Richard Downes, Memorial for 34.5 Acres, St. Paul's Parish, Colleton Co., SC, 07 Mar 1768

Richard Downes
34 & 1/2 acres
Qt Rt 3/ Stg or 4/ Pro money
Certified by Richard Lambton Deputy Auditor

[Main Text:]
A Memorial exhibited by Richard Downes to be Regd. [Registered] in the Auditor Office &c [etc.] of a plantation or tract of Land Containing 34 & 1/2 [34.5] acres Situate in Colleton County St. Pauls Parish bounded to the SW on Lands of George Evans to the W on William Normans & to the NW on Daniel Blakes Land & to the Eastward on Land belonging to Thomas Peter Deceased Survey Certified the 20th of Octr. 1767 [20 Oct 1767] and Granted the 20 day of Feby 1768 [20 Feb 1768] to the Memst. [Memorialist] at the Qt Rt of 3/ Stg or 4/ Pro money [Quit Rent of 3s Sterling or 4s Proclamation money] per 100 acres to Commence two years from the date.

In Witness Whereof he hath hereunto Set his hand the 7th day of March 1768 [07 Mar 1768]

John B. Girardeau DS [Deputy Surveyor] decd. [deceased] 16th March 1772 [16 Mar 1772]

{signed} Richard Downes

  • South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Microfilm ST0092. Memorial books (Copy Series). Series S111001, Volume 9, Pages 448–449.
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