Mortgage, Sutton, Cambridgeshire
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In consideration of £30, John Cawthorn of Hive End, Chatteris, yeoman, leases his 10 acres of fen or marsh ground in Sutton to William Nix of Chatteris, gent, for 1,000 years at no specified rent. Repayment date (with 5% interest) is 19 July 1844. Signed and sealed by John Cawthorn, witnessed by John Sewell of Chatteris, solicitor, and James Little Allam (?), of Chatteris, plumber and glazier, duty stamp. Signed receipt for the £30 on verso, same date. Enclosed is a letter dated 5 Dec 1844 from Sewell to Nix, concerning the recovery.
- 19 Jan. 1844
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Presented by E.A.B. Barnard, F.S.A., November 1931
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