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mises above mentioned, and receive and take the rents, issues, and profits thereof to his and their own proper use and benefit; any thing herein contained notwithstanding: in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal, this third day of June, in the year of the reign of our sovereign lord GEORGE III: by the grace of God, of the united kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, king; and in the year of our Lord God, one thousand eight hundred and
A.B Signed, sealed, and delivered,
(being first duly stamped)
A LETTER OF LICENCE.
We whose Tall to whom these presents shall come.
hands and seals are hereunto set, creditors of George Wilson, of the parish of Saint Luke, Old-street, in the County of Middlesex, gentleman, send greéting, Whereas the said George Wilson, on the day of the date hereof, is indebted to us the said creditors, in several sums of money, and not having wherewithal to satisfy us at present, we and every one of us are willing to grant unto him, the said George Wilson, time for the payment of the
Now know ye that we the said creditors, and every one of us for his own proper debt, part, and portion, severally have given and granted, and by these presents do give and grant unto the said George Wilson, free licence, liberty, and leave, as in us severally lies, sure and safe conduct to come, go, and resort about his business and affairs at his free will and pleasure from the day of the date hereof, unto the full end and term of six months next ensuing, without any let, suit, trouble, arrest, attachment, or other disturbance whatsoever, to be offered or done unto him the -saici George Wilson, his wares, goods, money, or merchandizes whatsoever, by, us or any of us, the executors, administrators, partners, or assigns of us, or any of us by our or any of our nieans or procurement. And we the said creditors, severally and respectively, each for himself and herseli, his and her executors and administrators, severally
and apart, and not jointly, covenant, grant, and agree to and with the said George Wilson, that if any trouble, vexation, wrong, damage, or hinderance shall be done unto him the said George Wilson, either in his body, goods, or chattels, within the said term of six months from the date of these presents, by us, or any of us, contrary to the tenour and effect of this our licence, that ihen he the said George Wilson, his executors, and administrators, shall be, by vir. tue of these presents, acquitted and discharged against hin,
of us, by whom and by whose means he shall, contrary to the true meaning of these presents, be arrested, troubled, imprisoned, attached, grieved, or damnified, of all manner of actions, suits, quarrels, debts, duties, and demands, either in law or in equity whatsoever, from the beginning of the world to the day ofihe date of these presents. In witness whereof we the said creditors have hereunto set our hands and seals, the twenty-sixth day of Decem. ber, one thousand eight hundred and
C. D. &c. Sealed and delivered, being first
duly stamped, in the presence
NOW all men by these presents that I William Thomp
son, of the parish of St. Giles, in the county of Middlesex, gentleman, am held and firmly bound to George Wilson, of the said County of Middlesex, Esq. in the penal sum of iwo hundred pounds of good and lawful money of Great Britain, to be paid to the said George Wilson, Esq. or to his certain attorneys, his executors, administrators, or assigns; for the true payment whereof, I bind myself, my heirs, executors, and administrators, firmly by these presents, sealed with my seal. Dated this second day of December, in the year of the reign of our sovereign lord George the Third, by the grace of God of the united kingdom of Great-Britain and Ireland, king, and in the
year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and The condition of this obligation is such, That if the above bounden William Thompson, his heirs, executors, or ad. ministrators, do well and truly pay, or cause to be paid to the above-named George Wilson, his executors, administrators, or assigns, the full sum of one hundred pounds, of good and lawful money of Great Britain, on the first day of September next ensuing the date hereof, with lawful interest, then this obligation to be void, or else to remain in full force,
William Thompson, Signed, sealed, and delivered,
in the presence of us, being
*** When a bond is given, double the sum of the value received is mentioned in the obligatory part, and the real sum meant to be secured is inserted in the condition.
A LETTER OF ATTORNEY.
