Lease

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(i) Sir Thomas Egerton of Heaton, co. Lancaster, baronet.

(ii) Thomas Smedley of Bagilt [Bagillt] Hall, Holywell, co. Flint, smelter.

Piece of flat ground upon Pen y Ball, parish of Holywell, bounded on the north within seven yards and a half of a mine work called the Seven Stars (near Butlers Field: detailed bounds given), with liberty to dig for lead ore, caulk and calamine.

Term: 21 years.

Royalty: £1.10s. per ton of lead ore (round, small and smitham), 15s. per ton of caulk and calamine (various penalty royalties for concealing ore specified).

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