|Content Description||First Party: Samuel Gowland of the parish of St Clement Danes, Middlesex, gentleman; and Ralph Gowland of the City of Durham, gentleman (executors of their late father Ralph Gowland of Durham).|
Second Party: Edward, Earl of Oxford and Earl Mortimer; and Henrietta Cavendish Holles, Countess of Oxford and Countess Mortimer (his wife).
Third Party: Rt Hon. John Verney, Esq., Master of the Rolls; Robert Harley of Lincoln's Inne, Middlesex, Esq.; and James West late of the Middle Temple, London and now of Lincoln's Inne, Middlesex, Esq.
Surrender by (1) to (3) of a term of 99 years to merge in the freehold of the Northumberland estates of (1) upon the repayment of the outstanding amount of the mortgage secured by the term.
Recites mortgage of the Northumberland estates to Gowland the elder on 11 Nov. 1723 to secure £8000.
[In the recitals to Pl F3/3/51 the repayment of this mortgage is connected with the sale of the Wimpole estate in Cambridgeshire and was presumed to be a charge on part thereof.]
Consideration: £4054 by (3) to (1).