Seale Family Papers     1600-1749
Seale 0001 John Seale (1606-70) John Chevalier’s Diary   18thC
DHRG No. 100161
John Seale (1606-70) attacked by 2 soldiers from Elizabeth Castle. They were mounted on a wooden horse for 4 hours with muskets hanging from their feet having been kept prisoners for 3 weeks following the incident. An Irishman from the castle had a similar punishment for stealing a cock turkey. He also had turkey wings on his head.

Seale 0004. Rev. William Bayly. c1607-1673   18thC
DHRG No. 100162
Rev. William Bayly, Rector of Stoke Fleming. c1607-1673. Father of Joan Creed & Elizabeth Bayly by 1st wife, niece of Francis Row, Provost at Eton. False accusation of having scandalous curates

Seale 0137 Ambrose Penfound to William Creed 16 Apl 1662 H.P. 1032 fzc   18thC
DHRG No. 100163
Jacky Southcote's accounts. Clerk's and Cholwich's letters similar, relating to Mrs. Hayne's accounts. Speedy answer necessary. Mrs. H. requests a meeting with W.Creed the next Thursday. Sorry about Mrs. Creed's late illness.

Seale 0138 Ambrose Penfound to William Creed (H.P. Reply to 0137) Apl 1662   18thC
DHRG No. 100164
Refers to Penfound's letter about speedy answer to Mr. Exley and the proposed meeting; Mr. P. thought Mr. E. Had objections rather than Mr. Taylor. Counsel Jefferies opinion needed.

Seale 0003. Capt Seale of ”The Milford” Samuel Pepys Diary 1665   18thC
DHRG No. 100165
'Capt. Seale of the Milford hath done very well in boarding the King Soloman'' Sinking of the King Soloman of the 34 Dutch Smyrna fleet in the Bay of Cales. Letter from Captain Allen

Seale 0005. Prayer Book 1693-1718   18thC
DHRG No. 100166
Prayer Book with family records 9th June 1679 She married Robert Berry at Egg Buckland. Their daughter Elizabeth (1692-1718) married John Fownes (1686-1733) Their daughter Elizabeth (1711-17) John Seale )c.1705-1777) etc.

Seale 0006. Robert Berry 1695 – 1700   18thC
DHRG No. 100167
Dr. James Yonge's F.R.S. Plymouth memoirs. Ed.J.J.Beckerlesse
Robert Berry, Mayor of Plymouth 1695-6. Town Clerk 1699 a whig. He attempts to control the town and get it's revenue into his hands etc. His brother-in-law William Cock, Mayor of Plymouth 1702-3.

Seale 0007 Wager between Thomas Herne & Christopher Hayne 16 Sept. 1695   18thC
DHRG No. 100168
Wager. If T.H. should marry within 6 years of his arrival in England, he was to pay C.H. £100. Should T.H. not marry in that period C.H. is to pay T.H. £100

Seale 0008 C Hayne to J Douglas 9 May 1698 HP Vol 1 p.15   18thC
DHRG No. 100169
J.D. given 100 dollars to purchase items in the West Indies, eg. Quilt; chocolates, coffee, & tea cups. Tea Tables, lacquered ones, fans, punch bowls & muslin for cravats. Receipt for 100 dollars signed John Dagins. Witnesses in John Daglas, James Hardie, Francis Morrosh.

Seale 0012 Richard Mead to Christopher Hayne 3 Mar. 1700/1 HP. Vol.1. P 13   18thC
DHRG No. 100170
Pay to Christopher Hayne 1000 Pieces of Eight the progmatica value of Mr. Heneage Fetherston.

Seale 0009 William Godfrey to Charles Hayne 14 April 1701 HP vol.1 p.13   18thC
DHRG No. 100171
Receipt for one small box containing a filigree snuff box & a medal to be delivered to Madam Ann Hayne.

Seale 0010 Arther Shevuwm ? to Christopher Hains 25 Nov, 1701 HP. Vol.1 p.13   18thC
DHRG No. 100172
Receipt J.B. Bully aboard the Tilbury Received of Mr. Christopher Hayne & Co. merchants at the hands of Daniel Fecee 5 pounds? of pieces of eight? per order of Mr. J. Bully, merchant.

