonial Land Grants (Copy Series). Series S213019, Volume 3, Page 15.
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