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Tuesday, May 9, 2017

1770 Land Deed (Partial) Thomas Botewright, Sr. to his son Thomas Botewright, Jr.


This document is a 1770 indenture deed from Senator Thomas Botewright of Craven County.

Pre Civil War Land Deeds are extremely sparse for Chesterfield County, South Carolina so even these small fragments and snippets can be very enlightening when found.

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 Transcription:

This Indenture maid this 29th September in the year of Our Lord Christ one Thousand seven Hundred and seventy between Thomas Botewright Senr. Of the County of Craven in the Province of South Carolina of the one part and Thomas Botewright Junr. Of the same place of the other Part Witnefseth that the said Thomas Botewright Sen., for and in consideration of the sum of one thousand pounds Current money of the Province of South Carolina aforesaid to him In hand paid by the said Thomas Botewright, Junr. before the Ensealing and delivery hear of the Receipt where of he doth hereby acknowledge and him self to be there with fully satisfied Contented and Paid hath Granted bargained, sold, alien Empoff Convay and Confirm and by these Presents Doth freely and absolutely Grant, bargain sell alien, Enfeoff Convay and Confirm unto the said Thomas Botewright Junr. One Hundred acres of Land Lying on Thompsons Chreek <sic> beginning at the upper Part of the Sd Land being part of a large Survey Granted to Thomas Botewright, Senr. By his Excellency Thomas Boon Esqre Captain general governor and Commander over said Province and baring Date [remainder illegible or missing]

Lewis Boatwright Jr., b. 1798, the great grandson of Thomas Boatwright, Sr. married my 3rd Great Grand Aunt, Elizabeth Rebecca Davis
 




 
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[1] Spencer_Deeds_Indenture_Deed_from_Sen_Thomas_Botewright of_Craven_County-1770-09-20.pdf
[2] The spelling of Botewright today is – Boatwright.





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