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  • Reference
      GB 205 LC000TN/6/9/1/46
  • Former Reference
      GB 205 WYL100/PO/8/I/46
  • Dates of Creation
      14 Feb 1622
  • Physical Description
      1 item

Scope and Content

1. The King.

2. Sir Arthur Ingram, knight.

Reciting articles of 22 Feb. 1615, 7 Jan. 1617.

Letters Patent 21 Jun 1619.

Now (2) becomes sole crown lessee of the alum works in Yorks. and Dorset (tenants listed) for 13 years being the residue of the 21 and 19 year terms already concluded above, receives £15,000. In return (2) shall see that the alum house is erected by Christopher Thornton in Skelton and other repairs are completed, make annual account of 1800 tons of alum, not to exceed this tonnage without the Lord Treasurer's order. (2) will receive £10 a ton and may sell what is not paid for within 28 days repaying to the King any surplus. (2) may erect or demolish alum houses. (2) must pay the King £13 a ton of home vend and £5 a ton of foreign vend sold - penalty for illegal sale 40s. - per cwt. (2) to have monopoly of alum mining and searching and the gathering of kelpe with every assistance from the Justices.

With marginal headings.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Paper 59 pp. 1 sheet ? missing at the end.