Varnod Letter - 1734. Click to See PDF of this Document. Pop-Up Window.

This is a closer view of the text written on the map by Samuel Stevens. This text reveals that John Stevens received a land grant for the town of Dorchester from the Lords Prioprietors in 1696. This text also confirms that the names on the map represent the owners of certain lots.

Plan of Dorchester, 1742, South Carolina Department of Archives and History, MB 9-17.

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