Memorial of Moses Norman, For 300 Acres In Colleton County, SC, 15 Feb 1732

Entd [Entered] 26 Apl 1733 [26 Apr 1733]

300 Acres quit Rnt [Rent]

1 sh [shilling] per 100 acres pr [per] annum

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A Memorial entred in the Auditors office by Moses Norman the 26th day of April 1733 [26 Apr 1733]

A Grant bearing date January the 13th in year of our Lord u[1] one thousand seven hundred and ten [13 Jan 1710], containing three hundred [300] acres, Butting & Bounding to the South Eastwards on Land Laid out to John Simmons and on the West on Land of Job Chamberlain [sic: Chamberline] & Richard Eagle, to the North on Land of Moses Graves & William Holmes, Situate in Colleton County, The rents thereon reserved to the Lords Proprietors being one Shilling per hundred Acres payable every first day of December a Memorial of the Said deed is required to be registered by me Moses Norman, pursuant to an act in that Case made and provided

In witness where of I the Said Moses Norman have hereunto Set my hand the 15th day of Feby 1732 [15 Feb 1732]

{signed} Moses Norman

Memorandum, In the Grant the Land is Said to be in Berkley County, but when the dividing line was run it proved to be in Colleton[2]

  • South Carolina Department of Archives and History Microfilm ST0090. Memorial books (Copy Series). Series S111001, Volume 5, Page 1, Item 1.

[1] Latin: ultimo mense (ult.). Literally, “in the last month.” Used in formal correspondence to refer to the previous month.
[2] This is useful information for identifying the location of the line between Berkley and Colleton counties, since the location of Beech Hill is reasonably well-known.
  • Last modified: 2019-12-12 18:56:18
  • by Ken Norman