Copies of plats and plans, 1728-1800, circa 1820-1821


Encoded Archival Description

Biography or History: unspecified

Custodial History: unspecified

Acquisition Information: South Carolina. Surveyor General's Office.

Scope and Content: This series consists of a very large oversize volume of copies of plats of towns, townships, baronies, and other tracts. The copies were made by or under the supervision of Surveyor General Daniel H. Tillinghast beginning in about 1820. Originals of some of the plats are held by the repository, but others are not known to be extant.

Scope and Content: Plats and plans are scale drawings and show the scale to which they are drawn; acreage; boundary markers; natural features; improvements, if any; and the names of surrounding landowners. Roads, creeks, branches, swamps, and the like are named.

Appraisal Information: unspecified

Accruals: no

Arrangement: Series has no discernable order

Conditions Governing Access: none

Conditions Governing Use: none

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements: none

Other Finding Aid: Entire series indexed in the repository's On-line Consolidated Index to Multiple Record Series, 1675-1929. All personal names and geographic features on these documents are included. Plantation and barony names are indexed as topics, and the topical term "marshlands" was used when the plat indicated the granting of marshland.

Other Finding Aid: Access to the On-line Combined Index to Multiple Record Series, 1675-1929 is at: http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/

Location of Originals: South Carolina Department of Archives and History, 8301 Parklane Road, Columbia, SC 29223

Alternative Form Available: The entire series has been digitized, and the digital images are linked to index hits from the On-line Records Index on the repository's website. A reduced size copy of the volume made from the digitized images has been shelved with the volume.

Related Material: none

Bibliography: none

Other Descriptive Data: none

Processing Information: None


Encoded Archival Description - Identification

Unit Title: Copies of plats and plans, 1728-1800, circa 1820-1821

Accumulation:

Created:

Creator: South Carolina. Surveyor General's Office.

Physical Description: none

Language: English


Encoded Archival Description - Header

Identifier: s213187

Title Proper of the Finding Aid: Copies of plats and plans, 1728-1800, circa 1820-1821

Creation Date: 2015

Descriptive Rules: DACS


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Object Type: Collection

In Collection: Secretary of State

Copies of plats and plans, 1728-1800, circa 1820-1821
Copies of plats and plans, 1728-1800, circa 1820-1821