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Discharge of Legacy – Mary (Read) Rose – 1783

Here is the Discharge of Legacy for my 6 x great grandfather Cozens Read’s daughter Mary who married William Rose in 1766.

I photocopied original document which was in a private collection – copyright 2010


Transcript of Discharge of Legacy 


June 1783


Reced then by me William Rose the sum of one hundred pounds of and from Michael Read and Edward Read the Sons and Executors of Cozens Read deced being legacies bequeathed to my wife Mary one of the daughters of the said Cozens Read in and by his last Will and Testament and Codicil thereto annexed as Witness my hand the day and year above written.

Witness. Wm. Read


Wm. Rose




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