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Document Number:0502007
Date:19 May 1713
For Sale:99.00
Somewhat discoloured but otherwise very good and clearly legible for its age.
Parchment : 1 sheet 36cm x 60cm with 1 black wax seal and revenue stamp
Summary of contents:
Joseph Edmonds of The Holt, Parish of St Stephens, Hertfordshire. Yeoman.
John Barns of Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire. Mealman.

Joseph Edmonds is giving a 21 year lease on a cottage in Abbots Langley to John Barnes at a rent of 5 per annum.

The lease includes the liberty to draw water at the well of the farm house to "carry the same to the said cottage at all convenient times and seasons as often as need shall require".
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