Seale 0011 a Receipt from William Godfrey 12 April 1701 HP. Vol 1 P.13   18thC
DHRG No. 100173
Receipt for one small box on board the Saint George to be delivered to Samuel Pepys in York Buildings, London. . W.G. The commander of the Saint George.

Seale 0014. Cornelius Hayne to Brother (Christopher? Hayne) 15 March 1707   18thC
DHRG No. 100174
Received letter of 11 March. Mr. Penfound's letter returned. CH paid his share to Mr. P; others should pay too. Tone of letter from Christopher(?) changed, unknown reason. Ill repute of Dartmouth & the Corporation. CH had a native's obligation to serve Country and Dartmouth. Major Churchill an outsider? CH hoped to get letters sent to C. Not intending to stay more than a month in London. Requested enclosure to be given to Mr. Harris.

Seale 0013 Christopher Hayne to Thomas Flud ”Loss of Shipping” 28 Oct. 1707   18thC
DHRG No. 100175
C.H. wrote of the news of the loss of the 'Association' the previous Wednesday on the rocks off Scily under Sir Cloudesley Shovel, the Royal Ann disappeared & the Eagle & Rumney were still missing but was hoped not lost. 4 Men of war lost with the Portugal outward bound convoy.

Seale 0015 Christopher Hayne re Shipping and forthcoming Election 15 Mar. 1707   18thC
DHRG No. 100176
Informed by Cornelius that (anonymous) correspondent would join him & stand for election at Dartmouth. CH congratulates correspondent on the safe arrival of his ship Neptune & mentions the loss of the Eagle, Ann & one other from Dartmouth.

Seale 0016 Christopher Hayne to John Palmer 15 Mar.1707 HP 1 pp 24 & 25   18thC
DHRG No. 100177
Request for support for C.H. in his campaign to become M.P. for Dartmouth

Seale 0017 Christopher Hayne re Election 15 Mar 1707 Hp 1 pp 24 & 25   18thC
DHRG No. 100178
Request for support in his campaign to become M.P. for Dartmouth.

Seale 0018 Christopher Hayne to Brother Cornelius Hayne 16 Sep.1710   18thC
DHRG No. 100179
£5 demanded from Mr. Mead. Captain Stone safely back but remained a prisoner. C'r H had no immediate intention of standing for Parliament. His difficulties of his executorship:- Short of money. Holder endeavouring to get money from his father.

Seale 0023 Will of John Seale 3rd Oct. 1713   18thC
DHRG No. 100180
Will Beneficiaries - Mother, Elizabeth Seale (née Benest) - sisters Elizabeth Marett - Susannah Poindextre - Nephew John Seale, son of Thomas - Uncle & Aunt Seale & children - Brothers-in-law Edward Marett jnr. John Poindextre & children - sister-in-law Elizabeth Seale (née Pipon) & children - Bishopsgate St. Workhouse - Poor of the French Church in Threadneedle St.- Poor of St. Bezlade Parish & other Jersey Parishes- Apprentice Nicholas Cary etc.

Seale 0019 Christopher Hayne to Mr. John Penfound 1st April 1714   18thC
DHRG No. 100181
Thanks for Mr. P's recommendation of CH as an M.P. Not engaged yet for anyone. Run down state of Dartmouth due to past mistakes.

Seale 0024 Christopher Hayne to Horris Walpole 21 Nov. 1714 HP1 p56 21   18thC
DHRG No. 100182
Commands received previous day. Discussion about a treaty of collerce with Spain at Townshend & Ambassador Methuin could arrange time & place. Mr. Bowles was on his departure. Mr. Bowles' brother hoped he might be the ambassadori chaplain.

Seale 0025 Christopher Hayne to Lord Townshend 9 Dec, 1714   18thC
DHRG No. 100183
Transcript enclosed about Spanish Treaty of 1667 with extract of the Hansiatic Articles also thoughts on Importation of tobacco to Spain, duties on Newfoundland fish & trading on Spanish ships.

Seale 0027.Condolence to Mrs Mary Harris 15 Jan. 1716 HP . Vol 1 p.38   18thC
DHRG No. 100184
Received letter of 10 January. Condolence over loss of Mr. Harris & the troublesome state of his affairs. Unable to be of service with Sir J. Hodges. Willing to help with estate if Sir J.H. is not reasonable.

