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Title(s):

Marriage contract of Eleanor Ley and John Bennett.

Published/Created:
Chester, England, 1758 April 27.
Physical Description:
1 sheet : parchment ; 71 x 86 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
Folio C 2015 4
Yale Center for British Art, Bequest of Andrew F. Petryn
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Archives & Manuscripts
Notes:
With wax seals appended to the four signatures: John Ley, Susanna Ley, Eleanor Ley, John Bennett.
With a blind-embossed 1 shilling stamp on blue paper.
Marriage settlement made between Eleanor Ley (born 1739) and John Bennett (born 1731). Indenture between (1) John Ley, or Leigh, yeoman, of the city of Chester, and Susanna, his wife, (2) Eleanor Ley, daughter of John (3) John Bennett, also of Chester, and (4) Daniel Porter, yeoman, of Dodleston and Thomas Johnson of Thornton, both of the county of Chester.
Subject Terms:
Bennett, John, 1731-
Chester (England)
Great Britain -- History -- George II, 1727-1760 -- Sources.
Ley, Eleanor, 1739-
Marriage settlements -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800.
Form/Genre:
Indentures.
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