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 ====== Memorial of William Godfrey, 656 Acres, Berkly County, SC, 17 Nov 1763 ====== ====== Memorial of William Godfrey, 656 Acres, Berkly County, SC, 17 Nov 1763 ======
  
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 South Carolina\\ South Carolina\\
-William Godfrey\\+**William Godfrey**\\
 656 acres\\ 656 acres\\
 Qt Rt 1/ Pro ''​[Quit-Rent 1-shilling Proclamation Money]''​\\ Qt Rt 1/ Pro ''​[Quit-Rent 1-shilling Proclamation Money]''​\\
 Certified by R. ''​[Richard]''​ Lambton Dy. Aud. ''​[Deputy Auditor]''​ Certified by R. ''​[Richard]''​ Lambton Dy. Aud. ''​[Deputy Auditor]''​
  
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-A memorial Exhibited by William Godfrey to be registered in the Office of his Majestys Aud. ''​[Auditor]''​ General, Pursuant to the acts of assembly in that case made & provided+A memorial Exhibited by **William Godfrey** to be registered in the Office of his Majestys Aud. ''​[Auditor]''​ General, Pursuant to the acts of assembly in that case made & provided
  
-Of a Plantation or Tract of Land, Contg ''​[containing]''​ 656 acres Situate in Berkly County on a place called Beech hill, bounding Eastwardly & Southwardly on Lands belonging to the Estate of John Norman Deced ''​[Deceased]'',​ Westwardly on Land belonging to the Estate of Thomas & Paul Jennings decd ''​[deceased]''​ & on land belonging to the Estate Dixton Dixton ''​[sic:​ repeated; also probably mispelled "​Diston"​]''​ decd lately the property of Doctr ''​[Doctor]''​ Samuel Stevens by virtue of a deed of sale from Rolins Lowndes dated the 5th day of September 1750 ''​[05 Sep 1750]''​. Who by his Last Will and Testament bearing date the 24th day of July 1759 ''​[24 Jul 1759]''​ appointed his Exors ''​[Executors]'',​ Samuel Stevens & Josiah Smith, to sell and dispose of the Same, who in pursuance of the Said Will did after giving due & Legal notice Sell the aforesaid Tract of 656 Acres of Land at Public Sale to William Godfrey the memorialist and highest bidder as by Indenture of Lease & Release bearing date the 1st & 2nd day of April 1763, will more fully and at large appear. Qt Rent 1/ Pro ''​[Quit-Rent 1-shilling Proclamation]''​ money pr ''​[per]''​ hundred acres.+Of a Plantation or Tract of Land, Contg ''​[containing]''​ 656 acres Situate in Berkly County on a place called Beech hill, bounding Eastwardly & Southwardly on Lands belonging to the Estate of **John Norman** Deced ''​[Deceased]'',​ Westwardly on Land belonging to the Estate of **Thomas** **Paul Jennings** decd ''​[deceased]''​ & on land belonging to the Estate ​**Dixton** Dixton ''​[sic:​ repeated; also probably mispelled "**Diston**"​]''​ decd lately the property of Doctr ''​[Doctor]'' ​**Samuel Stevens** by virtue of a deed of sale from **Rolins Lowndes** dated the 5th day of September 1750 ''​[05 Sep 1750]''​. Who by his Last Will and Testament bearing date the 24th day of July 1759 ''​[24 Jul 1759]''​ appointed his Exors ''​[Executors]'', ​**Samuel Stevens** **Josiah Smith**, to sell and dispose of the Same, who in pursuance of the Said Will did after giving due & Legal notice Sell the aforesaid Tract of 656 Acres of Land at Public Sale to **William Godfrey** the memorialist and highest bidder as by Indenture of Lease & Release bearing date the 1st & 2nd day of April 1763, will more fully and at large appear. Qt Rent 1/ Pro ''​[Quit-Rent 1-shilling Proclamation]''​ money pr ''​[per]''​ hundred acres.
  
 In Witness whereof he hat hereunto set his hand the 17th day of November 1763 ''​[17 Nov 1763]''​. In Witness whereof he hat hereunto set his hand the 17th day of November 1763 ''​[17 Nov 1763]''​.
  
-{signed} W Godfrey+{signed} ​**W Godfrey**
  
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