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Bond to perform surrender, Chatteris, Cambridgeshire

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1706

Scope and Contents

John Brown, late of Chatteris, yeoman, stands bound to Thomas Smith of Chatteris, 'single man' in the sum of #140, to perform honestly and fully an absolute surrender of a tenement in Chatteris bearing even date, to the use of the said Thomas Smith. Signed and sealed by John Brown, witnessed by Mary Burridge (who makes her mark) and R Seeds, duty stamps. On the verso is a receipt for #70 from Brown to Smith, same date, 'being in full purchase money for the messuage or tenement, lands and premises within mentioned', same witnesses.


  • Creation: 4 Nov. 1741 (15 George II)

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1 collection (paper) : paper

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Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

The paper is considerably worn, particularly at the folds

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by E A B Barnard, FSA, November 1931

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