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Conditional assignment of mortgage, Newnham, Cambridgeshire

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1885

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The master and fellows of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, have recently leased the manor of Mortimers with its appurtenances to Mary Anderson of Cambridge, widow, for 20 years, and have granted her licence to alienate. Anderson owes William Tassell of Cambridge, merchant, #2,200, and she now assigns the above lease to Tassell for a nominal 10s at peppercorn rent, conditional upon repayment of principal and interest, nominally on 10 Nov next. Signed and sealed by Anderson, witnessed by Ann Fort and Chs Martindale, duty stamps. Endorsed with certificate by Tassell that the above-mentioned #2,200 forms part of #4,570 due to him on bond from Anderson, and that this assignment is a collateral security for the same, same witnesses. Further endorsed in pencil: 'Mortimers'.


  • 17 May 1786 (26 George III)

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1 item(s) (vellum) : vellum

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Presented by E.A.B. Barnard, F.S.A., April 1932

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