Seale 0026 Tyrry Uximenez to Christopher Hayne March 1716 HP vol 1 p 19   18thC
DHRG No. 100185
Received letter of 12 January. Loss of fleet reducing commerce in Europe. French ship from San Domingo reported plate saved from hulk of the Cap,na & from the Almirante. Loss of plate small to those with effects registered. Death of Mr.Terrell reported by Uximenez. None of Mr. T's effects except lace in Uximenez's hands which was shipped with Sebastian de Layza's consignment.

Seale 0028 Christopher Hayne to Sarah Gibbs or Mary Jago 22 Jan 1716   18thC
DHRG No. 100186
Letters of 24 November & 16 December received . CH expected Cousin Hill would draw on him. Eastend bond accepted. Proving Dowrich's will expensive. Fremerton tenant backward; rates & taxes a burden. Great House at Dartmouth offered for sister. The tenant paid no rent. Best advice to sister to sell lands & house & come to Dartmouth.

Seale 0029 Affidavit sworn at Ugborough in the presence of T. Priestwood,10 May 1722   18thC
DHRG No. 100187
Cornelius H. believed alterations or erasures were made by his late brother Christopher, only, to his (Cornelius') former affidavit soon after the great fall in value of the Stocks in the South Sea Bank etc. (South Sea Bubble). Papers not produced when Christopher's will was proved. Cornelius paid the various beneficiaries. Sir Joseph Hodges & his late father & mother, Sir William & Dame Sarah; the poor of Dartmouth & Walter Jago, son of Mary, sister of Christopher, sister Betty should live at Plymouth with sister Hill or come to Dartmouth.

Seale 0030. John Pipon to his father 16 Oct. 1723   18thC
DHRG No. 100188
Letter from Mr. P. senior, enclosure for Ld.Carteret in favour of Mr. File Maistre as Billettier, Mr. Joshua le Provost having died. Approval of the Master in Chancery needed for the purchase of the heritages of Mrs. Harris, for John Seale. Price agreed. Need to check the Rights. Mt. Boone & Cornworthy were rented out to Mr. Portman Seymour, who had the rights apparently in Taunton. Mr. Payne (Mrs. H's son)& Uncle T.Pixon gave the rights of Norton Downey belonging to Mrs. Vaugham to Mr. Russell & J.P. The other rights were in the house of General Seymour's house in London not Taunton. Mr. Russell took an abstract. Mr. Ward, advisor to the Master, wished to check that the titles were good. A leaden Demicent for Rabbit & Quateren for Duck were sent,

Seale 0037. Mrs Harris to J Seale 14 Dec. 1724   18thC
DHRG No. 100189
Objects left at Mount Boon by Mrs. Harris. Parts of Pound & Press belonged to Mr. Herbert & Mrs. Pitfield. Crane in cellars belonged to Mrs. Harris.

Seale 0032 Indenture 1724   Mount Boone House     Property     Residential 18thC
DHRG No. 100190
Mrs. Seale & son trust Deed to Captain Pipon of part of Mt. Boon etc.---------
Witnessed by:- John Seale John Pipon Jo. Russell Tho. Pering.

Seale 0033 Inventory 20 Oct. 1724   Mount Boone House     Property     Residential 18thC
DHRG No. 100191
At Norton & Mount Boon.. Livestock Deadstock. eg. Hay, Clover Hay and Clover Husbandry. Household good at Norton. At the houses at The Higher Norton. At the Lime Kiln. Household goods at Mount Boon etc. Signed by:- Elizabeth Seale John Seale Thomas Pipon Witnessed by:- John Pipon Jo Russell Tho Pering.

Seale 0034 John Pipon re: Estate 20 July 1725   18thC
DHRG No. 100193
Writings concerning J.S's Estate in Chancery were left with Mr. Russell. J.P's other papers mostly copies of originals in Clerk of Chancery's hands. Deeds were with Mr. Bennet. Mr. Durell told to let J.S. have papers concerning himself. Mr. Seale had to be asked what he had paid the Master of Chancery. J.P. hoped his Uncle & Mr. Russell would look after J.S's interests.

