Carolina Land Grants, 1684 to 1688

26 March 1684

Grant from the Proprietors of Carolina of 3,333 acres to Mary Biggs. Signed, Craven, Albemarle, Bath (for Lord Carteret), P. Colleton.

11 July 1684

Lords Proprietors of Carolina to Governor Sir Richard Kyrle. Warrant for grant of lands to Thomas Ferguson, who is removing with divers other families from the North of Ireland to Carolina. Signed, Craven, Bath (for Lord Carteret), P. Colleton.

25 July 1684

Lords Proprietors of Carolina to Governor Sir Richard Kyrle. Warrant for a grant of land to William Thorogood. Signed, Craven, Bath (for Lord Carteret), P. Colleton.

14 April 1685

Lords Proprietors of Carolina to Governor Joseph West. Warrant for a grant of 500 acres of land to James Du Gué. Signed, Craven, Albemarle, P. Colleton.

14 April 1685

Lords Proprietors of Carolina to Governor Joseph West. Warrant for a grant of 300 acres of land to Isaac Fleury.

16 April 1685

Warrant of Lords Proprietors of Carolina for the grant of 600 acres of land to Charles Franchomme. Signed, Craven, Albemarle, P. Colleton.

17 April 1685

Warrant of Lords Proprietors of Carolina for the grant of 500 acres to Isaac Lejay. Signed, Craven, Albemarle, P. Colleton.

22 April 1685

Warrant of Lords Proprietors of Carolina for the grant of 3,000 acres of land to William Shaw.

23 June 1685

Warrant of Lords Proprietors of Carolina for the grant of 100 acres of land to Nicholas Languemar. Signed, Craven, P. Colleton, Tho. Amy.

30 July 1685

Lords Proprietors of Carolina to Governor Joseph West. Warrant for the grant of 3,000 acres of land, gratis. to Jean François de Genillat, the first of the Swiss nation, who has announced his intention of settling in Carolina. Signed, Craven, Tho. Amy, P. Colleton.

20 September 1685

Warrant of Lords Proprietors of Carolina for grant of 3,000 acres of land to James le Bas. Signed, Craven, P. Colleton, S. Sothell.

1 October 1685

Warrant of Lords Proprietors of Carolina for a grant of 1,000 acres to Andrew Perceval. Signed, Craven, P. Colleton, S. Sothell.

2 March 1686

Warrant of Lords Proprietors of Carolina for the delivery of three thousand acres of land to Josias Forrest. Signed, Craven, P. Colleton, Tho. Amy.

15 April 1686

Warrant of Lords Proprietors of Carolina, for the delivery of two hundred acres, sold to James Nichols, alias Petitbois. Signed, Craven, P. Colleton.

20 April 1686

Grant of the Proprietors of Carolina of five hundred acres of land to Charles Colleton. Signed, Craven, P. Colleton, Tho. Amy.

30 April 1686

Memorandum of Lords Proprietors of Carolina. A patent of Langrave was granted to John Price on this day.

30 August 1686

Grants by the Proprietors of Carolina of one hundred acres of land to Isaac le Grand, Sieur d’Anarville, and the same to Mr. James Le Moyne, they having each paid five pounds for the same. Signed, Craven, Albemarle, P. Colleton.

4 September 1686

Warrant of the Lords Proprietors of Carolina for the grant of three thousand acres of land to henry Augustus Chastaigner, Seigneur de Cramaké, and Alexander Thezée Chastaigner, Seigneur de Lisle. Signed, Craven, P. Colleton, Tho. Amy.

29 October 1686

Warrant of the Proprietors of Carolina for the grant of twelve thousand acres to Mons. John d’Arsens, Seigneur of Wernhaut. Signed, Craven, Albemarle, P. Colleton.

2 November 1686

Warrant of the Proprietors of Carolina for the grant of one thousand acres to Maurice Matthews, in consideration of his having purchased the lands from the Indians. Signed, Craven, Albemarle, P. Colleton, Thos. Amy.

7 December 1686

Warrant of the Proprietors of Carolina for the allotment of three thousand acres of land to James Mantell Goulard de Vervaut. Signed, Craven, P. Colleton, Tho. Amy.

7 December 1686

Warrant of the Proprietors of Carolina for the grant of twelve thousand acres of land to James Mantell Goulard de Vervaut. Signed, Craven, P. Colleton, Tho. Amy.

13 May 1687

Lords Proprietors of Carolina to Governor James Colleton. We have agreed to grant Mr. John Price forty thousand acres of land on certain conditions herewith transmitted to you. Signed, Craven, Albemarle, Bath (for Lord Carteret), P. Colleton, John Archdall, Tho. Amy.

13 July 1687

Order of the Lords Proprietors of Carolina for the grant of 626 acres of land to James Boyd. Signed, Craven, Albemarle, Bath (for Lord Carteret), P. Colleton, Tho. Amy.

14 July 1687

Order of the Lords Proprietors of Carolina. That the grant of land made to M.M. Genillac and Bruneau shall be a free gift. Signed, Vraven, Bath (for Lord Carteret), P. Colleton, Tho. Amy.

10 October 1687

Order of the Lords Proprietors of Carolina for the admeasurement of six hundred acres of land in Jameston precinct to Joachim Guillard. Signed, Craven, P. Colleton, Tho. Amy.

19 June 1688

Warrant of the Lords Proprietors of Carolina to Governor James Colleton, for the grant of 12,000 acres to Doctor Chritopher Dominick, he having paid £600 for the same. A rent of one penny per acre to be reserved. Signed, Craven, Bath (for Lord Carteret), P. Colleton.

Fortescue, J. W., ed., Calender of State Papers, Colonial Series (Volume 11), America and West Indies, 1685-1688, Preserved in Her Majesty’s Public Record Office (Vaduz: Kraus Reprint Ltd., 1964) First Published London: HMSO, 1898. pp. 611, 667 and 670; Fortescue, J. W., ed., Calender of State Papers, Colonial Series (Volume 12), America and West Indies, 1685-1688, Preserved in the Public Record Office (Vaduz: Kraus Reprint Ltd., 1964) First Published London: HMSO, 1899. pp. 29, 30, 32, 59, 71, 95, 100, 157, 173, 182, 233, 239, 270, 271, 298, 366, 397, 451, 561.

More information about land grants in the Carolinas can be found in the books:

Province of North Carolina 1663-1729 Abstracts of Land Parents
and:
Warrants for Land in South Carolina, 1672-1711

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