"[Vellum Manuscript Indenture]",
Period: 1823 (dated)
Color: Hand Color
17.9 x 16.8 inches
45.5 x 42.7 cm
This vellum indenture, signed on July 17, 1823, recognizes the lease of a farm and adjoining lands to Sir George Cooke of Wheatley in the county of York and Bryan Cooke of Owston in the county of York. Sir George Cooke was the 7th Baronet of Wheatley Hall. The term of the lease is 21 years, at a yearly rent of 3 pounds and 10 shillings. The lease was granted by Lord Bishop of Lichfield and Coventry Dean and the Chapter of Durham, the Hon. James Cornwallis. The indenture includes a tax stamp and a 4" diameter wax seal.
Issued folding with minor toning.