Memorandum of an enquiry taken at Thomas Reppingall’s house at Barnsley, concerning Thomas Sayle’s will wherein ï¾£100 was left to the poor people of Pontefract

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Recording the executors payment of the sum to the then mayor John Frank and to the vicar. The corporation had wrongly used the money to renew its charter. Order is given to repay the ï¾£100 within 20 days and that damages must be paid, (Ch26)