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Contributed by Jeanne Small

William LUKE to John DANIEL - 1790

This Indenture made the tenth day of September in the fifteenth  year of the
Independence of America and in the year of our Lord one thousand seven
hundred and ninety, between William Luke & Elizabeth his wife, in the county
of Marlborough in the State of South Carolina, School Master of the one part
and John Daniel of the county and state aforesaid, planter, of the other part
witnesseth that whereas his Excellancy William Bull, Esq. then governor of 
this State by deed of Grant bearing date the fifteenth day of September One 
Thousand Seven Hundred and Forty Three under the Great Seal of the State
for the consideration therein mentioned did give and grant unto John Luke, 
his heirs and assigns forever all that parcel or tract of land containing four 
hundred acres in the Welch (sic) Tract on Peedee River in the County and State 
aforesaid, having such shape, form and marked trees as appears by a Plat 
thereof unto the said Grant annexed, reference there unto being had may more
fully appear and whereas  by a bargain & sale the said John Luke did on the
second and third days of May one thousand seven hundred and firty-seven
Convey by Lease and Release of that date unto Joseph Luke, his heirs and 
assigns, his moity or one hundred and thirty three acres of said tract of land
taken of the upper part of said tract and was from him conveyed to William
Luke by heirship.  Now this Indenture witnesseth that the said William Luke
& Elizabeth his wife,  for and in consideration of the sum of one hundred 
and twenty pounds Sterling money to him in hand paid at and before the
Ensealing and Delivery of these presents the Receipt whereof is hereby
acknowledged have bargained, sold and by these presents  do Grant, bargain
and sell unto John Daniel, his heirs and assigns forever all that plantation or
part of a tract of land, containing one hundred thirty three acres taken of the
upper part of the said tract of Four Hundred acres Together with all & singular
the houses, out houses, yards, gardens, ways, paths, passages, liberties and 
privledges thereunto belonging or anywise appertaining to the premises hereby
granted and hereby intended to be hereby granted & the provisions and revisions
remainder and Remainders , Services, profits & benefits of the said one hundred 
and thirty three acres Land & all rights, claims, interests, securities relative to the 
same, To Have and To Hold the said tract of one hundred and thirty three acres
of land and other premises unto the said John Daniel, his heirs and assigns forever
to their only proper use and behoof & the said William Luke & Elizabeth his wife,
for themselves, their heirs, Executors & administrators & every of them shall
and will warrant and forever defend the above recited tract of land or part of a 
tract containing one hundred and thirty three acres of land and premises unto the
said John Daniel, his heirs and assigns forever against him the said William Luke
& Elizabeth, his wife, their heirs _____ every person or persons whatever in
Witness whereof the said William Luke & Elizabeth his wife hath hereunto set
their hands and seals the day and year first above written.

							William Luke      (his seal)

							 Elizabeth Luke   (her seal)


Signed, Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
Jesse Wilds
Peter Smith 
Susanna Smith


Sept. 10th 1790         ____________ of Mr. John Daniel one hundred and twenty pounds
Sterling money being the full consideration Sum for the within deed.

								     Wm. Luke    (his seal)

								     Elizabeth Luke  (her seal)

Jesse Wilds
Peter Smith 
Susanna Smith

South Carolina        )
Marlborough County    )	___ before me Thos. Evans one of the Justices of the peace 
                                                for the County  and State aforesaid personally appeared
				Peter Smith who being Duly Sworn sayeth that he saw 
				William Luke & Elizabeth Luke, his wife, sign, Seal and
				as their Act & Deed Deliver unto John Daniel the within
				Instrument of writing for the use ____ intent and purposes
				therein mentioned and that he saw Jesse Wilds and 
				Susanna Smith sign the same with him as Evidence.

				Sworn before me this 18 of Sept. 1790

								Thom. Evans


Recorded the 10th of Sept., 1791

Deed Book AA, page 142					 

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