Articles of Agreement

Scope and Content

(i) Dame Barbara Mostyn, widow of Sir Edward Mostyn late of Talacre baronet deceased, and guardian of Sir Piers Mostyn, an infant aged 6 (eldest son and heir of Sir Edward), Hon. Robert Lee of Lee Place co. Oxford esq. and Piers Mostyn of Greenfield esq. brother of Sir Edward executors in trust of his will.

(ii) Paul Panton of Bagillt esq. and Samuel Mostyn of Caulcot esq.

Agreed that Dame Barbara is to lease to (ii) mines of lead, caulk and calamine under a piece of ground 3 meers in length and 2 in breadth called the Ash Tree Work, worked for several years by (ii), lying in a tenement in the parish of Holywell formerly in the holding of John Kenrick and now held by Edward Jones of Pen y Ball farmer.

Term: 9 years.

Rent: 40s. per ton of lead ore and 15s. per ton of caulk and calamine.


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