eleanor mcwhorter grant and survey in south carolina, 1765, 1775
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Eleanor McWhorter's South Carolina Grants and Surveys

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No.: 743; County: Mecklenburg; Name: McWhorter, Ellenor
Acres: 300; Grant No.: 314; Issued: Sep 26, 1766
Warrant No.: (blank); Entry No.: (blank)
Entered: Sept 3, 1765; Book No.: 17; Page No.: 337
Location: On Both sides Packolet river including her own improvements.
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Survey page with plat diagram
Survey for Elenor M.Whorter three hundred acres of land in Mecklenberg County on both sides of Packolett River including her own Improvements Beginning at a pine and Small hickory So. side of the River and runs S.o 50 E. 220 pole to a small hickory and Poste Oak Sapling Thence No 40 E 220 pole to a pine thence No 50 W 220 pole to a Poste Oak thence to the beginning. 3 Sept 1765.
Elenor McWhorter
300 Acres
Sept 3, 1765
John Portman & George McWhorter, Chainbearers
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Entry in deed book
Page 337
314
743
Elenor McWhorter 300 Mecklenburghe on
Both sides of Packolet river including her own improvements Beginning at a pine and small hickory So side of the river S.o 50 E. 220 pole to a small hickory and poste oak Sapling thence No 40 E 220 pole to a pine thence No 50 W 220 po. to a poste oak thence to the Beginning. dated 26 the Sept. 1766.
Wm Tryon
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Reproduced from document in South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia, S.C.
Grant
P. 65
[Printed:] SOUTH-CAROLINA
George the Third, by the Grace of God, of GREAT-BRITAIN, FRANCE and IRELAND, KING, Defender of the Faith and so forth, TO ALL TO WHOM THESE PRESENTS SHALL COME, GREETING; KNOW YE, THAT WE of our special Grace, certain Knowledge and mere Motion, have given and granted, and by these Presents, for Us, Our Heirs and Successours, DO GIVE AND GRANT unto [handwritten:] Eleanor M Whorter her
[printed:] Heirs and Assigns, a Plantation or Tract of Land containing [handwritten:]Three Hundred Acres (Originally granted to her in North Carolina) situate on both sides of Pacolet River, including her own Improvements, Beginning at a pine and small Hickory, south side of the River & runs S.o 50 E. 220 pole to a small Hickory and post Oak Saplin thence No 40 E 220 pole to a pine thence No 50 W 220 poles to a post Oak thence to the Beginning,
[Printed:] And hath such Shape, Form and Marks, as appear by a Plat thereof, hereunto annexed: Together with all Woods, Under-woods, Timber and Timber-trees, Lakes, Ponds, Fishings, Waters, Water-courses, Profits, Commodities, Appurtenances and Hereditaments whatsoever, thereunto belonging or in any wise appertaining : Together with Privilege of Hunting, Hawking and Fowling in and upon the same, and all Mines and Minerals whatsoever; Saving and Reserving, nevertheless, to Us, Our Heirs and Successours, all White Pine-trees, if any there should be found growing thereon; and also Saving and Reserving nevertheless, to Us, Our Heirs and Successours, One Tenth-Part of Mines of Gold and Silver only : TO HAVE AND TO HOLD, the said Tract of [handwritten:] three Hundred [printed:] Acres of Land, and all and singular other the Premises hereby granted unto the said [handwritten:] Eleanor M Whorter her
[Printed:] Heirs or Assigns for ever, in free and common Soccage. The said [handwritten:] Eleanor M Whorter her
Heirs or Assigns, yielding and paying therefor, unto Us, Our Heirs and Successours, or to Our Receiver-General for the Time being, or so to his Deputy or Deputies for the Time being, yearly, that is to say, on the Twenty-fifth Day of March, in every Year, at the Rate of Three Shillings Sterling, or Four Shillings Proclamation Money, for every Hundred Acres, and so in Proportion, according to the Number of Acres contained herein ; the same to commence at the Expiration of Two Years from the Date hereof. PROVIDED ALWAYS, and this present Grant is upon Condition, nevertheless, that the said
[handwritten:] Eleanor M Whorter her
Heirs or Assigns, shall and do yearly, and every Year, after the Date of these presents, clear and cultivate at the Rate of Three Acres for every Hundred Acres of Land, and so in Proportion, according to the Number of Acres herein contained; AND ALSO shall and do enter a Minute or Docket of these Our Letters-Patent, in the Office of Our Auditor-General for the Time being, in Our said Province, within six Months from the Date hereof; AND upon Condition, that if the said Rent, hereby reserved, shall happen to be in Arrear and unpaid for the Space of Three Years from the Time it shall become due, and no Distress can be found on the said Lands, Tenements and Hereditaments hereby granted; or if the said
[handwritten:] Eleanor M Whorter her
[Printed:] Heirs of Assigns shall neglect to clear and cultivate yearly and every Year, at the Rate of Three Acres of Land, and so in Proportion, according to the Number of Acres herein contained, or if a Minute or Docket of these Our Letters Patent, shall not be entered in the Office of Our Auditor-General for the Time being, in Our said Province, within Six Months from the Date hereof, that then in any of these Cases, this present Grant shall cease, determine and be utterly void, and the said Lands, Tenements and Hereditaments hereby granted, and every Part and Parcel thereof, shall revert to Us, Our Heirs and Successours as fully and absolutely, as if the same had never been granted.
Given under the Great Seal of Our said Province:
WITNESS [handwritten:] The Honble Will Bull Esq Lieut
[Printed:] Governour and Commander in chief in and over Our said Province of South-Caroling, this
[Handwritten:] Fourth [printed:] Day of [handwritten:] May
[Printed:] ANNO Dom. 177[handwritten:]5 [printed:] in the [handwritten:] fifteenth [printed:] Year of our Reign.
[Handwritten:] William [printed:] (L.M.S.) [handwritten:] Bull
[Printed:] Signed by his [handwritten:] Honor the Lieut [printed:] Governour in Council and hath thereunto a Plat thereof annexed, representing the same, certified by Tho. Winstanley [illegible].
[Handwritten:] John Bremar Deputy,
10th February 1775

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