Articles of agreement

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(i) Rt. Hon. Robert, Lord Ridgeway, Earl of Londonderry in the kingdom of Ireland and Edward Hastwell of London merchant, Temple Whitfield of the same esq., Thomas Tooley of the same merchant, Bradwordine Jackson of Bolton co. York Baronet, Rt. Hon. Vere Booth spinster, William Attwood of Grays Inn esq., Anne Lincolne of London spinster, William Wallie of St. Martins in the Fields co. Middlesex esq., and Samuel Corbett of St Andrews, Holborn co. Middlesex, gent.

Reciting thet the Earl has leased for 21 years to the other parties shares (specified) in copper lead iron tin or other mines in Tormoon(?) co. Devon and in the demesne of Torwood and Illsham co. Devon. It is agreed to reserve one sixth dish to the Earl and to appoint an overseer to be elected by all parties. Provision is made for payment of a person to manage the mines or erect blowing houses, smelting houses or stamping mills.

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