Lease

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(i) Most Hon. Richard, Marquess of Westminster.

(ii) William Keates of Greenfield Hall, Holywell, co. Flint, James Andrew of 18 Great George's Square, Liverpool, Edward Claudius Walker of Chester, lead merchant, and Edward Williams of Belle Vue, Wrexham, mine agent.

Mines of lead ore, lapis calaminaris and black jack in land in the township of Esclusham Above, parish of Wrexham, part of the lordship of Bromfield and Yale (map endorsed).

Term: 21 years.

Royalty: 15s. per ton of lead ore, one twentieth of all copper, and 1s. per ton of blend, calamine and black jack.

Endorsed: (1) 'South Minera'; (2) assignment to South Minera Lead Mining Co., 9 August 1861; (3) assignment to Adam Eyton of Llanerchymor, co. Flint, lead merchant, Peter Walker of Wrexham, co. Denbigh, brewer, Alfred Osten Walker of Chester, lead merchant, and Edward Williams of Elwy House, King Street, Wrexham, mine agent, 11 June 1874.

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