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Title 72 Tradd Street / 74 Tradd Street
Object Type Deed
Scope & Content Compilation of original deeds, titles, and other documentation related to the transfer, sale, and ownership of 72-74 Tradd Street. Also includes blueprints and photographs. Spans 1765 to 1961, likely representing the entire history of the ownership of the double tenement up to 1960.

Book was created ca. 1960 by Thomas Thornhill who owned the house at the time. He received the documents from the previous owner (Eola Willis) at the time he purchased the house. Mr. Thornhill sent the documents to the South Carolina Department of Archives & History to have the damaged documents repaired and the plastic sleeves created.

A circa 1958 plat has been glued to the inside of the front cover. Photographs and a document outlining the Willis family ownership are glued to the inside of the back cover.

Documents are bound between two wood covers connected by four screws at the left edge. Front cover is hinged to enable access. Documents are enclosed in plastic sleeves that have been stitched on three sides. Some sleeves contain more than one page/document. Thirty sleeves total. Book measures 26.75" x 21" x 2" and weighs approximately 15 lbs.

Start Date 1765
End Date 1961
Subjects Historic buildings--South Carolina--Charleston
Land titles--South Carolina--Charleston
Deeds--South Carolina--Charleston
Search Terms Tradd Street
Physical Description Thirty sleeves total (some contain more than one document); measures 26.75" x 21" x 2" and weighs approximately 15 lbs
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Date(s) of Accumulation 1765-1961
Object ID # 2017.019.1