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Document Number:0804025
Title:Transfer of Mortgage
Date:16 February 1850
For Sale:60.00
Good consistent with age
Parchment : 1 sheet 68cm x 51cm with 3 wax seals, 3 signature and revenue stamps
Summary of contents:
John PHILLIPS of Dawley Green, Dawley, Shropshire. Charter Master.
Matthew POWELL of Brand Lee, Dawley, Shropshire. Charter Master.
Thomas WILKES of Horsehay, Dawley, Shropshire. Bailiff.

The document begins by reciting that in 1839 Matthew Powell mortgaged a dwellinghouse at Brand Lee, Dawley, Shropshire, to John Phillips, for 70. Since then, Matthew Powell has paid off 20 from the mortgage, but the remaining debt of 50 is now being transferred to Thomas Wilkes.
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