Rainham in Norfolk and Tamworth, co. Stafford
Assignment from Charles Vere Ferrers Townshend, younger son and devisee of George [2nd.] marquess Townshend, with the consent of the creditors of the said Charles, listed in the attached schedule, to Rowland Alston of Harley Street, co. Middlesex esq., Henry Loftus of Wimpole Street, co. Middlesex a colonel in the King's army, John Robbins of Warwick Street, Golden Square, co. Middlesex auctioneer and Thomas Vandergucht of Craven Street, the Strand, co. Middlesex gent. reciting that whereas the said marquess by his will dated 19 July 1811 left to Lord John Townshend and Robert Blake esq. all his lands etc. in trust to pay his debts, maintain the mansion houses at Rainham in Norfolk and Tamworth, and to provide an annuity of £4,000 for 21 years for the said Charles his younger son, and whereas the said Charles had incurred certain debts and claimed £10,000 from the said trustees, and whereas books, plate and pictures due to the said Charles were valued at £8,000, and whereas there was a debt of £1,000 due to the said Charles from Daniel Henry Ferrall in Ireland and £500 due to the said Charles from George Montgomery in France, and whereas the said Charles had received permission from the master in Chancery to take a lease of the said mansion house at Rainham and lands belonging to the same for the annual sum of £630, the said Charles now assigned to the said Rowland, Henry, John and George the said annuity of £4,000 and the said sums of £8,000, £1,000 and £500 to hold the same in trust to pay the said Charles an annuity of £1,500, the said books and pictures to be sold and the residue used to discharge the debts of the said Charles with interest at 5%. The said mansion house and lands to be assigned to the said trustees as surety for these debts and to be leased to the said Charles at the annual rent of £650 to be deducted from the said annuity of £1,500, the said mansion house and lands to be restored to the said Charles on the payment of the said debts. 3 July 1818. Signed and sealed by the said parties. Schedule attached of creditors with amounts due also signed and sealed. Release of all manner of actions from the said creditors to the said Charles and the said trustees endorsed dated 5 August 1822. Signed and sealed by the creditors.