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Document Number:0702009
Title:Lease for a Year
Date:18 October 1820
For Sale:52.00
Very good
Parchment : 1 sheet 50cm x 67cm with 2 wax seals, 2 signatures and revenue stamp
Summary of contents:
Benjamin Samson ROFE of Tenterden, Kent, Farmer
Henry LEIGH of Tenterden, Kent, Sadler
John MACE of Tenterden, Kent, Surgeon and Apothecary
Joseph MACE of Tenterden, Kent, Grazier

This is the first part of a contract of sale by Lease and Release in which Benjamin Rofe and Henry Leigh are selling property in Tenterden to John and Joseph Mace. It consists of a messuage with barn, stable and several pieces of land totalling 10 acres, bounded on the East by the Kings Highway.

We are told that Benjamin Rofe purchased the property in November 1819 and that Henry Leigh is acting only as a trustee for him.
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