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Document Number:0502082
Date:22 March 1769
Good, consistent with age.
Physical description:
Parchment : 1 sheet 50cm x 70cm with 1 wax seal and revenue stamp.
Summary of contents
James MUSTCHIN of Broadwater, Sussex. Shepherd.
Charles GILBERT of Lewes, Sussex. Gentleman.

James Mustchin appears to owe Charles Gilbert 50. We are told of an obligation for this sum which carries a further penalty of 100, but the debt is also being secured on this mortgage.

The mortgage is on a messuage and croft of land in the Parish of Sompting, Sussex, known as Michelbornes.

There is a curiosity that we are told of John GREENFIELD the younger of Steyning, Sussex, Sheriff Officer, who appears to be jointly liable for this debt even though 'the same being the proper debt of James Mustchin only'.

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