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No. III.

No. III.

An OBLIGATION, or Bond, with Condition for

the Payment of Money.

KAD all men by these presents, that I David Edwards

of Lincoln's Ion in the county of Middlesex, esquire, am beld and firmly bound to Abraham Barker of Dale' Hall in the county of Norfolk, esquire, in ten thousand pounds of lawful money of Great Britain to be paid to the faid Abraham Bara ker, or his certain attorney, executors, administrators, or asfigns ; for which payment well and truly to be made, I bind myself, my heirs, executors, and administrators, firmly by these presents, sealed with my feal. Dated the fourth day of September in the twenty-first year of the reign of our sovereign lord George the second by the grace of God king of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, defender of the faith, and so forth, and in the year of our Lord one thousand, seven hundred, and forty-seven.

The condition of this obligation is such, that if the abovebounden David Edwards, his heirs, executors, or adminiftra. tors, do and Thall well and truly pay, or cause to be paid, uhto the above named Abraham Barker, his executors, administrators, or assigns, the full sum of five thousand pounds of lawful British money, with lawful interest for the same, on the fourth day of March next ensuing the date of the above written obli. gation, then this obligation shall be void and of none effect, or else shall be and remain in full force and virtue.

David Edwards. (L. S.)

Sealed, and delivered, being

firft duly stamped, in the presence of

George Carter.
William Browne.

N°. IV.

No, IV.

A FINE of Lands sur Cognizance de Droit,

come ceo, &C.

$. 1. Writ of Covenant; or PRAECIPE.

E DKGE the second, by the grace of God of Great

Britain, France, and Ireland king, defender of the faith, and so forth, to the sheriff of Norfolk, greeting. Command Abraham Barker, esquire, and Cecilia his wife, and John Barker, esquire, that justly and without delay they perform to David Edwards, esquire, the covenant made between them of two messuages, two gardens, three hundred acres of land, one hun. dred acres of meadow, two hundred acres of pasture, and fifty acres of wood, with the appurtenances, in Dale; and unlets they shall so do, and if the said David shall give you security of prosecuting his claim, then summon by good fummoners the faid Abraham, Cecilia, and John, that they appear before ous justices, at Westminster, from the day of St. Michael in one month, to lhew wherefore they have not done it : and have you there the summoners, and this writ. Witness ourself at Weftminfter the ninth day of October, in the twenty-first year of our reign.

Summoners of the Pledges of John Doe. within named A- John Den: , prosecution. J Richard Roe. braham, Cecilia, Richard Fea.

and John.

Sheriff's

seturn.

$. 2. The Licence to agree.

Norfolk, David Edwards, esquire, gives to the lord the

to wit. S king ten marks, for licence to agree with Abraham Barker, esquire, of a plea of covenant of two metłuages, two gardens, three hundred acres of land, one hundred acres of meadow, two hundred acres of pasture, and fifty acres of wood, with the appurtenances, in Dale.

Ø. 3. The Concord.

nd the agrecment is such, to wit, that the aforesaid Abraham, Cecilia, and John, have acknowleged the aforesaid tene

ments,

ments, with the appurtenances, to be the right of him the faid No. IV. David, as those which the said David hath of the gift of the aforesaid Abraham, Cecilia, and John ; and those they have remifed and quitted claim, from them and their heirs, to the aforesaid David and his heirs for ever. And further, the same Abraham, Cecilia, and John, have granted, for themfelves and their heirs, that they will warrant to the aforesaid David, and his heirs, the aforesaid tenements, with the appartenances, against all men for ever. And for this recognition, remise, quit-claim, warranty, fine, and agreement, the faid David bath given to the faid Abraham, Cecilia, and John, two hundred pounds sterling.

$. 4. The Note, or Abftra&t. Norfolk, Bettbeen David Edwards, esquire, complainant,

to wit. S and Abraham Barker, efquire, and Cecilia his wife, and John Barker, esquire, deforciants, of two mesfuages, two gardens, three hundred acres of land, one hundred acres of meadow, two hundred acres of pasture, and fifty acres of wood, with the appurtenances, in Dale, whereupon a plea of covenant was summoned between them: to wit, that the said Abraham, Cecilia, and John, 'have acknowleged the aforesaid tenements, with the appurtenances, to be the right of him the faid David, as those which the said David hath of the gift of the aforefaid Abraham, Cecilia, and John; and those they have reo mised and quitted claim, from them and their heirs, to the aforesaid David and his heirs for ever. And further, the same Abraham, Cecilia, and John, have granted for themselves, and their heirs, that they will warrant to the aforesaid David, and his heirs, the aforesaid tenements, with the appurtenances, against all men for ever. And for this recognition, remise, quit-claim, warranty, fine, and agreement, the said David hath given to the said Abraham, Cecilia, and John, two hundred pounds Sterling.

