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Agreement whereby the Rev. William Greenwood D.D., rector of Solihull, at the direction of the Rev. Jonathan Carpenter of Sheldon clerk, devisee of the will of Ann Sheppard of Olton End, Solihull, only daughter and heir of Thomas Doley of the same gentleman deceased, and at the request of the Right Hon. Thomas Archer, Baron of Umberslade in Tanworth, John Edkins of Tan worth yeoman and Isaac Ingram of Nuthurst in Hampton in Arden gentleman was to stand seised of the property mortgaged in DR 37/1 1997 and assigned in DR37/1 2001 to wait upon the inheritance and secure the purchase of the same by the said Thomas Archer. Signed: William Greenwood, Jonathan Carpenter, Archer, John Edkins, Isaac Ingram Dated, 21 George II Witnesses, endorsed: John Grove, Humphrey Lyttleton Two circular seals of red wax applied to parchment, 1/2 in., in a lozenge shaped border a swan with wings displayed and inverted. Three circular seals of red wax applied to parchment, 1/2 in., a negro's head Endorsed: Receipt for £600 Signed: Jonathan Carpenter Witnesses: John Grove, Humphrey Lyttleton English, parchment, 321/4 x 25 in., indented