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Document Number:0412066
Title:Lease for a year
Date:12 April 1809
SOLD - transcription available: 8.00
Condition:
Poor. The ink has faded more than is usual, but is still legible throughout. There is a small hole of about 2 mm diameter in the middle, but this does not affect legibility.
Physical description:
Parchment : 1 sheet 41cm x 62cm with 2 wax seals and escutcheoned revenue stamp.
Summary of contents
PARTIES
James Bennett of Ferring, Sussex, Yeoman.
John Miles of Worthing, Sussex, Sawyer.
Edward Stanford of Worthing, Sussex, Taylor.
Richard Stubbs of Worthing, Sussex, Yeoman.

SUBJECT
James Bennett and John Miles are giving a lease for a year to Edward Stanford and Richard Stubbs on a parcel of land in Worthing, Sussex. The plot is 146 ft x 70 ft bounded by Warwick Street on the North side by lands called South Town on the South, and by a passage leading from Warwick Street to the sea on the East. The rent is the usual one pepper corn.
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