Willis Carver to Coleman Fowler, 1840
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from Book 1, pages 482-83


82 acres on Choestoey Creek
State of South Carolina
Pickens District


KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS THAT I, Willis Carver of the State and District aforesaid in consideration of the sum of fifty dollars to me in hand paid by Coleman Fowler of said State and District. Have granted, bargained, sold and released & by these presents do grant bargain sell and release unto the said Coleman Fowler a certain tract or parcel of land containing, Eighty two acres more or less: laying on a branch of Choestoey Creek, waters of Tugalo River: Beginning at a pine x3 running thence S. 20 E. 52:25 to a pine x3 Thence N. 40 E. 37:50 to a pine x3 Thence N. 63W.40:00 to the beginning.

TOGETHER with all and singular the rights, members, herediaments and appurtenances to the said premises belonging or in anywise incident or appertaining to the said premises. TO HAVE AND TO HOLD all & singular the premises before mentioned unto the said Coleman Fowler his heirs and assigns forever. I do hereby bind myself my heirs, Executors, Administrators and assigns to warrant and forever defend all & singular the said premises unto the said Coleman Fowler his heirs and assigns against myself my heirs, Executors, Administrators and assigns and against every other person or persons whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the same or any part thereof. In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand & seal this ninth day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred & forty and in the sixty fourth year of the Independence of the United States of America.

Signed, sealed and delivered in presence of.

Robt. Fullerton.
Simpson Mosley
Willis Carver (L.S.)



I, Saml. Mosely one of the Justices of the quorum do hereby certify unto all whom it may concern that Harriet N. Carver the wife of the within named Willis Carver did this day come before me and after being privately and seperately [sic] examined by me did declare that she does freely, voluntarily and without compulsion dread or fear of any person or persons, whosoever renounce release and forever relinquish unto the within named Coleman Fowler his heirs and assigns all her interest and estate also all her right of Dower of in or to all and singular the premises within mentioned and released.

Given under my hand and seal the 1st day of June 1841--

(L.S.) Saml. Mosley, Q.U.
Harriet N. Carver



Simpson Mosley came before me and made oath that he saw Willis Carver sign and deliver the within deed to Coleman Fowler for the consideration therein mentioned and that Robert Fullerton with himself was a subscribing witness to the same.

Sworn to and subscribed before me the 31st day of May 1841--

Saml. Mosley, Q.U.
Simpson Mosley

Recorded the 7th day of June 1841 and examined by

W.L. Keith, C.C. & R.M.C.