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Letter from [Sir] George Booth [bart] to Lord Stamford. Henry Lees has bargained to take a lease from G.B. of lands belonging to the rectory of Ashton under Lyne [co. Lancs] for £229 17s 11d yearly. G.B. wishes to act in accordance with Lord Stamford's wishes and encloses copies of the correspondence between himself and Lees (now missing).

[Sir George Booth, 6th baronet, was appointed rector of Ashton under Lyne in 1758: see EGR4/1/11/4/1-2 above.]

Dated at: St John's Square, [London].