~~ Your FamilyChest Document ~~

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Document Number:0506110
Date:22 February 1853
For Sale:75.00
Very good.
Parchment : 2 sheets 60cm x 71cm with 1 wax seal, revenue stamps and a small plan of the property on the reverse of the second sheet.
Summary of contents:
Joseph MESSENGER of Folkestone, Kent. Architect.
John Bennett TOLPUTT of Folkestone, Kent. Timber Merchant.

Joseph Messenger is giving a 99 year lease on property in Folkestone to John Tolputt. The rent is 1 peppercorn for the first 9 years and 13 p.a. thereafter. We are told that this is "in consideration of the expenses of John Bennett Tolputt in erecting the messuage".

The property consists of a dwellinghouse newly erected by John Tolputt known as No. 1, West Terrace at West Cliff, Folkestone.
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