Border Papers volume 2: March 1600

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Calendar of Border Papers: Volume 2, 1595-1603. Originally published by Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1896.

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1153. Warrant by John Guevara. [March 10.]

Being persuaded that Bartie Bradforth of Berwick who has divers times been before him and showed sufficient evidence that he hath rightful estate in "the moytie or one half of a sixt part of the coales and coalemynes renning and encreasing in the towne and feildes of Orde," lately appertaining to one Rowland Burrell, afterward to one Thomas Shotton, from whom said Bertie now claims; commanding the tenant of the freehold to pay to said Bertie all arrearages of his part which the former has now reaped these 5 weeks, and by the granter's award, promised to satisfy—further to deliver peaceably and quietly to the said Bartie Bradforth, possession of the "moytie" in question, until such time as he shall be lawfully evicted and dispossessed by course of common law. Berwick. Signed: John Guevara.

½ p. Addressed at foot: ". . . To the tennant of the freehold to atturne to the plaintif." Indorsed.