Deed Conveyance, Moses Duke to Peter W. Rush
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Kershaw County, SC Deed Book N, pages 32-33
"Moses Duke by his Attorney Bartlett S. Duke to Peter H. Rush, Conveyance.
South Carolina,
Kershaw District.
Whereas Moses Duke of the State of Mississippi, by his Power of Attorney dated the 12th day of November 1833, and proved and Recorded in the same in the Probate Office of Lowndes County in Mississippi State, on the 13th November 1833 in Book 3, pages 224, 225 and 226, hath invested me with full power and legal authority to sell his lands in South Carolina, and make legal Deeds to the same. Now in pursuance of said authority on me thereby invested. Know all men by these presents that I Bartlett S. Duke Attorney as aforsaid, have granted, bargained sold and released, and by these presents do grant, bargain, sell, and release unto Peter W. Rush of Kershaw District Two plantations or Two tracts of land hereafter described for the sum of eighty two dollars to me in hand paid for by the said Peter W. Rush to wit, one tract, containing seventy acres more or less, part of a tract of four hundred and fifty acres granted to James Brown, situate on Bear Creek in the District of Kershaw, bounded to the South on Michelaus Watkins' land, to the West and North on John Black's land, which is a part of the original survey to Brown, on the East on lands granted to Elizabeth Shinn, now owned by Moses Duke. Also, one other Tract, a parcel of land, containing about fifteen acres situate in Kershaw District on Rocky Branch, a branch of Bear Creek, it being part of a tract, granted to Moses Duke of twenty three acres bounded to the North on Symth's now Thomas Salmon's land; on the West on said Peter W. Rush's land, on the South on the said Brown's tract; and on the East on a tract granted to Elizabeth Shinn, now Moses Duke's land: Together with all and singular the rights, members, hereditaments and appurtenances to the said premises belonging, or in any wise incident or appurtaining: To Have and to Hold, all and singular the premises before mentioned unto the said Peter W. Rush, his heirs, and assigns, forever: And I Bartlett S. Duke, attorney as aforsaid for Moses Duke do hereby bind the said Moses Duke, his heirs executes and administrators to warrant, and forever defend, all and singular the said premises unto the said Peter W. Rush, his heirs and assigns, against the said Moses Duke, his heirs and assigns and every other person or persons whomsoever lawfully claiming, or to claim, the same or any part of the same. Witness my hand and seal this seventeenth day of December, one thousand eight hundred and thirty three, and on the Fifty eight year of American Independence.
(signed) Bartlett S. Duke (seal) attorney for Moses Duke.

Signed, sealed, and delivered in the presence of us
(signed) Martha Mickle,
(signed) David Montgomery
Recorded 20th day of December, 1833.

South Carolina,
Kershaw District.
Personally appeared before me David Montgomery and made Oath that he was present and saw Bartlett S. Duke sign, seal, and also as his act and deed, deliver the within Deed, for the uses and purposes therein contained, and that he with Martha Mickle in the presence of each other witness the due execution thereof.
(signed) David Montgromery.

Sworn to before me, 19th day of December 1833,
(signed) Jos Mickle, J. P."

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