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{| class="FCK__ShowTableBorders" width="99%"|-| valign="top" | *[[Bath County, Virginia|Bath]] *[[Botetourt County, Virginia|Botetourt]] 
| valign="top" | *[[Craig County, Virginia|Craig]] *[[Greenbrier County, West Virginia|Greenbrier County, West Virginia]]'''''Plats For State Land Grants 1784-1868'''''
| valignThis series consists of recorded copies of plats for state land grants with their certificates of admeasurement or certification.  All personal names and geographic features on these plats are included in the repository's [http://www.archivesindex.sc.gov/onlinearchives/Search.aspx?br="top" | *[[Monroe County, West Virginia|Monroe County, West Virginia]1 On-line Index to Plats for State Land Grants]
|} The South Carolina Constitution of 1790 required the surveyor general to maintain offices in both the new capital at Columbia and in Charleston. The surveyor general began to use separate volumes for recording plats in his Columbia office in 1796. Before that, all plats were recorded in the set of volumes begun in Charleston in 1784. After 1796, most plats for land grants in the Upper Division of the state were recorded and filed in Columbia. The surveyor general chose to make the Columbia volumes a continuation of the state plat volumes begun in Charleston and gave the initial Columbia volume the number thirty-six to correspond with the number of the volume that had then been reached in the Charleston series. As a result, there are volumes numbered thirty-six through forty-three from each office, but the records in them are not duplicative.
<br>1. "The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America", 10th ed. (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002).
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