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Document Number:0710091
Title:Release and Indemnity
Date:27 September 1853
For Sale:70.00
Condition:
Very good
Description:
Parchment : 3 sheets 63cm x 80cm with 8 wax seals, 6 signatures and revenue stamps. A second indenture of 1859 has been added on the back of the third sheet.
Summary of contents:
PARTIES
David DICK of Lee, Lanarkshire. Scotland. Gardener.
Margaret DICK his wife (formerly Margaret PIRRIE)
Charles McMILLAN of Carnwath, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Labourer.
Isabella McMILLAN his wife (formerly Isabella PIRRIE)
John MUIR of Hamilton Street, Carluke, Lanarkshire, Scotland. Wood Merchant.
Matilda MUIR his wife (formerly Matilda PIRRIE)
Henry BROWN of Bradford, Yorkshire. Woollen Draper.
John GLOVER of Bradford, Yorkshire. Stuff Manufacturer.
James COCHRANE of West Brook Place, Township of Horton, Parish of Bradford, Yorkshire. Esquire (deceased)

SUBJECT
The document relates to the will of James Cochrane who died in 1852 having appointed Henry Brown and John Glover as his executors. He directed that his real estate be sold and the proceeds divided between his 6 sisters - Elizabeth GILRAY, Mary AFFLEK, Jane WOOD, Ellen BAXTER, Margaret ALEXANDER, and Jannett PIRRIE and also the children of his brother Philip COCHRANE.

In this document the descendants of Jannett Pirrie are acknowledging that they have received their shares, which are each 1/36th of the total, and are releasing the executors from further responsibility.
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