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Freehold Titles (ERO D/Q6/3/6 articles of agreement between Jas Smith and Jn Cressener concerning Cobbs)

27.12.1706 (Sunday 27 December 1706)

document 32500299

articles of agreement made the 27.12.1706 between Jas Smith of West Bergholt in the county of Essex single and son and heir of Jas Smith late of Wormingford in the said county yeoman deceased of the one part and Jn Cressener of Earls Colne in the said county esq of the other part as follows viz imprimis the said Jas Smith party hereunto in consideration of the sum of 5li10s of good english money was paid and agreed to be paid to him by the said Jn Cressener as herein after is mentioned hath bargained and sold and by these presents doth bargain and sell unto the said Jn Cressener and his heirs all that his messuage or tenement commonly called or known by the name of Cobbs or by whatsoever other name or names called or known with a yard and garden to the same adjoining and belonging with the appurtenances as the same now is in the tenure or occupation of Mary Bullocke widow as the same is situate lying and being in Earls Colne aforesaid in a certain street there called Holt Street with all ways waters commodities hereditaments and appurtenances whatsoever to the said messuage and premises belonging or in any wise appertaining item it is that the said Jas Smith party hereunto and his heirs shall and will within 14days next after the date hereof make seal and execute such conveyances and assurances in the law of the said premises unto the said Jn Cressener and his heirs and the said Jn Cressener his heirs or assigns or his or their counsel learned in the law shall reasonable devise advise or require and that upon making sealing and executing such conveyances as aforesaid the said Jn Cressener shall pay unto the said Jas Smith party hereunto the sum of 3li10s and paying at the sealing and delivery hereof 40s in witness whereof the said parties have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written mark Jas Smith Jn Cressener sealed and delivered in the presence of us Rich Smith mark Robt Warren S Grimston