Not dated, but entered in the year 1732.

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Proprietors to Benjamin Waring in the possessn [possession] of Thos [Thomas] Waring
575 acres
quit rent 1s p hundd [1 shilling per hundred] acres

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An Indenture bearing date the 17 day of March 1693 [17 Mar 1693] betwn [between] the Rt Honble [Right Honorable] William Earl of Craven Anthony Lord Ashley George Lord Carteret Sir Peter Colleton Barnt [Baronet] Seth Southel [sic: Sothel] Thomas Archdale and Thomas Amy Esqrs [Esquires] the late Lord Proprietors of Carolina of the one part and Benjamin Waring late of Berkley County in the said province Esqrs Deceased of the other part purporting to be a grant to the said Benjamin Waring & his heirs of seven Hundred [700] acres of Land lying and bound in Berkley County aforesaid above the head of Ashley River and butting to the northwest on lands late of Andrew Percival and to the SouthEast on Lands late of William Norman the Southwest on ponds of water and to the NE on Lands said not to be Laid out which said Indenture of Grant with the plat thereunto annexed is under the seal of the said province signed by the Honorable Thos [Thomas] Smith Govr [Governor] & Commissioner of the said late Lords Proprietors for selling of Lands in this province on their behalf the quit Rents thereon reserved being one penny of lawful money of England per acre every year on the twenty-ninth day of September [29 Sep] but the said quit rent paid afterwards reduced to twelve pence per hundred acres as by the following deed poll bearing date the 14 day day [sic] of October 1696 [14 Oct 1696] under the seal of said province reciting the aforesd [aforesaid] recited grant whereby John Archdale Esqr [Esquire] then Gov [Governor] and James Moore Jos [Joseph] Morton William Hawett the said late Lords proprs [proprietors] Deputies and Commissioners for selling of Lands in this Province by and with the consent of said Lords Proprietors for the consideration of fourteen pounds [£14] current Money of the said province paid the Lords Proprs Receivor for the use of the said Lords Proprs by the said Benjamin Waring did clearly exonerate, acquit, and for ever [sic] discharge the aforesd Benjamin Waring his heirs and assigns of & from the quit rent in and by the aforesaid Indenture reserved Yielding and paying therefore unto the said Lords proprietors on every first day of December which should be after the first day of Decemr 1696 [01 Dec 1696] the full sum of seven shillings [7s] in lieu thereof as by the said deed poll recorded in the secretary's office the first day of March 1696 [01 Mar 1696] by John Berrisford [sic: Beresford] then Registor doth appear Which said tract of Land is Descended and come to one Thomas Waring as eldest son & heir to the said Benjamin Waring who died Intestate and is now in the possession of me the said Thomas Waring Save that one hundred [100] acres part thereof have been sold & conveyed to John Stevens, and twenty five [25] acres thereof to Moses Norman so that there remains in my possession only five hundred & seventy five [575] acres, which is hereby required to be Registered by me Thomas Waring pursuant to the act in that case made and provided

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