Plat of 500 acres in Craven County on the Pee Dee River annexed to the original 40,000 acres orginally granted to Landgrave Robert Daniel. Names associated with this plat are Robert Daniel, Robert Gibbs, the Lords Proprietors, Thomas Broughton and Waring. Notable geographic locations include the Pee Dee River, Craven County [now in parts of Berkeley, Charleston, Georgetown, and Williamsburg counties], Sawhee, Beedee, and Georgetown District.
1000 acres granted to Elizabeth Jennings situated in Craven County about 14 miles above Lynch's Creek Ferry, about 3 miles below lands of Joseph Birch. Bounding to the SW on Pee Dee River, NW on John Stone's land, and on all other sides on lands not yet laid out. Names associated with this plat include A. Vanderhorst, Stone, Elizabeth Jennings, Elizabeth Raven, John Stone, George Pawley, Joseph Birch, Jasper St. John, Miniken and Hamilton. Notable geographic locations include the Pee Dee River, Craven County [now in parts of Berkeley, Charleston, Georgetown, and Williamsburg counties], and Lynch's Creek Ferry.
A cash book for Robert F.W. Allston for the years 1823-1843. The book includes account transactions conducted by Allston including payment of overseer wages, the hiring out of enslaved people, transportation, taxes, governesses, nurses, crops, sundries, and cloth distributed to slaves. This book also includes accounts between Allston and other individuals including the Estate of Charlotte A. Allston (primarily for the purchases of blankets, shoes, and cloth for enslaved people) and an account with Mary P. Jones. The last several pages of the book contain cash ledgers. Allston explicitly notes accounting related to Matanza Plantation, later known as Chicora Wood. Other account records do not explicitly state plantation sites.
Three photographs on page. Top left: Four women and a man on a sand dune at an unidentified beach. Top right: Three men stand on the steamboat Emma A. Twiggs on the Pee Dee River. Bottom: View across the Pee Dee River.
The Mouzon Plat Book surveys lands held by various individuals and families in Craven County [now in parts of Berkeley, Charleston, Georgetown, and Williamsburg counties], Colleton County and Berkeley County in South Carolina. Plats are drawn in pencil and ink. Book includes an index at the beginning and at the end are two pages of accounts and also lands to be resurveyed for the estate of Henry Mouzon Jr.
The Direleton Plantation Memorandum Book was kept by James Ritchie Sparkman beginning in the 1850s; changes in handwriting indicate additional authors and additional uses into the 1900s. The book contains slave records. Records includes slave births, slave deaths, purchases of slaves, sales of slaves, family seperation, measurements for clothing, distribution of blankets, and labor tasks. The book also contains lists of first and last names of agricultural workers after the American Civil War and figures, likely wages paid. There are account records kept for purposes of the Internal Revenue Services, Confederate taxes and bonds, personal and agricultural work purchases, and financial transactions with B.M. Grier, Eliza S. Heriot, Dr. R.S. Heriot, A.G. Heriot (with signed receipts), M.E. Heriot (with signed receipts), and G.A. Thorne. There are transactions with other plantations recorded including Cornhill Plantation, Northampton Plantation, and Birdfield Plantation. There is information on livestock, wines removed from the plantation, and rice sales.
161 acres of land southeast of Pee Dee River. Details include rivers, a canal, and trees. Names associated with this plat are Mackie and William Stitt. Notable geographic locations include Waccamaw River and Pee Dee River.
Plat of land laid out to Huggins of 58 acres situated on the NE side of Pee Dee River butting and bounding to the North on William Alston's land and to the south and southwest on unknown land. Names associated with this plat are Huggins, William Alston, Job Roshmahler and John Hardwick.
Copy of a plat of 765 acres of high land and swamp and 98 acres of swamp along Pee Dee River. Names associated with this plat are Colonel Powell, Saxby, Richfield, Wood Furman and Broughton. Notable geographic locations include St. George Parish, the Pee Dee River, Churning Crop Road, Richfield Plantation, and Georgetown District.