|Content Description||First Party: Edward Saxby, drover of Carlton le Moreland, Lincolnshire and Ann his wife; John Hudson, blacksmith of Sheffield, Yorkshire and Elizabeth his wife; Grace Hudson, spinster of Blyth, Nottinghamshire; Charles Hudson, butcher of Blyth also; Erasmus Hudson, butcher of Blyth; and John Needham, wheelwright of Elkesley, Nottinghamshire and Sarah his wife.|
Second Party: Samuel Davy, farmer of Warsop, Nottinghamshire.
In consideration of the individual sums of £26.0.10. paid to the various parties of (1) by (2) as full discharge of the principal sum and interest as recited at (c) below on the Birks estate [in the parishes of Whitwell, Derbyshire and Worksop, Nottinghamshire].
Recitals: (a) details of the will of Thomas Fletcher the elder dated 25 Jan. 1792; (b) fact that Thomas Fletcher the elder died without revoking his will which was later proved in 1797; (c) details of articles of agreement dated 25 Oct. 1796; (d) fact that the marriage between Erasmus Hudson [the father] and Grace Fletcher happened soon after the solemnization of the articles of agreement above, and specifies issue of the marriage; (e) fact that Erasmus Hudson the father died in 1813; (f) fact that the daughter Mary Hudson died in 1818 unmarried; (g) fact that Grace Hudson the mother [nee Fletcher] died in 1837; (h) the principal sum of £150 agreed upon the articles of agreement was never invested in the securities prescribed, and remains as a charge on the property by the will recited at (a) above, of which property (2) is the owner of the fee simple, and that his father died intestate; (i) the interest accrued on the principal sum was paid to Erasmus Hudson the father during his lifetime, and after his death to his wife Grace until 1836; (j) fact that Ann Saxby, Elizabeth Hudson, Grace Hudson [the daughter], Charles Hudons, Erasmus Hudson [the son] and Sarah Needham, as the children of Erasmus Hudson the father are entitled to the principal sum of £150. plus interest [£156.5.0.] accrued from 1836; (k) the share alloted to each of the children specified above at (j) amounts to the sum of £26.0.10.; (l) fact that (2) has agreed to pay the sum of £156.5.0. to (1).