Letter – John Skelton to John Bell – 18 Dec 1793

Document Type: Letter
Date: 18 Dec 1793
Correspondent: John Skelton
Recipient: John Bell
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                                              Bretton  Decr 18 1793


By the Coach you’l rece the two Deeds of <R..> of the Westburnhope Tit[le] - Mr Beaumont is gone from Home

      I am Sir Yr very Ob Sert

            	Jno Skelton

No 2	Decr 2d 1687  - <Release>  Sr John Fenwicke or the one part to Edwd Burdett of Grays Inn in the County of Midx on the other part of All that Messuage Farne Tenement or <Sheepewalk> called Westburnhope and all Tythes &c

No4	Augt 14 1691  - Rcd: Edwd Burdett	 on the one part & Sr Wm Blackett on the other part of sd prem[is]es

Note - As the Deeds do not mention any particular quantity & the Map is recent may not some Enclosures have been made before which now constitute the 97 Acres - If so the Cons[iderati]on £140 is a Still Greater Price

Mr J Bell/ Hexham Abbey/ Northumberland

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