Anthony Spencer, Memorial for 2 Tracts: 225 Acres in Colleton Co., SC & 200 Acres in Berkley Co., SC, 26 May 1733

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Spencer Anthony
for
425 Acres
Entered 24th May 1733 [24 May 1733]

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South Carolina
A Grant bearing date the twenty third day of July, in the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and eleven [23 Jul 1711] signed by the Honble. [Honorable] Robert Gibbes, Esqr. [Esquire] the late Governor of the late Lords Proprietors of this Province, and Charles Hart, Samuel Eveleigh Thomas Diston and Charles Burnham, Esqrs. the late Lords Proprietors Deputies; for two hundred and twenty five [225] acres of Land in Colleton County, on the north side of Combehee [sic: Combahee] River, bounding to the north east on a swamp and on all other side on Land not then laid out, granted under the broad Seal of this Province, unto James Bates, his Heirs and Assigns, under the yearly rent of one shilling per hundred acres as by the said grant appears which said two hundred and twenty five acres of Land was afterwards conveyed unto Anthony Spencer, by a certain Deed under his hand and seal which was lost and destroyd [sic] in the Indian war; but the said Anthony Spencer has been in the possession thereof this twenty years and upwards, and is still in possession thereof and is hereby required to be registered by me the said Anthony Spencer, the grantee, in pursuance of the Act.

As witness my hand this twenty sixth day of May Anno Domini 1733 [26 May 1733]

{signed} Anthony Spencer

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South Carolina
A Grant bearing date the twenty second day of July in the year of our Lord on thousand seven hundred and eighteen [22 Jul 1718] signed by the Honble. Robert Johnson, Esqr. Governor or the late Lords Proprietors of this Province, and Thomas Broughton, Alexr. [Alexander] Skene Francis Younge and Charles Hart, Esqrs. the late Lords Proprietors Deputys [sic] for two hundred [200] acres of Land, in Berkley County butting and bounding on all sides on Lands not then laid out granted under the broad seal of this Province, unto Mr. George Sterling under the yearly rent of one shilling per hundred acres as by the said grant appears, which said Plantation was afterwards sold and conveyed to Anthony Spencer of said Berkley County Cordwainer, and to his Heirs and Assigns for ever, by Ebenezer Singleton of Berkley County, and Mary his wife, by Deed bearing date the twenty fifth day of March, in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and twenty five [25 Mar 1725], and is hereby required to be registered in the Auditor Generals office, according as the Law directs.

Given under my hand this twenty sixth day of May in the year of our Lord, one thousand seven hundred and thirty three [26 May 1733].

{signed} Anthony Spencer

  • South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Microfilm ST0090. Memorial books (Copy Series). Series S111001, Volume 5, Pages 176–177.
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