|~~ Your FamilyChest Document ~~|
|Title:||Articles of Agreement|
|Date:||27 June 1872|
|Fair. Foxed at the edges and with many pin-holes but complete and legible.|
|Paper : 2 sheets 33cm x21cm. The word 'copy' has been written in one corner of the first page, but the document appears to have the signatures of both parties.|
|Summary of contents:|
Israel THORNTON of Bradford, Yorkshire. Contractor
Samuel PEEL of Broadhead, Keighley, Yorkshire, Farmer.
Samuel Peel agrees to buy property near Keighley, Yorkshire for £320 from Israel Thornton. We are told that Israel Thornton bought the property in 1871 and is now selling it on while reserving the shooting rights for himself.
The property consists of a house and lands callled White Hall, near Keighley. A schedule lists various closes by name specifying the acreage of each. The total area is 19 acres.
[NB. The agreement refers to an attached plan, but unfortunately this has not survived. ]
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