Subject: DUTARQUE, THOMAS, HUGER, TART, GUERIN, JOHNSTON, MUSGROVE, GOODBY, LESESNE, JOEL, BONNEAU|
From: Elizabeth Russo
Date: April 29, 2000
From the SC Gazette, January 12, 1767: "On Wednesday the 11th of February next, will sold at public vendue, at the plantation of the late CAPTAIN JOHN DUTARQUE, deceased: "THE PLANTATION lately belonging to the said deceased, containing 350 acres, in St. Thomas's parish; buting to the south on lands of MR. ISAAC HUGER, to the west on lands of MR. JOHN DUTARQUE, to the north and to the east on lands of the said deceased: the said tract has a large quantity of as good rice and corn land as any in the province; and has on it a large dwelling house, two good barnds, out-houses, etc. "Also to be sold, one other tract of land, containing 400 acres, butting to the south and to the east on lands of Mr. ISAAC HUGER; and to the west and north on lands of the said deceased. The said tract is inferioir to none in the province for corn and rice, the greater part being uncleared. "Also another tract of pine land, containing 200; butting to the south on the above tracts, with a good reservoir on it, which would suit either of the above tracts. "Also 500 acres of pine land, in St. Thomas's parish, well timbered; butting to the north-west on Mr. EDWARD THOMAS's lands to the south-east on lands of MR. NATHAN TART. "Also 450 acres of pine land in St. Thomas's parish aforesaid; butting to the south on VINCENT GUERIN, to the west on lands of ROBERT JOHNSTON, and to the north on Messrs. JOHN MUSGROVE and JAMES GOODBY, east on lands of MR. JOHN DUTARQUE, jun. "Also 200 acres of pine land in the above parish; butting to the south on MR. JOHN DUTARQUE's lands, and to the west on MR. DANIEL LESESNE's land. "Likewise four other tracts of land, containing together 1650 acres, extraordinary good for corn, rice and indico, which will be sold together, or separte; said tract is known by the name of Oak Ridge. "At the same time will be sold, the personal estate of the said deceased, consisting of about 50 valuable slaves, amongst whom are good sawyers, squarers, a jobbing carpenter and cooper, handy boys and girls, household furniture, about 200 head of tame cattle, amongst which are fifty head of oxen, some sheep, hogs, plantation tools, etc. "The conditions will be made known on the day of sale. "All persons indebted to said estate are desired to make speedy payment and those having any demands to bring them in properly attested. JOHN DUTARQUE, THOMAS JOEL, EXECUTORS HENRY BONNEAU "N.B. If the day of sale should prove rainy, the sale will be on the next fair day, and begin precisely at ten o'clock."
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