Deed of Release, John Norman and Richard Norman To William Norman, 23 Sep 1768

John Norman & Richard Norman
William Norman

South Carolina.
This indenture made the Twenty third day of September in the Year of our Lord One thousand Seven hundred and Sixty Eight [23 Sep 1768] and in the Eighth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the third by the Grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King Defender of the faith and so forth. Between John Norman and Richard Norman of Charles Town in the province aforesaid of the one part and William Norman of Beach Hill in Saint Pauls Parish in the said province Planter of the other part

Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of One thousand One hundred and thirty Seven pounds fifteen shillings [£1137-15s] Lawfull Current money of the province aforesaid to the said John Norman and Richard Norman or one of them by the said William Norman in hand well and truly paid at and before the Sealing and Delivery of these presents the Receipt whereof the said John Norman and Richard Norman Do hereby acknowledge and thereof and of and from every part and parcel thereof Acquit Release and Discharge the said William Norman his heirs Executors Administrators and Assigns They the said John Norman and Richard Norman have Granted Bargained Sold Aliened Promised Released and Confirmed and by these presents do fully and absolutely Grant Bargain Sell Alien Promise Release Convey and Confirm unto the said William Norman in his actual Possession now being by Virtue of a Bargain and Sale to him thereof made by the said John Norman and Richard Norman for one whole Year by Indenture bearing date the day next before the day of the date of these presents and of the Statute for transferring of uses into in Possession made of force in this province and to his heirs and assigns for ever [sic] All that Plantation or tract of Land of them the said John Norman and Richard Norman Five hundred and Fifty five [555] acres Situate Lying and being at Beach Hill in St. Pauls Parish in Colleton County in the province aforesaid and Butting and Bounding to the Northward on Land of Samuel Hamlin James Smith Archer Smith and Daniel Blake to the Eastward and Southward on Land of the said William Norman and to the Westward on Land of Susannah Perry and Sarah Finlay and hath such form and Descriptive Marks as Appear and are Represented in and by a Delineated Plan thereof hereunto annexed and made part of this Indenture

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In Witness whereof the said Parties to these presents have hereunto Interchangeably set their hands and Seals the Day and Year first above Written.

{signed} John Norman (LS)
{signed} Richard Norman (LS)

Sealed and Delivered In the presence of
{signed} Josiah Smith Junr
{signed} Geo. Smith Junr

Received on the day of the date of the within written Indenture of the within named William Norman One Thousand One hundred and thirty seven pounds fifteen shillings [£1137-15s] Lawfull current money of South Carolina being the Consideration money within mentioned to be paid by him to us Yearly Received by us

{signed} John Norman
{signed} Richard Norman

South Carolina }
Berkley County } SS
Appeared Josiah Smith Junr who made Oath that he saw John Norman and Richard Norman sign seal and as their act and deed deliver the written Instrument of Writing for the uses therein mentioned that he saw George Smith Junr subscribe his Name as a Witness with himself thereto and that the name Subscribed Josiah Smith Junr is his the Deponents proper hand Writing. ~~~ Josiah Smith Junr

Sworn to before me this 10th day of Octr 1768 [10 Oct 1768].
Fenwicke Bull, J.P.

Recorded & Examined this 14th day of October 1768 [14 Oct 1768]
Fenwicke Bull, Register

  • South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Microfilm ST0131. Conveyance Books (Public Register). Series S372001, Volume 3L, Pages 419-423.
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