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Lease, Cambridge

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Doc.1896

Scope and Contents

In consideration of #30, John Forlow of Cambridge, gent, leases the 'lower room' of a tenement in the parish of All Saints, Cambridge, currently a post office and in the occupation of a Mr Pentris [?Ventress], to John Hovell of Cambridge, sadler, for 28 years at peppercorn rent. Signed and sealed by Forlow, witnessed by Charles Caesar, duty stamps. Endorsed: 'No 5'.


  • Creation: 24 Mar. 1800 (40 George III)

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1 item(s) (vellum) : vellum

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

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