Seale 0038. Mrs Harris to J Seale 27 Oct. 1726   18thC
DHRG No. 100194
Unable to come to Mt. Boone due to indisposition. Payne to come to discuss things left there.

Seale 0035 To Cornelius Hayne from his Father in law12 May 1726 HP.Vol 1 p.79   18thC
DHRG No. 100195
Mr. T. presumed that Corneliius H. and others were all at Dartmouth after a long stay with John Taylor, lady & Justice A. Staying with Mr. T. thought tedious? Mrs. Newcomen was to be paid for bottles - Mr. T. expecting answer from cousin Hoyles by way of Totnes. Wish to settle dispute without going to Law.

Seale 0036 Reply to 0035 20 May 1726 HP Vol 1 p.41   18thC
DHRG No. 100196
Reply to .Taylor's 12 May 1726
Previous delays in Totnes seeing wife's relations. Cousin Neel's absence & smallpox in Cousin Gotheridge's house. Mr. Amyatt not visited. Mr. T's other relations drank his health. Mrs. Newman paid for bottles & corks. Mr. T's letter sent to Mr. Hoyles. Need to settle law suit depending between CH. & brother. Taylor which Mr. T. should have settled without Law. CH had waited 5 years without result.

Seale 0039 Philip to J Seale re silver bowl 31 May 1727   18thC
DHRG No. 100197
Advice about the engraving of the Arm & Inscription on the silver bowl to be presented to Penbroke Col. Request for J.S. to ask Mrs. D'auvergne from Hampshire to send some item to P.P.. Model enclosed (legal) to be done in French (Attorneys all ignorant of French) Surprise that J.S. was to travel so soon.

Seale 0040 Thomas Pipon to J Seale 28 Nov. 1727   18thC
DHRG No. 100198
Plan to get JS made an alderman or freeman of Dartmouth? T.P. had been to Mr. May, Capt. Newman & Mr. Leigh; each one separately & told them J.S. had seen Mr. Justice who said he would help J.S. Common Freeman, very hearty for J.S. Need to see Mr. T (?) Without him & Mr. Justice alderman & freeman cannot be elected.

Seale 0041 Philip le Gayt to John Seale 3 Nov. 1729   18thC
DHRG No. 100199
Gratitude to John Seale's & to Rev. Mr. Falle's offer of financing the building of a Library & for donation of books respectively.

Seale 0042 Charles Taylor to Cornelius Hayne 15 April 1731 HP. Vol 1 p77   18thC
DHRG No. 100200
C.T. had letter from Uncle about Cornelius' uneasiness about C.T. Request for George T to have sum of dept. Hoped for increase of scholars. Asked for patience till C.T. could pay C.H.

Seale 0043 Cornelius Hayne to John Seale Perhaps 1731 or early 1732   18thC
DHRG No. 100201
In answer to proposals made by J.S. about Miss Mary Hayne, her father C.H. was sorry J.S. had been prevented from speaking about them that morning when he might have satisfield C.H. who would have known if his intended fortune for his daughter would have been agreable to J.S. C.H. would be glad to see him at his house.

Seale 0044 Philip Pipon to John Seale 30 June 1732   18thC
DHRG No. 100202
P.P. hoping for Cornish living. Presentation claimed by Mr. J. Coplestone & his heirs according to old deed, thought well of by Mr. Penfound. In Bishop Trelawny's time J.C.'s father's unseccessful nominee had an (illegitimate) child.: After 6 month's delay the living lapsed to the Bishop. J.C. had entered a caveat in the Bishop's Court, applying himself to Mr. Geare, P.P.uncles Proctor. There was no other application. P.P. hoped to travel to Cornwall from London & that J.S. & 'Cousin John' would accompany him. P.P. and J.S. would then go to Jersey from the west.

Seale 0045 Anne Seale to brother John Seale ( french) 7 Nov. 1732   18thC
DHRG No. 100203
Hopeful of receiving a letter from J.S. Her aunt of La Moye (in Jersey), her mother and aunt Marett sent their compliments. Cousin Peter Marett had just arrived from the Canaries. She sent compliments to her aunt & uncle Pipon and also her cousins.

Seale 0046 To Christopher Hayne no date, before 1733   18thC
DHRG No. 100204
A Valentine. Ecclesiasticus 36:v v 24 - 26 9 V2 & 25:v referred to.

