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Land granting

1663–1868

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  • Title Land granting
  • Coverage 1663–1868
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  • Keywords immense importance in establishing and shaping South Carolina, King Charles II granted the territory of Carolina to the Lords Proprietors, Headrights, an early version of homesteads, were the means of granting land according to the grantees’ ability to cultivate the land, Board of Trade greatly restricted land grants in 1772, virtually died out by 1878
  • Website Name South Carolina Encyclopedia
  • Publisher University of South Carolina, Institute for Southern Studies
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  • Access Date May 9, 2021
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  • Date of Last Update February 9, 2017
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