Minutes – Thomas Matthew – 26 Jun 1725

Document Type: Minutes
Date: 26 Jun 1725
Correspondent: Thomas Matthew
Archive Source: LMA H09 GY A 8 1
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At a Committee met at the House of Thomas Matthew Clerk to this Corporation Saturday the 26th of June 1725 for inspecting the sate of the Agreements depending between Thomas Guy Esqr. at the time of his decease and Sir William Blackett Barrt. according to the order of the Court of Committees of the 28th of April and another Order of the Court of the 18th June instant

Present   Mr Lade in the Chair   Mr Lessingham   Mr Osborn

Mr Lade Reported that the Report of this Comm[itt]ee of the 3rd of May had been laid before the Court of Committees of the 5th of May last.

The several Minutes of the Court of Comittees appointing and directing the Proceedings of this Committee were read.

The Clerk acquainted the Committee that Mr Allgood Sir William Blacketts Agent and Mr Launcellot Allgood the Receiver of the Mortgage Estate had been with him and compared the Account which had been prepared by this Committee with the Consideration Sums of the Several Deeds & Agreements relating to Sir William Blacketts Mortgage and found them to agree.

Mr John Allgood and Mr Launcelott Allgood both now attended.

Mr Lade produced a Letter to him from Sir William Thomson concerning his claims relating to Sir William Blacketts Estate desiring the Clerk of this Corporation might come to him concerning that matter.


             That that the Clerk do attend Gilbert Horseman Esqr. touching the Deed formerly prepared in Mr. Guy’s life time for assigning Sir William Thomsons Securitys to the said Mr Guy and then attend Sir William Thomson in order to settle that affair and prepare proper Draughts for that purpose.


             That the Clerk do attend the said Mr Horseman touching the Securities for the Sum of Twelve thousand pounds Mr Guy agreed to lend Sir William Blackett and prepare a Draught of proper Conveyances for the Proceedings on the Mortgage

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