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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Minutes of a meeting of the Lords Proprietors of Carolina
Carolina. Lords Proprietors.
September 08, 1663
Volume 01, Page 55

[B. P. R. O. Colonial Entry Bk. Vol. 20. P. 14.]

8th Septr 1663.
My Lord Duke of Albemarle
My Lord Craven
Sir George Carterett
Sir Jno. Colleton.

Granted by deed to Sir Jno. Colleton & his heires for ever the 8th of Septr 1663 the island heretofore called Carlyle Island now Colleton Island lyeing neare the mouth of Chowane now Albemarle river contayneing in lenkth 5 or 6 myles in bredth about 2 or 3 myles he yeilding & paying yearely from the feast of All Saints for ever for all such landes as is in those parts esteemed plantable land one halfe penny per acre if all others that shall plant in Carrolina pay as much.