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An account of money paid by Elizabeth Astley widow due by securities from her late husband Richard Astley for tradesmens bills and for funeral charges which the trustees were to raise upon the estate to reimburse her amounting to £104 0s. 9d. Undated: c. 1700. Endorsed: 1. [In the same hand] Abstract of moneys paid by Mrs Astley for ye Trustees 2. [In a contemporary hand] To write to Mr Brown in Spain concerning the putting his nephew Wm. Astley as Apprentice to Ms' Sykes or other Mercht;. as he shall advise c he is 16: allso to acquaintt him of Francks forwardnesse in his writing and accts. [392]