Marlboro County, SC

Lamuel BOYKIN to Hartwell AYER 1813

Contributed by Carol Boykin, 29 Nov 1997

Marlboro County, SC Deeds and Conveyances Bd. H, pg 49-50

State of South Carolina

Know all men by these presents that I LAMUEL BOYKIN of the State of Tennessee Planter for and in consideration of the sum of Eleven hundred dollars to me paid by HARTWELL AYER of the State aforesaid and District of Marlborough have granted bargained sold and released. And by these presents do grant bagain sell and release unto the said Hartwell Ayer his heirs and assigns forevever a certain tract of land containing five hundred and thirty three acres being part of four tracts of land. One for four hundred acres granted to THOMAS BROWN by his Excellency Benjamin Guirard bearing date Twenty first day of January one thousand Seven hundred and eighty five and from the said Brown to WILLIAM LYSTER by his Excellency Charles Pinckney the 7th day of February 1791 and conveyed from said Lyster to LAMUEL BOYKIN. Also one other which was granted to MILLS BOYKIN by his Excellency Charles Pinckney the sixth day of November 1797 the aforesaid Tract or parcel of land beginning at a gum in Cottinghams Branch and runing N.W. 88 degrees 17 chains 50 links Thence S.W. 53 degrees 27 chains to stake thence S.W. 23 degrees 11 chains to a stake in the pond thence S.W. 79 degrees 21 chains and 20 links to a small Sassafrass Thence N.W. 4 degrees 42 chains and 70 links to a stake in the old field Thence N.W. 73 degrees 29 chains to a post oak thence N.E. 33 degrees 26 chains to a pine stump Thence S.E. 74 degrees 3 chains & fity links to a stake Thence N.E. course with Robert Johnsons line to a stake thence S.W. 5 degrees 15 chains and fifty links to a stake Thence N.E. 71 degrees and 40 chains to the head of the aforesaid Cottinghams Branch Thence down with said branch to the beginning. Together with all and singular primesses belonging or in any wise incident or appertaing to have and to hold all and singular the premises before mentioned unto the said Hartwell Ayer his heirs and assigns forever And I do hereby bind myself my heirs Executors and Administrators to warrant and forever defend all and singular the said premises unto the said Hartwell Ayer his heirs and assigns against myself and my heirs and against every person whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the same or any part thereof. Witness my hand seal this 14 day of January 1813.

Signed Sealed and delivered} Lamuel Boykin (seal)
in the presence of us }
John Adams }
Wm.x(his mark) Gibson }

State of South Carolina } Personally appeared John Adams who
Marlborough District } Being duly sworn saith that he was present and
did see the within named Lamuel Boykin sign seal and deliver the within instrument of
writing to the within named Hartwell Ayer for the use and purposes therein mentioned and
that himselfand William Gibson in the presence of each other witnessed the due
Execution thereof
Sworn to and assigned }
Before me the 14 day of January 1813 } John Adams
Wm Pledger J.P }
Recorded the 25 of October 1813

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