|Content Description||First Party: Edward, Earl of Oxford and Earl Mortimer, and Henrietta Cavendish Holles, Countess of Oxford and Mortimer, his wife (sole daughter and heir of John, late Duke of Newcastle, deceased, by his wife, Margaret, late Duchess of Newcastle, also deceased, who was the daughter of Henry, late Duke of Newcastle, also deceased).|
Second Party: William, Viscount Cheyne; Peter Walter of the parish of St Margaret Westminster, Middlesex, Esq.; and John Morley of Halsted, Essex, Esq. [trustees under the 1719 Act of Parliament].
Third Party: William Thomas and Thomas Worlocke, both of London, gentlemen.
Lease and release by (2) to (3), at the request of (1), all the trust estates remaining unsold, and all rights of redemption in those trust estates that have been mortgaged; all property in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire, except the house and park of Welbeck, and being upwards of £5000 yearly value, to the use of (2) for a term of 1000 years, and subject thereto, to the use of Henrietta, Countess of Oxford and Mortimer, her heirs and assigns - the term of 1000 years to be for the performance of all remaining trusts vested in them under the 1719 Act, and then to be void or to be assigned to such person as the Countess of Oxford and Mortimer or her heirs shall appoint; all other premises to the use of the Countess, her heirs and assigns.
Recites various provisions of the 1719 Act of Parliament (Pl F3/2/17), and the desire of (1) to have a conveyance from (2) (the trustees under the Act), despite not all of the trusts having been fully performed.
Endorsed 25 Feb. 1739/40.
Deed poll assignment of the term of 1000 years by Peter Walter (as the survivor of (2)), at the direction of (1), to the Rt Hon. John Verney, Esq., Master of the Rolls, Robert Harley of Lincoln's Inn, Middlesex, Esq., and James West, late of the Middle Temple, London and now of Lincoln's Inn, Esq., in whom the freehold is vested, to merge in the freehold.