Seale 0047 H. Aubin to John Seale10 May 1733   18thC
DHRG No. 100205
Diamond ring in small canister of ¼ lb of tea, delivered to Capt. Cox. Total cost including tea etc. £101.15s.6d Gratuity left to J.S's discretion. Impression of the seal as on the canister enclosed. Notice of safe arrival requested. Mr. Richerson still under confinement in Jersey & would stay unless released by H.Dural. Rumour about Lieut.Bavly & his plans.

Seale 0048 Charles Hayne to John Seale 14 ? 1733   18thC
DHRG No. 100206
Indisposed previous week, but better. Sorry that both Mr. Holdsworth's were unwell. Glad that Grandfather had visited C.H.'s brother & sister. Wrong if sister went to Plymouth. Hopefull of being invited to the wedding of J.S. and C.H.'s sister.

Seale 0049 Charles Hayne to John Seale13 Aug.1733   18thC
DHRG No. 100207
C.H. thought J.S. had forgotton him, hoped J.S. was not offended. He hoped to be allowed to come home to see J.S. & C.H's sisters now married.

Seale 0050 Charles Hayne to John Seale 3 Sept. 1733   18thC
DHRG No. 100208
Not CH's fault 'losing time' His brother wished to meet him at Exeter that Monday or Tuesday evening, Mr. Holdsorth had written the direction of the letter. Hopeful that JS approved. Glad will is proved. Sorry JS had to begin lawsuit again. No notice to be taken of Grandfather's opinion. CH hopes lawsuit will not be given up.

Seale 0065 Charles Hayne to John Seale 21 Feb.1733   18thC
DHRG No. 100209
John Seale's debt to Charles Hayne £1840.12s.6½d

Seale 0051 Charles Hayne to John Seale 6 Feb. 1734 (Changed from 1733)   18thC
DHRG No. 100210
CH grieved almost as much about his negligence in answering JS's letter as in losing his Papa & Mama (d 1733 & 1731 respectively) His sister had married & she was almost the only comfort CH had. JS his only friend. Snuff box not received when Mr. Penfound was in London. Hopeful of continuing practising the flute.

Seale 0052 John Pipon to John Seale 5 July 1734   18thC
DHRG No. 100211
DEATH OF PHILIP PIPON. The Chapel of St. Aubin not begun but the site was ready, with most of the stone & timber. JP thought that the Bishop of Winchester should be asked to renew the Licence. JS's mother (JP's aunt) had too much linen so had offered to send some to Dartmouth.

Seale 0053 Charles Hayne to John Seale17 Aug. 1734   18thC
DHRG No. 100212
People with experience of a married life should give advice concerning it. CH wished Mr. Penfound would tell him when he was sending bills & buckles

Seale 0054 Charles Hayne to John Seale 22 June 1735   18thC
DHRG No. 100213
Arrived Oxford previous night. Violent storm hail stones as large or larger than walnuts. The rain digging great holes.

Seale 0055 Peter Marett to John Seale re Chapel of St. Aubin 18 Sept.1735   18thC
DHRG No. 100214
Letters of 23 May & 12 June 1734 gave accounts of the progress of the Chapel of St. Aubin. JS pleased with result according to M.L Greffier & T. Pipon. Front almost up to the top of windows. Back almost complete. Door towards JS's house.. JS's mother had paid £25. P.M. was hopeful of more to come & that others could be encouraged to subscribe. Petitions, letters & copy of Licence were ready to send to the Bishop.
Peter Marett also representing the other founders of the chapel.

Seale 0056 Charles Hayne to Mrs. Mary Seale 11 Nov. 1735   18thC
DHRG No. 100215
Apologies for idleness & neglect. Hopeful of seeing M & J. Seale beginning of December, and a boy or girl soon after (I.e. birth of J.S. junior expected)

Seale 0057 Charles Hayne to John Seale 22 (Jan?) 1735   18thC
DHRG No. 100216
C.H. arrived at Oxford previous Friday. Roads very bad almost impassable in places; good company. Humble service to friends and especially to sister & nephew (John Seal Junior) Request to write letter to Dr. Paxton

Seale 0058 Elizabeth Pipon to (John Seale) 6 Feb. 1736   18thC
DHRG No. 100217
Letter given to G. Villeneuve for Mr. Mauger going aboard with linen for JS :- 3 pairs of bed clothes, a dozen table napkins, doublets etc. & a gold piece worth £80 (for John Seale junior)

Seale 0059 Charles Hayne to John Seale 1 April.1736   18thC
DHRG No. 100218
Received letter. Oxford man did not deserve compliments, Billingsgate breeding. Silver Bowl given to College by JS was for general use not just his. No news of JS coming to London. CH hopes he would come by Oxford. Proposals & subscriptions sent to J.S. one for J.S the other for friend.

