Benjamin Stevens, Memorial for Two Tracts (175.5 acres and 262 acres) in Beach Hill, Colleton County, SC, 31 Mar 1773

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S Carolina
Benjamin Stevens
175 1/2 acres

272 acres
Qt Rt 1/ Pro

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A Memorial exhibited by Benjamin Stevens to be registered in the Auditor Genls [General's] Office Pursuant to the act of Assembly in that Case made & provided

of a plantation or tract of 160 Acres of Land Situate in Colleton County on Beach Hill bounding Westward on Elijah Postells land Nward [Northward] on Danl [Daniel] Blake Eward [Eastward] on James Smiths land & Sward [Southward] on Wm. [William] Normans land but by a resurvey Containing 175 1/2 [175.5] Acres and after divers Mesne Conveyances became the property of James Smith and Conveyed by James Smith to Benjamin Stevens the Memst. [Memorialist] by deed of release bearing date the first day of Sepr 1770 [01 Sep 1770]

also of another tract of 260 Acres of Land but on a resurvey Containing 272 Acres of Land Situate in Colleton County St Pauls Parish at a place Called beach hill bounding Eward on lands purchased for the Ministry Sward on lands formerly belonging to Wm. [William] Bull Esqr [Esquire] and vacant Land Wward on Wm. [William] Burley & Nward on Joseph Summar [sic] Granted the 13th of Jany 1718 to Thos. [Thomas] Osgood and after divers Mesne Conveyances became the property of James Smith who sold and Conveyed the aforementioned 260 Acres of Land to Benjamin Stevens the Memst. by lease and release bearing date respectively the 27th and 28th days of August 1770 [27 Aug 1770 & 28 Aug 1770] Qt Rt. 1/ Pro [Quit Rent 1s Proclamation] Per 100 Acres

In Witness Whereof he hath hereunto set his hand the 31st day of March 1773 [31 Mar 1773]

Jacob Stevens

  • South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Microfilm ST0093. Memorial books (Copy Series). Series S111001, Volume 12, Page 145, Item 1.
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