§. 5. The Foot, Chirograph, or Indentures of the Fine. Norfolk, This is the final agreement, made in the court

to wit. S of the lord the king at Westminster, from the day of faint Michael in one month, in the twenty-first year of the reign of the lord GEORGE the second, by the grace of God of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, king, defender of the faith, and so forth, before John Willes, Thomas Abney, Thomas Burnet, and Thomas Birch, justices, and other faithful subjects of the lord the king then there present, between David Edwards, esquire, complainant, and Abraham Barker, esquire, and Ce. VOL.I. Tc

cilia

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I NR. IV. cilia his wife, and John Barker, esquire, deforciants, of two bp messuages, two gardens, three hundred acres of land, one hun

dred acres of meadow, two hundred acres of pasture, and fifty acres of wood, with the appurtenances, in Dale, whereupon i plea of covenant was summoned between them in the said court; to wit, that the aforesaid Abraham, Cecilia, and John, have acknowleged the aforesaid tenements, with the appartenances

, to be the right of him the said David, as those which the said David hath of the gift of the aforesaid Abraham, Cecilia, and John; and those they have remised and quitted claim, from them and their heirs, to the aforesaid David and his heirs for

And further, the fame Abraham, Cecilia, and John, have granted for themselves and their heirs, that they will warrant to the aforesaid David and his heirs, the aforesaid tenements, with the appurtenances, against all men for ever. And for this recognition, remise, quit-claim, warranty, fine, and agreement, the laid David hath given to the said Abraham, Cecilia, and John, two hundred pounds sterling.

$. 6. Proclamations, endorsed upon the FINI, according to

the Statutes.

The firit proclamation was made the fixteenth day of November, in the term of faint Michael, in the twenty-first year of the king withinwritten.

Ghe second proclamation was made the fourth day of Fe. bruary, in the term of saint Hilary, in the twenty-first year of the king withinwritten.

The third proclamation was made the thirteenth day of May, in the term of Easter, in the twenty-first year of the king withinwritten.

Che fourth proclamation was made the twenty-eight day of June, in the term of the holy Trinity, in the twenty-second year of the king withinwritten.

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A common RECOVERY of Lands with * double Voucher,

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$. 1. Writ of Entry sur Diffeisin in the Poft; or PRAECIPE.

EDK6E the second, by the grace of God of Great

Britain, France, and Ireland king, defender of the faith, and so forth, to the sheriff of Norfolk, greeting. Command David Edwards, esquire, that juftly and without delay he render to Francis Golding, clerk, two messuages, two gardens, three hundred acres of land, one hundred acres of meadow, two hun. dred acres of pasture, and fifty acres of wood, with the appurtenances, in Dale, which he claims to be his right and inherit. ance, and into which the said David hath not entry, unless after the difreifin, which Hugh Hunt thereof unjustly, and without judgment, hath made to the aforesaid Francis, within thirty years now laft paft, as he faith, and whereupon he complains that the aforesaid David deforceth him. And unless he shall so do, and if the said Francis shall give you security of prosecuting his claim, then summon by good fummoners the said David, that he appear before our justices at Westminster on the octave of fai Martin, to fhew wherefore he hath not done it: and have you there the summoners, and this writ. Witness ourself at Westminster, the twenty-ninth day of October, in the twentyfirst year of our reign. Pledges of John Doe. Summoners of the S John Den. Sheriff's prosecution. J Richard Roe. withinnamed David. I Richard Fen. return.

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$. 2. Exemplification of the Recovery Rell.

6€ DR 6€ the second, by the grace of God of Great Britain, France, and Ireland king, defender of the faith, and so forth; to all to whom these our present letters shall come, greeting. know ye, that among the pleas of land enrolled at Westminster, before Sir John Willes, knight, and his fellows, our justices of the bench, of the term of saint Michael, in the twenty-first year of our reign, upon the fifty-second roll it is thus contained. Entre returnable on the octave of faint Mar- Return.

Note, that if the recovery be had with fingle voucher, the parts marked " thus" in g. 2, are omitted.

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