1 1/3 pages, 8 1/4 x 10 1/4, in ink.
"State of South Carolina, Pendleton District, Know all men by these presents that John James in the state and District afore said, in consideration of Two hundred Dollars and Fifty, to me paid by David Durham of the State and place have granted, bargained, sold & released by these presents do grant, bargain, sell and release unto said David Durham, a certain tract of land situated in the District aforesaid on the waters of Brushy Creek waters of Salada River." Much more interesting content detailing this sale of land in the Pendleton District of South Carolina by John James. It is dated, signed and witnessed at the bottom of the document on the "Thirteenth January in Year of our Lord, One Thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty five."
The reverse of the document has the following content: "State of South Carolina, Pendleton District, Personally came David James before me the subscribing Justice and made oath that he saw John James make his mark acknowledge his seal and deliver the within Deed of conveyance for the within mentioned purpose and that Philip James and William Hammond was subscribing witnesses with himself. Sworn and subscribed to before me this 11th day of May 1826. David James, X his mark." Signed by J. Douthit, Q.U." Light age toning and wear. Boldly written and desirable antebellum South Carolina manuscript.
WBTS Trivia: The seller of the tract of land subscribed to in this deed of conveyance, John James, had two sons that fought in South Carolina units serving the Confederacy during the War Between The States.