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DHRG No. 100246
In reply to Mr. H, Mr. Penfound said that if he had it, he could have delivered it to Mr. fforty. When Trust of Lung, & P's was over old ff & wife & his heirs in succession could enjoy it etc. Great entertainment at New Inn following day on Mr J ? ry's re-election. Mr. Wills with client Eams. Met JS previous Friday about water at Diniscombe in spite of JS referring Mr. Wills to Mr.H. Partition of Priory Manor with Diniscombe. ?? in Cornworthy referred to etc.
DHRG No. 100247
JS. Glad to hear Mrs. H. Intended a visit, and Mr. H.'s if possible on his return from Exeter. Mrs.Seale desired Mr. H. while in Exeter to call on the Miss Spryes with a pattern & buy some of the same sort. JS hoped to send horses following Wednesday; children hoped to see them Thursday at Mt. Boon More referred to. Weather bad for travelling. Letter from Mr. A. Mathews. Request for Mr. H. to call on Charles Pearce & ask for bill for R.Copleston's clothes.
DHRG No. 100248
Assignment of mortgage term to Cornelious Hayne done with proper care & advice. Copy of case & opinion sent to RH. Marriage settlement of 27 May 1729 unexecuted yet agreeable. Copy from original left with Mr. Seale to be sent on. What Mr. Jeffery said about fine quoted by RH. AP would write to Mr. Jeffrey. A Dedimus might be sent for. AP did not know where the deed relating to Mr. fforty was. The copy of the Casez Opinion must be returned to Mr. Maulsy.
DHRG No. 100249
Penfound (?) & J.S. exmining the late Mr. fforty's marriage settlement. Mr. Hayne's Trust. Mr. Hayne sure Anthony ffortie was entitled to fee during his life, then his brother etc. He advised letter to A.ff. J.S. scandalously dealt with by Mr. ff. & A.ff. JS preparing a bill. Mr. Hayne supposed himself & Mr. L would be trustees etc. Trust not appointed till in year after the Deed Poll was made & executed. Mr. Harris was asked to write to Mr. Jeffrey. £5 to be expeditious. -- Mrs. Harris requested the horse to be sent following Tuesday. JS hoped she could stay till end of week when youngsters could be sent. If so horse could wait till Thursday. Mr. Green said Mrs. G. could draw £50
DHRG No. 100250
Just returned home from Stoke. Mrs. Seale said Mr. Penfound had been to Mt. Boon hoping for an interview. Mr. fforty & his mother wished affair soon concluded. Plan for meeting following Friday with Mr. ff, Mr. Harris & JS at Mt Boon. Offer of premises under mortgage to JS, whose debt would be the first to be discharged. Mr. Green's letter about Mrs.Holman enclosed. If Mr. K. could not come what should JS. write to Mr. G. Concern about something Mr. H. mentioned.
DHRG No. 100251
Request for Hudson's address as well as quantity of rum & sum involved all forgotton by CT. Money to be remitted, CT in London, no need for it in the country, also how much share of rum each for Mr. Luttrell. CH & CT so CT knows what he has to pay Hudson. Price of candles gone up. CT hopes CH sells his bullocks for more. Compliments from CT's wife & sons.
DHRG No. 100252
As JS was CH's patron he was offered the first produce. JS was to tell the Bearer by return when the old buck was to be killed.
DHRG No. 100253
Received letter previous Wednesday from which CH heard that a certain gentleman could not justify housekeeping on CH's account longer than mid summer. CH hoped his sister, soon to be married could stay a bit longer. CH desired Richard to say that Master was inclined to dispose of his very good portmanteau horse because he trotted too hard. CH would not bid for him without JS & the trustees approval. (Request for reply by return of post.) Kind love to Sister & Brother.
DHRG No. 100254
Mr. Hayne set out from Lupton to Bath & probably from there to Harrogate. MH would like to see Mr. Creed at Stock the following Sunday.
