Alternative Reference numberJC/544
TitleIndenture of Assignment in bankruptcy, made between Peter Persehouse of London, esquire, Timothy Langley of London, gentleman and Thomas Davis of London, gentleman of the one part, and John Bright of Chesterfield, Derbyshire, merchant of the other part; whereby, after reciting the appointment of commissioners in the bankruptcy of Samuel Watson of Sheffield, mercer, and an agreement that the said John Bright should pay the creditors 15s in the pound, the commissioners assigned unto the said John Bright all the 'goods, wares, merchandizes, household stuff, implements' and book debts of the said Samuel Watson.
DescriptionWitnesses: C Bagnall, Ann Norris, Percivall Hart, Tho Bagnall.

There is a schedule of the merchandise, furniture and book debts, with the value or amount of each; this schedule covers four large skins and contains many hundreds of items ; the values put upon - the goods and furniture are interesting ; the numerous priced items of a large mercer's business being set forth in great detail.
Date23 Feb 1707 - 1708
Extent1 item
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