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Indenture of Lease between Robert Needham Philips of The Park, Prestwich, Lancashire of one part and Joseph Potter of Ilmington farmer of the other part whereby Robert Needham Philips demised to Joseph Potter a farmhouse and 285 acres of land in Ilmington called Compton Scorpion Farm with appurtenances for a term of 7 years as from 25th March then last past at a yearly rent of £550. Signed Robert Needham Philips and Joseph Potter. Sealed. Witnessed by Richard Aspden, accountant, Princess Street, Hulme, Manchester, Thomas Gillespie Owen, merchant, 35, Church Street, Manchester and William Allen, solicitor, Shipston-on-Stour.