Miscellaneous Bonds etc.
Defeasance made by Henry, Earl of Lincoln [Henry Clinton alias Fiennes 17th. Earl of Lincoln] to Henry Ferrers, esq., concerning a bond made by the said Henry Ferrers to the said Henry, Earl of Lincoln in the penal sum of £200 dated 3 December 33 Elizabeth , whereby the said bond was to be void if the said Henry Ferrers repaid the sum of £70 at the dwelling house of the said Henry, Earl of Lincoln in Channon Row [Canon Row, Westminster] on the feast of St. Andrew the Apostle next [30 November] and that no proceedings for the recovery of the said debt would be taken before that date. 20 March 38 Elizabeth  Signed: H. Lyncoln. Seal of red wax applied through paper tongue. 1/2 in. Witnesses: He: ?Easte; Mychaell Staynes. Receipt dated 6 July 43 Elizabeth 1601 for £70 received from the said Henry Ferrers through Jo: Preston signed by Hen: Lyncoln. Seal of red wax applied through paper tongue. 1/2 in. Witnesses: the mark of Jo: Preston, Philip Bernard. Endorsed: 1. [In a contemporary hand] Cli. the first of August at Channon Rowe 2. [In the hand of Edward Ferrers c.1630] The erle of Lincolnes defeazence uppon A recognizanse for £100 acknowledged in Chauncery by Henry Ferrers 3co Decembr 33 Elizab: 1590 Wth. a discharge of ye Recognizance 3. [c.1839] 20th. March 38th. Elizth. The Earl of Lincoln's defeasance upon a Recognisance for 200 pounds acknowledged in Chancery by Henry Ferrers Esq the 3d. of December 33d. Elizth. with a receipt underwritten signed by the said Earl for £70 - the sum mentioned in said defeasance - dated 6th. Feby 43d. Elizth.