This is the indenture whereby Thomas GEE had paid his debt to Thomas Bagshaw.
INDENTURE Thomas GEE – 20 July 1607
File Number D3470-9-3
Be it known to all men by these present that whereas I Thomas BAGSHAWE of the Ridge in the County of Derby; gentleman; by Indenture of Bargain and Sell or Deed Indented under my hand and Seal Bearing date in or about the Twenty day of July in the fortieth year of the King Majesties Reign of England, France and Ireland and in the nine and Thirtieth year of His Highness Reign of Scotland did Bargain and sell unto Thomas GEE of LYDGATE in the said County of Derby; yeoman; and his heirs several [capital] messuage farmes (?) or tenements and dyvers lands and hereditaments situate lying and being in the said parishes of Chapel-en-le-Frith and Glossop in the said County of Derby And whereas there is a condition or provision contained or mentioned in the said Indenture or deed Indented to this or the like offerte (?): that is to Witt: that if the said Thomas GEE his heirs Executors or administrators do not well and truly pay or satisfy unto me my executors administrators or assigns at or upon the twentieth day of August which shall be in the year of our Lord God One Thousand Six Hundred and Seven the sum of forty and four pounds of lawful money of England at or in my now dwelling house commonly called the Ridge Hall between the hours of Nine of the Clock in the fore noon and three of the clock in the afternoon of the said day and [year? This word is smudged) that then it should be lawful to and for me the said Thomas BAGSHAWE and my heirs into the said [capital] messuage and lands to reenter and the same to have again as in or by the said Indenture or deed Indented (reason (?) there unto being had) among the diverse other matters and things therein contained more at Sarye (?) doth and may expire NOWE KNOWE it that I the said Thomas BAGSHAWE have received and had of and from the said Thomas GEE in and upon the said thirteenth day of August before mentioned being the thirtieth day of August in the year of our Lord God One Thousand Six Hundred and Seven in my said now dwelling house Commonly called the Ridge Hall and between the said hours of Nine of the clock in the forenoon and three in the afternoon of the same day the said sum of forty four pounds of good and lawful money of England according to the terms and true meaning of the said condition or provision and in such manner and form as is mentioned in the same Condition or provision of which said sum of forty four pounds I the said Thomas BAGSHAWE do confess myself well and truly to be paid and satisfied and whereas do exonerate and argnith (?) the said Thomas GEE his heirs executors and administrators and every of them by these present IN WITNESS whereof the said Thomas BAGHSAWE have hereunto put my hand and seal the thirtieth day of August in the year Of the Reign of his Majesty Lord JAMES By the grace of God of England, France, Ireland King and defender Of the faith and of the fiftieth of Scotland the one —- fortieth
signed THOMAS BAGSHAWE