Mason Family; Bargain and Sale, Tant to Smith
Bargain and Sale, Southern Lane, Stratford upon Avon Bargain and sale by way of mortgage for the consideration of £140 between Samuel Tant of Stratford upon Avon, haberdaher and Elizabeth his wife on the forst part and Sarah Smith of Tenbury, Wocestershire, spinster on the second part. Property: Close with appurtenances now or late in the tenure or occupation of Samuel Tant abutted on the north and south by land formerly of William Reynolds, gentleman, deceased and now in the occupation of William Challoner, gentleman on the east part by lane by the river Avon and on the west part by lands of William Morrell now in the posession of the said Samuel Tant, also three newly erected cottages adjoining eat of the said close in the occupations of John Tomlins, Widow Franklin, Widow Edden and Thomas hawkins and barn with three bays on the east side of the said close. Signed by: Samuel Tant and Elizabeth Tant (by mark) and witnessed by Joseph Hunt and Nathaniel Hunt. Attached: Bond from Samuel Tant and John Careles of Stratford upon Avon, maltster to perform covenants under the penal sum of £280. Also an appointment by Sarah Smith of Joseph Hunt of Stratford upon Avon, gentleman as her attorney to receive posession of premises.