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Auction 151, Lot 735

"[Vellum Manuscript Indenture]",

Subject: Indentures

Period: 1774 (dated)


Color: Black & White

19.3 x 13.8 inches
49 x 35.1 cm

This vellum indenture serves as testament to a one-year lease of a "messauage, burgage or tenement," signed October 10, 1774. The lease is between James Fisher and William Falkner. William paid four pence and three farthings for the tenement in King's Cliffe in the county of Northampton.


Condition: B

There are moderate stains at far left and top right, as well as a small hole at far left. There is a chip at top right with an old repair.

Estimate: $160 - $190

Sold for: $60

Closed on 11/19/2014