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Document Number:0904002
Title:Counterpart Lease
Date:08 May 1863
For Sale:45.00
Fair. Has several small holes along the folds which look like rodent nibbling. Two words lost but can be easily guessed. Otherwise good.
Parchment : 1 sheet 55cm x 69cm with 1 wax seal, 1 signature and reveue stamp.
Summary of contents:
John COVENTRY o Burgate House, Fordingbridge, Hampshire. Esquire.
James MILLAR of Burgate Cottages, Fordingbridge, Hampshire. Surveyor.

John Coventry is leasing property in Fordingbridge to James Millar for 21 years at a rent of 5 per annum.

The property consists of Burgate Cottage with about 5 roods of land, marked as plot numbers 905 and 901 on the tithe map of Fordingbridge.

We are told that James Millar has already spent 300 on repairing the cottage.
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