Marlboro County, SC

Contributed by Jeanne Small

Know all men by these presents that I, REECE LUKE of the district & state aforesaid for 
and in consideration of one Hundred & five Dollars to me paid by JOSEPH JONES of the
District & State aforesaid have granted, bargained, sold and released and by these
presents do grant, Bargain, sell and release unto the said Joseph Jones all that 
parcel or Tract of Land Containing Fifty acres beginning on the N. Side of Muddy
Creek at a stake 3X Running N.W. 45__ 19 chains to a stake 3X Thence N.E. 46__
26 chains to a pine 3 _______ being the dividing line between the said Joseph Jones
and EDWARD TERRAL Thence S.E. 43__19 chains to a stake & pine 3X Thence
S.W. 46__26 chains to the beginning stake 3X being the back or North Part of a Tract 
of Land containing Three Hundred Acres whereas the Mill seat is situated and 
surveyed  for PETER SMITH , the Eighteenth day of October Anno Domini 
One thousand Seven hundred and sixty three and originally Granted to the said Peter Smith
by his Honor William Bull, Esq. Situate on Muddy Creek in the District and State
aforesaid and hath such buttings and boundings, shapes, forms and marks as is 
Represented in the platt to the original Grant Annexed, and was heretofore conveyed
from Peter Smith to MATTHEW WHITFIELD by an indenture bearing date the 
Seventh day of December One thousand and Seven hundred and Sixty seven and by
law conveyed to JESSE WILDS by an Indenture bearing date the tenth day of 
November in the year of  our Lord One thousand, Seven hundred Eighty six and from
the said Jesse Wilds  Con veyed to GEORGE WILDS by an Indenture bearing date
the nineteenth day of May in the year of Our Lord One thousand Seven Hundred and 
Ninety? one at which time from the last conveyance Jesse Wilds to George Wilds was
excepted therefore the said Fifty acres of land, and from the said Jesse Wilds  conveyed
to JOHN MCNATT by an Indenture bearing date the Eleventh day of August in the 
year of our Lord One thousand Seven hundred & Ninety five and from the said John
McNatt conveyed to the above named Reece Luke by an Indenture bearing date 
the fifth day of May in the year of our Lord One thousand Eight hundred and one 
together with all and singular the rights, members, hereditaments and appurtenances
to the said premises belonging or in any wise incident or appertaining.  To Have and
To Hold all and singular the premises before mentioned unto the said Joseph Jones
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 Joseph Luke 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 and Seal this Seventeenth day of March in the Year of our Lord
One thousand Eight hundred and ten and in the thirty fourth year of the Independence
of the United states of America.

Signed, Sealed & Delivered            		Reese (his mark)  Luke
in the presence of

John Rogers
James McNatt

Before me Thomas Evans one of the Justices of the Peace for the district aforesaid 
Personally appeared James McNatt who being duly sworn sayeth that he was present 
and did see Reece Luke sign, seal, and deliver as his Act and Deed the Within 
Instrument ________for the use & purposes within mentioned and this deponant
further sayeth that he and John Rogers signed as Witnesses thereunto in the
presence of each other.

							James McNatt

Sworn to & signed before
me this 23rd day February 1811

Thomas Evans, J.P.

Recorded the 15th April 1811           Deed Book GG, page l83

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