Document ReferencePl F3/3/44
TitleAssignment of mortgage of part of the Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire estates of the Earl and Countess of Oxford and Mortimer, by Sir Rowland Hill et al. to the Duke of Argyll; 1 Nov. 1738. Quit claim; 8 Aug. 1746
Date1 November 1738
8 August 1746
Extent13 membranes
Content DescriptionFirst Party: Sir Rowland Hill of Hawkestow, Salop, Baronet; Samuel Hill of Shenston Park, Staffordshire, Esq.; and Thomas Hill of the parish of St James's, Westminster, Middlesex, Esq.

Second Party: Edward, Earl of Oxford and Earl Mortimer; and Henrietta Cavendish Holles, Countess of Oxford and Mortimer (his wife).

Third Party: Rt Hon. John Verney, Esq., Master of the Rolls; Robert Harley of Lincoln's Inn, Middlesex, Esq.; and James West of the Middle Temple, London, Esq.

Fourth Party: John, Duke of Argyll and Greenwich.

Assignment by (1), at the direction of (2) and (3), to (4) of the Derbyshire estates of (1) (annual rental £2845) and those in the parish of Norton Cuckney, Nottinghamshire (annual rental £365), for the residue of a term of 1000 years, to secure £50600 and interest (at 3.5%-4.5% as specified) by way of mortgage.

Recites the act of Parliament (Pl F3/2/17), the 1726 trust deed (Pl F3/3/17), the mortgage of 1730 (Pl F3/3/24 etc.), the further mortgage of 1734 (Pl F3/3/37 etc.) and the trust deed of 1737 (Pl F3/3/42).

Consideration: £50600 by (4) to (1) - £23000 of it to Sir Rowland, £13800 each to Thomas and Samuel.

Endorsed, 8 Aug. 1746:

Deed poll quit claim to and covenant with Jane, Duchess Dowager of Argyll whereby the interest rate becomes 4% in lieu of 3.5%.

Endorsed receipts: for the payment of £6500, 1 May 1755; and £2500, 2 Oct. 1755 in partial redemption of the mortgage.
Physical Descriptionsignet seals of parties executing deed and endorsement
Conditionunfit for production

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CodePersonNameDates of existence
NA18798Harley; Robert (c.1706-1774); Mr; brother of 3rd Earl of Oxford; fought Leominster election against Capel Hanburyc.1706-1774
NA39354Verney; John (1699-1741); Mr; PC MP judge; Master of the Rolls 1738-41; trustee of Countess of Oxford's estates1699-1741
NA12220West; James (1703-1772); Mr; Joint-Secretary of the Exchequer 1741-1762; M.P. St Albans 1741-1762 Boroughbridge 1768-17721703-1772
NA1047Harley; Edward (1689-1741); 2nd Earl of Oxford and Mortimer; styled Lord Harley 1711-17241689-1741
NA1048Harley; Henrietta Cavendish (1694-1755); Countess of Oxford and Mortimer; née Lady Henrietta Cavendish Holles wife of the 2nd Earl of Oxford1694-1755
NA18670Campbell; John (1680-1743); 2nd Duke of Argyll; also Earl of Greenwich and Baron Chatham1680-1743
NA69422Hill; Rowland (-1783); 1st Baronet-1783
NA69423Hill; Samuel (fl 1730-1738); Mr; né Barbour or Barber cousin of Sir Rowland Hillfl 1730-1738
NA11541Hill; Thomas (1693-1782); Mr; of Tern Shropshire; M.P. Shrewsbury 1749-17681693-1782
NA61359Campbell; Jane (-1767); Duchess of Argyll and Greenwich; née Warburton wife of John Duke of Argyll and Greenwich-1767
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