(The seal is wanting.)
Nouerint vniuersi per presentes me Iohannem Freshwater de Heybridge in Comitatu Essex’ generosum teneri et firmiter obligari venerabili viro Edvardo Stillingfleet sacrae Theologiae Professori Decano Ecclesiae Cathedralis sancti Pauli London’ et eiusdem Ecclesiae Capitulo in Ducentis libris bone et legalis monete Angliae solvendis eisdem Decano et Capitulo aut eorum certo Attornato Successoribus vel assignatis suis, Ad quam quidem solucionem bene et fideliter faciendam obligo me heredes executores et administratores meos firmiter per presentes Sigillo meo sigillatas Dat’ Vicesimo die Februarij Anno regni Domini nostri Iacobi secundi dei gratia Angliae etc’ primo Annoque Domini 1684
Sigillat’ et deliberat’ in presencia | Js: Harrison | Cha: Jaques | John Freshwater
[Endorsed:] The condicion of this obligacion is such that if the within bounden Iohn Freshwater his executours administratours and assignes doe and shall from time to time and at all times hereafter for his and their parts well and truly pay obserue performe fulfill and keepe all and every the rents payments covenants condicions and agreements mencioned and conteyned in one paire of Indentures bearing date the day and yeare within written made between the within named Deane and Chapter of the one part and the said Iohn Freshwater of the other part, in all things according to the purport and true meaning of the said Indentures, then this obligacion to be voyd or els to remain and be in full force and vertue./
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