It is also interesting that this document is not actually signed!! And no Witnesses shown! So what does that mean? Was the money paid to Richard for his wife Jane? Did something happen just when the money was paid that prevented anyone signing the document?
Reced then by me Richard Mayo one hundred and fifty pounds of and from Michael Read and Edward Read the Sons and Executors of Cozens Read deced being the legacies left to my wife Jane 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.