Letter – Thomas Green – 1 May 1735

Document Type: Letter
Date: 1 May 1735
Correspondent: Thomas Green
Archive Source: TNA ADM 76 59
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Thomas Green &c on			L[or]d Darwentwater Lease

To the Honor[a]ble the Com[mission]ers of Inquiry

The Claim of Thomas Green and Thomas Howden both of Haydon in the County of Northumberland Yeom[an]s


That on or about the twenty ninth day of January one Thousand Six hundred Eighty three Your Claimants Fathers William Green and John Howden with one George Pescodd did agree with Sir Francis Radcliffe Grandfather of James Earl of Darwentwater lately Executed for high Treason that they the said William Green George Pescodd and John Howden should have a Lease of all the Lands then in their possession in Haydon in the said County of Northumberland for the Term of three years and on the Expiration of the s[ai]d three years then they the said William Green George Pescodd and John Howden were to have a Lease for the Term of Ninety nine years under the yearly Rent of Thirty two pounds payable halfe yearly at Martinmas and Penticost by Equal Portions and also twelve rent Hens and Six Fothers of Coales to be brought to Dilston And your Claimants further shew that their s[ai]d Fathers and the said George Pescodd during the time they lived and your Claimants after their Deaths ever since Quietly held and Enjoyed the same lands paying the said rent which  Said agreem[ent] is witnessed by Mark Stokoe John Pearson and Richard Hay<…>  who was Steward Agent for the said Sr. Francis Radcliffe.

      Therefore Your Claimants humbly pray that this their Claim may be duly Registered and they have such Relief herein as by an act of Parliam[en]t already made or hereafter to be made shall be ordered & directed.

      Thos. Green [signed]

      Tho Howden his mark

Signed in the pr[e]sence of us

      Wm. Marshall

      Thos. Potts 

A true Copy  Geo. Turbill Keeper of the Records &c.
Undated but assumed from context of the bundle in which it was filed to have related to been taken in the spring of 1735. 1 may assumed here.

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