NOW all men by these presents, that I Charles John. K son, of Yarmouth, in the county of Norfolk, weaver, (for divers considerations and good causes 'me hereunio moving) have made, ordained, constituted, and appointed, and by these presents do make, ordain, constitute, and appoint, my trusty friend David Williams, of Norwich, in the county aforesaid, gent. my true, and lawful attorney, for me, in my name, and to my use, to ask, demand, recover, or receive, of and from A. B of Thetford, in the said county, the sum of sixty pounds, giving, and by these pre. sents granting to my said attorney, my sole and full power and authority, to take, pursue, and follow such legal courses, for the recovery, receiving, and obtaining of the same, as I myself might or could do, were I personally present; and upon the receipt of the same, acquittances, and other sufficient discharges, for me and in niy name, to make, sign, seal, and delivering as also one niore attorney, or attorneys
under him, to substitute or appoint, and again at his pleasure to revoke;' and further to do, perfurm, and finish for me, and in my name, all' and singular thing and things, which shall
necessary, and entirely as I the said Charles Johnson, in my own person, ought or could do in and about the same: ratifying, allowing, and confirming, whatsoever my said attorney shall lawfully do, or cause to be done, in and about the execution of the premises, by virtue of these presents: in witness whereof, I have hereunto sel my hand and seal, the first day of November, ir the year of the reign of our sovereign lord George III. by the grace of God, of the united Kingdom of GreatBritain and Ireland, king; and in the year of our Lord God one thousand eight hundred and
Charles Johnson Signed, sealed, and delivered, in the presence of us,
A letter of attorney by a seaman, or a will and power.
by , castle, mariner, now belonging to his majesty's ship the Terrible, for diversĝood causes and considerations me thereunto moving, have, and by these presents do make my trusty friend (or beloved wife) Thomas Trusty, citizen and baker of London, my true and lawful altorney, for me, and in my name, and for my use, to ask, demand, and rereceive, of and from the right honourable the treasurer, or pay-master of his majesty's navy, and commissioners of prize-money, and whom else it may concern, as well all such wages, and pay, bounty-money, prize-money, and all other sum of sums of money whatsoever, as now are, and which hereafter shall and may be due, or payable unto me; also all such pensions, salaries, smarl-money, or all other money or things whatsoever, which now are, or at
time hereailer shall or may be due unto me, for my service, or otherwise, in any one of his majesty's ship, or ships of war, trigates, or vessels: giving and hereby granting, unto my said attorney, full and whole power, to take, pursue, and ney
"follow, such legal ways and courses, for the recovery, re"ceiving, and obtaining, and discharging upon the said sum
or sums of money, or any of them, as I myself might or could do, were I personally present; and I do hereby ralify, allow, and confirm, all and whatever my said altor
shall lawfully do, or cause to be done, and about the execution of the premises, by virtue of these presents; in witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand and seal this second day of November, one thousand eight hundred and
John Forecastle.' Signed, sealed, and delivered, in the presence of us,
In the name of God, Amen. The third day of Octo: ber, one thousand eight hundred and
JOHN BALL, of the city of London, pach
sick, and weak of body, but of perfect mind and memory, thanks be given unto God: therefore calling into mind the mortahity of my body, knowing that it is appointed unto all men once'to die, do make and ordain this
last will and testament ; that is to say, principally and first of all, I give and recommend my soul into the hands of Almighty God that gave it, and my body I recommend to the earth, to be buried in decent Christian burial, at the discretion of my executors; nothing doubting, but at the general resurrection I shall receive the same again by the almighty power of God. And as touching such worldly estate wberewith it hath pleased God to bless me in this life, I give, demise, and dispose of the same in the following manner and form :
First, I give and bequeath to Mary, my dearly beloved wile, the sum of eight hundred pounds. of lawful money of England, to be raised and levied out of my esiale, together with all my household goods, debts, and moveable effects.
Also, I give to my well beloved daughter, Elizabeth Bale, the sum of Iwo thousand pounds of lawful money of Eng.