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Assignment by Richard Dighton, of Clifford Chambers, Esq., Hugh Clopton of Stratford upon Avon, esq., Joseph Hunt, of Stratford, gent., Joseph Vere of Warwick, gent., (commissioners in the bankruptcy of George Hands, senior, of Warwick, maltster), Sir George Newland, of London, Knt., William Colemore of Warwick, Esq., William Cale, mayor of Stratford, gent., Thomas Woolmer of Stratford, gent., John Hind of Crofts in the parish of Alveston, yeoman, Joshua Smith of Stratford, aforesaid, bookseller, Thomas Southam of the same, gent., Joseph Smith of the same, saddler, William Martin of the same, barber churingion, John Capp of the same, blacksmith, and Thomas Smith of the same, skinner, John Canning of Halford, gent., William Bonner and Thomas Bonner both of Pebworth, co. Glouc., yeomen, (creditors of George Hands), and the said George Hands and Richard Hands, of London, his son, to Joseph Smith, of Stratford, ironmonger, of a lease, dated 23 December 1703, from Charles [Sackville], Earl of Dorset and Middlesex, to the said George Hands of a piece of ground adjoining Wood Street, Stratford, for 99 years, if the said George Hands, Anne his wife (since deceased) and Richard Hands should so long live. Signed, with seals. Witnesses: John Woolmer, Ralegh Knight, Richard Wards, Jeffery Howlet, John Phippes.