DHRG No. 100255
Mr. Seale called previous day. C.Hayne had not returned the draft to AP. He desired AP to write for it. JS in very good temper, not against AP making the deeds. JS mentioned this to CH , but CH was in a great passion so apparently did not take this in.
DHRG No. 100256
Mr. Seale content to wait settling Mr. ffortye's affairs until CH can get title & draught to London & settled by CH's uncle provided no delay. Mr. Seale requested that the draught of Furneaux's mortgage be returned. Mr. Prideaux desired an answer, which Mr. Seale requested should be by the following day so that the draught could be prepared as soon as possible. Cryptic notes:- Goodrich to be punished etc.
DHRG No. 100257
Mr. Penny answer to JS was wrong that JS had said that (Combe) Mud & Beach should be leased to his tenant & that the Captain of the Dean Ship had to agree with the tenant to land his cargo, a right that belonged to JS which no gentleman would wish to lose. A plain answer to this was asked for.
DHRG No. 100258
Apprehensive from JS's second letter & servant's report that JS believed that SP or Mr. Holdsworth disputed with JS any agreement he had made with the Captain of the Deanish ship. The Captain could do as he pleased. Mr. H. would give him cash. SP was sure that the Captain would pay JS whatever had been agreed.
DHRG No. 100259
Difficulties for Mr. Seale & others, apart from Mr. Hayne, being discharged from being securities for Mr. Penfound Bankrupt; with reference to Compton estate.
DHRG No. 100260
Letter received from Mr. Marsh:- Cause of Southcote & Creed in the power of the Solicitor for Mr. H. etc. to proceed & to propose a Receiver. If not Mr.H or any of the Defendants and Guardian for Defendant may. No one did it. The death of Mr. Pering, Mr. M's client prevented progress but orders to proceed quickly. Warrant for Mr. H. to bring in books, papers & direct solicitor to proceed.--Mr. Seale told that following Friday for putting in CH's & the other defendants answers to ?'s bill at Noah Clifts.
DHRG No. 100261
Glad of JS's safe arrival in London. 'Gone there to see sweet lady?' Mr. Luscombe at Brent & others thought so. Mr Yarde's method of courting a widow referred to. Letter to JS directed to Mr. Newton's about diamonds held by RH. JS to call on Mr. Sheene for fforty's writings & on Mr. Marsh for Writ of Assistance. Admiral Byng was to suffer on Monday (14 March). Had JS heard from Mr. Sharpe? Luscombes cause not to be tried yet.
DHRG No. 100262
Mr. P (enfound)'s Receivership. JS had seen some of his accounts so applied for order for Mr. P. to send the rest of his accounts after he had been written to. Mr. Moratt wrote to say the family were well at Lupton.
DHRG No. 100263
A grand Council held previous Thursday at Mt. Boon. The Lawyer, Mr. & Mrs. Goodridge & Fownes compromised the dispute about Stoke Fleming. Mr. G. to be presented to the Living. Newcomen & TA discarded. CH should frustrate iniquitous scheme. He could enter caveat at the Bishop's Court before Mr. G. gets institution from the Bishop. Was presentation from the Infant (J.H. Southcote) valid?
DHRG No. 100264
GG. Waited that morning on Mr. Fownes, who resolved to withdraw his caveat by the next day's post in spite of GG. urging him to pospone it till the following Friday. The Bishop could not grant institution till the Dismission of the Bill came from London. An account of it sent to Mrs. H's lawyer telling him Mrs. H. would be at Combe to see him the next day. If not there would be an answer at Mt. Boon.
DHRG No. 100265
TA had been with Mr. Ley all that morning preparing to see the Bishop, but a lawyer & Rev. G. Goodridge had already taken J.A. Southcote to see him . Mr. Ley told TA to summon C.Hayne immediately in order to visit The Bishop together with the Mayor, who was off to London immediately after dinner the next day. CH was to bring the Bond of deligation.