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This Indenture made this twenty fifth day of Juine(sic) in the year of our Lord One Thousand seven hundred and Ninty eight and in the twenty secon(sic) year of the soverignty and Independency of the United States of America between Christopher Mothershed of Lancaster County and state of South Carolina of the one part and Thomas Pully of the County and State aforesaid of the other part. Witnesseth that for and in consideration of the sum of fifty pounds Sterling in hand paid by the said Thomas Pully it and before the sealing and delivering of these presents the receipt whereof is hereby acknowledged the said Christopher Mothershed hath granted bargained and sold aliend conveyed and (unreadable) and by these presents hath bargained sold and confirmed(?) unto him the said Thomas Pully all that Plantation or part of that tract of Land containing one hundred and thirty eight acres more or less lying and being in the (sic) and state aforesaid bounding on the east it being the part of three hundred acres of Land that was originially granted to Arthur Cunningham by letters patent under the great seal of province bearing date the thirteenth day of May one thousand seven hundred and sixty eight Reverence (?) being thereto had will more fully appear and it is now possession of said John Jet Mothershed the above mentioned plantation or tract of land of one hundred and thirty eight acres together with alt and singular the profits advantages enouements (unreadable) appurtances whatsoever to the said Hundred thirty eight acres of Land more or less belonging or in any wise appertaining and the reversion or reversions remainder and remainders R(unreadable) and profits thereof and also all the Estate right ___ interest possession property claim and demand either in Law or Equity which the said Christopher Mothershed hath or ever had to have and to hold the above said hundred an(sic) thirty eight acres of Land more or less above mentioned with the appurtenances and h (unreadable) to him the said Thomas Pully his heirs and assigns forever and him the said Christopher Mothershed for him his heirs Executors and Administrators shall and will Warrant and forever defend the above said hundred and thirty eight acres of land more or less as above mentioned from him his heirs and assigns forever In Witness whereof the said Christopher Mothershed hath hereunto sest his hand and this day and year above written.

Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of   ~              signature of Christopher Mothershed

Robert Barkley {Received of the within named
Edw Rains        { Thomas Pully fifty pounds sterling
Being the full consideration mony for promises
within mentioned Rec'd the day an year within written

Photocopy of deed


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