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Draft Assignment of Leasehold Property, London: Slatter, Son and More, solicitors of Stratford-upon-Avon


From Charles Hobbes of Lambeth, co. Surrey, gent., to Harriet Hobbes, spinster, his daughter, lease of a tenement in Bridge Road, Lambeth, February 1813. Enclosed: - Assignment of personal effects within the house, ... February 1813. - Sale catalogue of the contents of the house, 12 May 1813. - Lease (14 May 1808) from John Smith of a house in Rupert Street, in the parish of St James, Westminster, similarly assigned to Charles Hobbes on 29 August 1808. - Various papers concerning these assignments and the financial affairs of Harriett Hobbes following Charles Hobbes's flight to 'Demarara' [presumably the colony of Demerara, later absorbed into British Guiana] to escape his creditors.