Seale 0060 Elizabeth Pipon to John Seale13 April 1736   18thC
DHRG No. 100219
Letter of 7 March received, glad that all were well. Told JS was going to London. Hopeful that work on the Chapel of St. Aubin would begin soon. They had come for the second payment of £25. EP hoped that JS & family would make a short visit to Jersey. EP waited for JS's opinion before any agreement with the demands of people about land? near the chapel.

Seale 0061 Charles Hayne to John Seale 9 Sept.1736   18thC
DHRG No. 100220
Received J.S's letter. Cousin Holdsworth's ignorance of University customs. Long vacation 'Act'? to Michaelmas. Few people at Michaelmas in the University. They come just before Lent to take degrees. Hopeful seeing J.S. following week. Blessing to nephew (John Seale Junior who died young)

Seale 0062 Elizabeth Pipon to John Seale In French 2 Oct. 1737 ?   18thC
DHRG No. 100221
Sending £15 bill of exchange. Request for 6 bushels of good wheat & for various materials to make clothes etc.

Seale 0063 Charles Hayne to John Seale 14 Feb. 1737   18thC
DHRG No. 100222
Received 2 letters from J.S. Hoped the Porter had come, given into Jewell's charge to go on Capt. Andrews' ship. J.S.asked if he still wanted gun, coffee cups by Revee's

Seale 0066 Charles Hayne to John Seale 3 April 1740   18thC
DHRG No. 100223
Arrived at Bath previous Tuesday.Bath thin of company, barren of pretty girls. 70 old men & women to one young, so CH might be obliged to come home soon. Mr. Newcomen joined in compliments.

Seale 0067 Charles Hayne to John Seale 28 Feb. 1740   18thC
DHRG No. 100224
All letters come from J.S. Glad sister is getting better. Doubtful about JS staying at Exeter for his trial at the following session. Judge incapable of judging right from wrong. If no trial CH would like to see JS at Exon as he hoped to be there all assizes. JS's paper put on board Capt. Reeve's (ship)

Seale 0068 Charles Hayne to John Seale 14 Oct. 1741   18thC
DHRG No. 100225
After arrival at Morgan's Coffee House where room full of people, foreigners plentiful so making the place disagreable so return to Devon might be sooner. Mr. Basset not yet been. CH wished to hear of sport with his dogs & whether CH & my Lord hunted together. Spoke with Marchant about JS's bill. It would be paid before CH should leave Bath.

Seale 0069 Charles Hayne to John Seale 10 Feb. 1742   18thC
DHRG No. 100226
Proceedings went on as usual at St.S--s c- -e so Country Members were leaving Town. Call of the house put off for 2 months. Penfound was told to send the Lord's protest & list of those who voted for & against. Some other documents enclosed. Letter from Thomas T ? He bought codfish for CH who hoped J.S. would thank him.

Seale 0070 Charles Hayne (Sheriff of Devon) to John Seale 3 April 1742 about 2 o’clock   18thC
DHRG No. 100227
2 letters received. Utmost hurry CH waited on Judges from 7am till 11 or 12 m the night. Glad sister is better. No occasion to send horse for Hamling : exchange with Penfound so JS could expect horse by the bearer.

Seale 0071 Legal document between Anthony Fforty & Charles Hayne 7 July 1742   18thC
DHRG No. 100228
A.ff . of Brixham firmly bound unto C.H. of Dartmouth of money to be paid to C.H. & Ambrose Penfound or their Attorney etc. the sum of £326 on 6 January ensuing with lawful interest.

