Richard Norman, Land Grant for 400 Acres, St. Mathews Parish, SC, 26 Jul 1774

The text below is an abbreviated version of a longer document. The original 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.


GEORGE the Third by the Grace of God, of Great-Britain, France, and Ireland, KING, Defender of the Faith, and so forth, To all to whom THESE PRESENTS shall come, Greeting: KNOW YE, THAT WE of our special Grace, certain Knowledge and mere Motion, have given and granted, and by these Presents, for us, our heir and successours [sic], DO GIVE AND GRANT unto Richard Norman his heirs and assigns, a plantation or tract of land containing Four hundred [400] acres bounding North West on Benjamin Marion and William Greenland North East on Thomas Studifont South East on Rene Peyre and John Oliver South West on Gabriel Marion and John Hous.

Given under the Great Seal of our said Province.

WITNESS The Honble [Honorable] William Bull Esqr. [Esquire] Lieut. [Lieutenant] Governor and Commander in chief in and over our said Province of South-Carolina, this Twenty sixth Day of July Anno Dom. 1774 [26 Jul 1774] in the fourteenth Year of our Reign.

{signed} Wm. [William] Bull (L. M. S.)

Signed by his Honor the Lieut. Governor in Council

{signed} Tho: [Thomas] Winstanley P.C.C.

And hath thereunto a plat thereof annexed, representing the same, certified by
{signed} John Bremar
P. Dy Surveyor-General
May 11th 1773 [11 May 1773]

  • South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Microfilm ST0076. Colonial Land Grants (Copy Series). Series S213019, Volume 31, Page 573.
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