Lease

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Sir William Robinson to Christopher Sympsone of York, cordwainer. The 2 Short Favill Noakes in Foss Field, in the tenure of the said Chris Sympsone. Term. 21 years. Rent. £6 p.a. The lessee was to maintain the premises and not to plough or sow the land during the last 7 years of the lease. He was to be exempt from tithes due to Wm Robinson and all assessments except church and poor rates. Signed and sealed by Chris. Simson.

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