Letter – George Vane – 7 May 1663

Document Type: Letter
Date: 7 May 1663
Correspondent: George Vane
Archive Source: NRO ZCO VIII 1
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      May 7th 1663


At a general meeting of the Partners interessted in the grand land lease of Ryton Collyerie this day, wee whose names are heere underwritten are agreed that two of the numeber shall have instructions forthwith to endeavour to make an agreement with the now now present Bishop of Durham for a new Lease for three lives of the same Colyerie upon such convenient tearmes as the deputyd partys shall thinke fitt to consent to, and have cam[m]ission from the partners under their handes and seales to that purpose, and to the better effecting and securing our future interest, wee are resolved to surrender our interests as wee shall be best advised by Counsell

G Vane

Ralph Davison

 Thomas Bewicke

Ra: Jen[n]ison: for himselfe & Ptnrs

<J> fenwick

Petere Maddison

Ralph Grey for himself & mr <Davyes>

Richard Wright for self & ptners

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