SANDWICH, John Montagu, 4th Earl of (1718-1792). Statesman.
Document Signed, 1 page large folio on vellum, 335 x 620 mm. (ca 13 x 24 inches), dated 22 March 1743. A lease to Hester Methwen of Bridgewater, Somerset.
A lease for one year between on the one part the Earl of Sandwich, Sir Robert Long Bt., of Draycott Cerne, Wiltshire, and Edward Bayntun Holt of Spy Park, Wiltshire, and on the other part Hester Methwen, widow, of Bridgewater, Somerset, for specified lands and buildings, including a grist mill. The lease is for one year at a pepper-corn rent, with a payment of 5 shillings. Signed at the foot over red wax seals by the three parties of the first part.
The image is of Sandwich's signature only.
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