Assignment of Lease by way of Bargain and Sale

Scope and Content

Parties 1. Francis Oglethorpe of Cowlton gent.

2. Henry Milner of Castleford, yeo.

Reciting Lease, 20 Jan.1606/7, to 1. from Lodowicke Duke of Lenox for 21 years from 1605 at a rent of £7. 8s. 0d. a year of Cowlton Hall in the lordship of Temple Newsam with all appurtenances including a cottage and 3 a.3 r. of land late in occupation of Edmond Clough (except woods mines, quarries)

For a certain sum of lawful money the above premises were assigned to 2. together with all the interest which 1. had in the lease.

Signed by 1. Seal tag.

Witnesses (endorsed): John Shawe, Robert Shawe and Henry Blande [m]

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Parchment 22 x 11 polled