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Indentures of Release and Assignment dated 16th April 1778 between Thomas Handley of Ardens Grafton in the Parish of Temple Grafton, labourer and Mary, his wife (theretofore Mary Waker, daughter of John Waker aforesaid) and Benjamin Smart of the Rock Mills, Milverton, mealman whereby an annuity of £3 charged upon land described in DR38/288-289 then in the possession of Benjamin Smart (purchase of the said lands described in DR38/288-289) was released and assigned to Benjamin Smart for £31-10-0. Signed: Thomas Handley and by the mark of Mary Handley. Seals: a demi-dragon. Witnesses: Lawr. Archer and Catherine Judd.