Letter – Thomas Tempest to George Vane – 2 Apr 1666

Document Type: Letter
Date: 2 Apr 1666
Correspondent: Thomas Tempest
Recipient: George Vane
Archive Source: NRO ZCO VIII 1
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					Aprill Le 2d 1666

Memor:dm That the day, & the yeare above menconed Sr Thomas Tempest of Stelloe in the Countye of Durrham Barronett, doth demise, and to farme lett unto Sr Geo: Vane, his Execut[or]s, Administers, and Assignes, the stonestayth containing fower [4] keelroomes boundering Eastward upon the keelroomes of Ralp Jennyson Esq, on the West on Stelloe Landing place, and also fower other keelroomes lyinge in the Western Waggon Waye boundringe Eastward on Sr John Marleys Keelrooms, westward on a Keelroome of Mr Petr Madyson, and also one House now belonging to the sd keelrooms now in the possession of one John Pearson, & to have, and to holde, the same keelrooms, and house, to the sd Sr George Vane his Executors, Administers, and Assignes, from first day of Maye, wich was one thousand sixe hundred sixty, and thencefor, and during, the terme of one & twenty yeares from thenc next coming fully to be compleat, and ended, The sd Sr Geo: Vane payeing to the sd Sr Thos Tempest his heyrs, and Assignes yearly and every year during the sd terme for every keelroom in the sd Stonesteeth the summe of five pounds at Lammas, and also yelding and payeing, for every of the sd other Keelrooms, above demised, into the sd Sr Thomas Tempest the Summe of 4 pounds, at the 25: March, and nine and twentie[th] of Septer even, & equal portions yearly during the sd terme and also further payeing to the sd Sr Thomas Tempest yearly during the sd terme, at Martinmas in lieu of an hodghead, and a half of wine the  summe of eight pounds, and also further payeing yearly for the sd house the Summe of twenty shillings. And the sd Sr Georg Vane is yearly during the sd term to vend from the Colliery of Sr Thos Tempest called Bogglehole Collierie forty tenn of Coles, <acompting> forty foothe[r] to a tenn, at 3 L 10s a tenn, at the first day of June, the first day of Septer,, the first day of December, and the first day of March to be payde by even and equall portions In Witness whereof the sd Sr Thos Tempest hath hereunto sett his hand, & Seale, the day, and year first above written

	Thomas Tempest

Signed, Sealed, & delivered in the persone of

Robert Adde

Will Ward

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