Marlboro County, SC

Contributed by Jeanne Small


Know all men by these presents that we REECE LUKE and JOSEPH JONES of the 
District of Marlborough and State aforesaid, planters, for and in Consideration
of the Sum of one hundred dollars to me in hand paid by JOHN ROGERS of the
District and State aforesaid, planter, the receipt of which we do hereby 
acknowledge have granted, bargained, sold and released and by these presents
do grant, bargain and sell and release unto the said John Rogers all that parcel,
tract or Dividend of Land Containing forty eight acres, more or less, it being one
half of the tract of Land purchased by the said Reece Luke & Joseph Jones of
John Odom, the same being part of a Tract of Land containing three hundred acres
originally granted to Peter Smith by Deed of Grant bargain dated the 18th day of 
September, 17_3 by is Excellancy William Bull, Esq. Situate on Muddy Creek
in the District aforesaid and on the N.E. side of Great Peedee River and hath such
shape, form and marks as appears by a plat to the original Grant Annexed, it being
the lower half of the tract of land purchased by the said Reece Luke & Joseph
Jones of the said JOHN ODOM adjoining the River Swamp the said piece or tract of
land was originally granted to PETER SMITH and conveyed by said Peter to 
MATTHEW WHITFIELD by a Deed bearing date of December 17_7 and from 
the said Matthew Whitfield to MATTHEW DANIEL by a deed bearing date the
10 th November 1788 and from the said Matthew Daniel Conveyed to John Odom
by Deed bearing date the 21st September 1803 and from the said JOHN ODOM to 
the above Named Reece Luke and Joseph Jones by Deed bearing date the 28th day
of February 1805 and from the said Reece Luke and Joseph Jones to the above 
Named John Rogers by these presents to have and to hold all and singular the 
aforesaid parcel or Dividend of Land Containing forty eight acres more or less
together with all and Singular the 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 John
Rogers, his heirs and assigns forever and we do hereby bind ourselves, Jointly
and Severally, our heirs, Executors, Administrators and Assigns to Warrant and
forever defend all and singular the said premises unto the said John Rogers, his
heirs and Assigns against ourselves, our heirs and assigns and against all other
persons whomsoever lawfully Claiming or to Claim the same or any part thereof.

In Witness whereof we have hereunto set our hands and affixed our Seals this
19th day of March in the Year of Our Lord 1810 and in the thirty fourth and thirty
fifth year of the Independence of the United States of America.

Signed, Sealed and Delivered			Reece Luke   (his mark and seal)
in the presence of				
						Joseph Jones   (his seal)
ALEXANDER  (his mark)   MURRAY
SOUTH CAROLINA                  }	before me Thomas Evans, one of the Justices of 
MARLBOROUGH DISTRICT   }     the peace for the District aforesaid:

Personally Came James McNatt who on oath sayeth that he was present and  did see
Reece Luke & Joseph Jones sign, seal and deliver the within instrument  of Writing
for the use & purposes therein mentioned and that the name of James McNatt signed
thereto, is this deponent"s own hand writing and that he and James Murray signed as
Witnesses thereto in the presence of each other.

Sworn to before me                                  		James McNatt
this 24th July 1810

Thomas Evans J. P.

Recorded 11th Sept. 1810          Deed Book GG, page 81

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