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Assignment of lease indenture, Orsett, Essex

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.16

Scope and Contents

Whereas William Convers by indenture dated 14 February 1710 leased to Joseph Freeman certain property for a term of seventy-nine years at a peppercorn rent; and whereas by indenture dated 26 June 1720 Richard Freeman, of Stepney, Middlesex, son and heir of Joseph Freeman, for a certain sum assigned the lease to William Downing of Orsett; and whereas William Downing is since dead; William Downing of Orsett, in whom the property is vested, assigns the lease to Thomas Ruff of Orsett. Witnesses: William Hutton, Richard Cork. On the back is a receipt for the sum of money paid, signed by William Downing. Witnesses: the same. A seal is attached.

Dates

  • 9 Jan. 1746

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Extent

1 item(s) (vellum) : vellum

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought at the George Arnold Museum sale, Milton Hall Gravesend, lots 780 and 781, 5 June 1912

Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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