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Document Number:0503089
Title:Lease for a year
Date:01 February 1779
Price:38.00
Condition:
Poor. Unfortunately, the wax seal(s) and revenue stamp have been cut off. Otherwise the document is complete but quite grubby and discoloured - not too bad for its age really.
Physical description:
Parchment : 1 sheet 35cm x 54cm
Summary of contents
PARTIES
Joseph Cooper of Eccleshall, Staffordshire, Timber Merchant.
William Stevenson of Biana (?), Staffordshire, Gentleman.

SUBJECT
Joseph Cooper gives a Lease for a year to William Stevenson at a rent of a peppercorn on property in the town of Eccleshall. It is a parcel of land on meadow ground called The Paddock containing three-quarters of an acre.
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