Comes with original Copy hold deed 1658 King Charles II
From Richard Lee (Great Grandfather of General Robert E Lee)
Parties are Thomas Griffith, a merchant of London, quitting his claim to properties in Stratford-Langthorne, parish of West-Ham, Essex in favour of William Simonds of Stratford. Properties include copyhold messuage occupied by Giles Greenway and the estate of the deceased Richard Lee the Elder of Virginia. Stratford-Langthorne was a fashionable place for Londoners to stay at the time. Richard Lee bought the estate in 1658 for his family to stay in, having acquired vast plantations and slaves in America. His descendants include General Robert E. Lee. Francis Lightfoot and Richard Henry Lee were both signatories to the Declaration of Independence. dimensions are 36 x 13.5cm.
What the purchaser receives?
Genealogical historical notes of the title from known history books and journal
Statutory Declaration (legal deed from current owner regarding provenance a claim of title
Leather Documents case
250 Personal/Business Cards showing new Title