Seale 0072 Mary Southcote Marriage Settlement 12 Feb. 1744   18thC
DHRG No. 100229
Marriage Settlement Indenture Tripartite.
Witnesses William Creed Ambrose Penfound

Seale 0073 Jane Creed, late of Fuge, of Coombe in Stoke Fleming on her marriage to Henry Southcote of Dartmouth. Deed dated 30 Jan. 1745 HP 1032 F/26   18thC
DHRG No. 100230
Appointment of Trustees in respect of Jewels plate etc. and of linen & household goods left by the will of William Roope, late of Fuge. Signed by Chas Hayne, Wm. Creed, Ambrose Penfound, Mary Southcote.
Jane Creed, late of Fuge, of Coombe in Stoke Fleming on her marriage to Henry Southcote of Dartmouth
William Ilbert of Bowerlingsleigh,
John Pollexfen of Mothercombe,
William Creed of Kingsbridge
Witnesses:- Thomas Adams, Eliz. Creeed William Roope Richard Crocker

Seale 0074 William Ffoulkes to Charles Hayne April 1747 HP. Vol 1. P46   18thC
DHRG No. 100231
Congratulations on birth of a son. Nic Rowe about to mortify at St. George's, he was accused of leaving his trees in the public highway causing danger. CH's neighbour at Leghill with his lady, soon to be at Netherways. Need for a receipt in the back of the Bond. WF's Father was ill for a fortnight but was better & hoped to spend summer at Exmouth. CH to tell Nic Roe that Mrs. Prosse had twins very late. Cheese pretty good, ale excellent. Jack Pitman had gout feared he would miss the Assizes. Mr. Crosby to go from Newgate to Old Bailey, person from Stoke Fleming soon to be hanged.

Seale 0075 Ben Juie to Jn. Seale 9 Feb. 1748   18thC
DHRG No. 100232
Received letter of 9 November so the dozen of Portugal partridges arrived. BJ still had the letter for Messes Les Sueur & Trollope as no ship had yet gone to Porto. JS to be Sheriff of Devon. BJ could supply wine, BJ's daughter married Mr. D. Le Sueur of Porto, hoping to come to Britain that summer. He provides wine to B.J.

Seale 0076 W. Oliver to J. Seale 20 May 1748   18thC
DHRG No. 100233
Nervous colicks allow no long delays. Advises Mrs. Seale to come to Bath as soon as possible & not to wait till the autumn. She should drink the waters early to keep cool. Dr. Hall was a good judge of health. Request to know when Mrs. Seale so that Dr. W.O. would find the best accommodation.

Seale 0077 Hy. Fownes Luttrell to John Seale 28 May 1748   18thC
DHRG No. 100234
Relating to the signing the Deeds of houses in Plymouth & Mr. F.L. requesting JS to keep his 2/3 of the purchase money. Mr. Penfound brought up Mr. Brent's Deed etc. all executed by F.L. He hoped his sister got safe to Ashburton & little boy was well, & the horse chosen for her was ridden by a person used to him. If too much fatigued Mr. FL would send a coach to meet her on the Exeter road.

Seale 0078 H.Fownes Luttrel to John Seale 7 May 1749   18thC
DHRG No. 100235
Sorry to hear Mt.Boon threatened by smallpox nearby. Mr. Penfound's bankruptsy, his conscience should affect him. H.F.L's wife not lain down her Burden. H.F.L's coming to Devon uncertain. Poor Mr. Yarde to be at Taunton next day, en route to Bath, still unable to stand on his leg. Cooper's disappointment referred to. Mr. Haynes lost suit. Fireworks in several part of the Kingdom, without leave ? except Hewdown. Request for JS to send to Holland for roots of Anemonies, Ramunculus, Tulips & Hyacinths for HFL's wife.

Seale 0079 John Seale Junr. to John Seale 24 Oct. 1749   18thC
DHRG No. 100236
Received letter of 20 October. Glad mother was better. JS junior still had cough. Mr. Teage & Mr. Hayden had been paid. JS junior had Maidenhair tea for breakfast. Mrs. Berry died about May, buried at Liskeard. Mrs. Greenwood & Mrs. Scotchburn her Executors. Little money available for funeral debts etc. Mrs. Brooking's eyes very bad. Brothers mentioned.

Mount Boone House Conveyance 1724 – Image of Original   Mount Boone House     Property     Residential 18thC
DHRG No. 100062
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