By virtue of a precept to me directed by James St. John Esq. Surveyor General, &c [etc.] I have admeasured and laid out unto Joseph Norman a tract of land in Craven County, containing Nine Hundred [900] Acres, Butting and bounding to the Wrd [Westward] on lands belonging to Mr. St. Julian, and on all other sides on lands not laid out. And hath such shape and marked trees as are specified in the above delineated plat hereof.

Given under my hand this 10th of March 1731/2 [10 Mar 1731/2].

{signed} Wm. [William] Swinton, D. S. [Deputy Surveyor]

(Endorsement on the plat.)
The above named Mr. Thomas [not actually named above] (to whom the plat was delivered) says that Joseph Norman is dead, and that he is his brother-in-law: he also died intestate and without heirs. 17th Feby 1736.7. [17 Feb 1736/7]

{signed} E. L. Surv Genl [Surveyor General]

Query ~ If this plat be returned to the Secretary's Office.

  • South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Microfilm ST0040. Colonial Plat Books (Copy Series). Series S213184, Volume 3, Page 340.
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