|~~ Your FamilyChest Document ~~|
|Title:||Deed of Co-partnership|
|Date:||24 February 1836|
|Good conistent with age - although outside cover is very dusty especially along the folds|
|Parchment : 1 sheet 80cm x 60cm 2 wax seals signatures and revenue stamps.|
|Summary of contents:|
Joseph Burns of Sunderland, County Durham. Agent.
William Renton of Sunderland, County Durham. Millwright and Pounder.
Joseph Burns and William Renton are forming a partnership for 7 years to carry on the trades of cast iron and brass founders and also millwrights. Burns has a two-third share and Renton a one-third share. William Renton is to draw a wage of £1/15/-d per week, but Jospeh Burns does not draw anything. The partnership may be disolved on 3 months notice by either party. They will trade under the name of "Renton and Company".