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Release from Creditors under a Composition. To all to whom these presents shall come, we, the
several persons whose names are hereunder written, and seals hereto affixed, creditors of A. B., of, &c., send greeting
Whereas the said A. B., by reason of divers losses solvent's being and misfortunes, being unable to pay and satisfy to unable to pay.
us the whole of our respective demands, hath proposed to pay to us, his several creditors, the sum of 10s. in the pound upon the amount of our respective debts, being the several sums set opposite to our respective names, which we do hereby declare to be the full amount of our respective demands against him, the said A. B., his estate and effects; and we, the said several creditors, have consented to accept such composition, or sum of 103. in the pound, in full discharge of our respective demands, and to execute such release as hereinafter mentioned and contained. And whereas we, the said several persons whose names are hereunder written, and seals hereto affixed, have respectively received the several sums of money set opposite to our respective signatures hereto, being 10s. in the pound upon the amount of our respective debts, also set opposite our respective
signatures hereunder written. Now, therefore, know claims and de- all men by these presents, that for and in considera
Provided always, and it is hereby declared and agreed, by and between the parties to these presents, that, in case the said A. B., his heirs or assigns, or his or their tenants, servants, or workmen, shall, at any time or times hereafter, be obstructed or hindered by him, the said C, D., his heirs or assigns, or any person or persons claiming, or to claim from or under him or them, or any or either of them, in passing or repassing, on foot or on horseback, or with horses, cattle, carts, and other carriages, to or over the said road now made on the east side, &c., then these presents, and every clause, matter, and thing herein contained, shall be and become void, any thing herein contained to the contrary thereof in anywise notwithstanding. In witness," &c.
tion of the several sums of money so respectively paid to us by the said A. B. as aforesaid, the payment and receipt of which said sums of money we do hereby respectively acknowledge, we, the several persons whose names are hereunder written, and seals hereto affixed, creditors of the said A. B. as aforesaid, have, and each and every of us hath remised, released, and for ever quitted claim and discharged, and by these presents do, and each and every of us doth fully and absolutely remise, release, and for ever quit claim and discharge the said A. B., his heirs, executors, and administrators, and his and their lands, tenements, goods, chattels, and effects, of, from, and against all debts, claims, and demands whatsoever, which we now have, or ever had or could claim or demand of, from, and against the said A. B.; and all and singular covenants, conditions, and agreements, actions, suits, and causes of action or suit, which we now have or ever had against the said A. B., for or in respect, or on account of our said several debts. And we, the said several parties For further hereto, do hereby for ourselves, severally and not assurance. jointly, and for our respective heirs, executors, or administrators, covenant and agree to and with the said A. B., his heirs, executors, and administrators, that we and our respective heirs, executors, or administrators, shall and will, at any time hereafter, at the request, and at the costs and charges in all things of the said A. B., his heirs, executors, or administrators, make, do, and execute any such further and other lawful and reasonable acts, deeds, or releases, in the law, for the further and better, more perfectly and absolutely releasing, exonerating, and discharging the said A. B., his executors or administrators, from all claims and demands in respect of our said debts and demands, as by the counsel in the law of the said A. B., his executors or administrators, shall be advised and required. In witness, &c.
b Add a schedule of the debts, and composition.
Release from Creditors to a Bankrupt, he paying
a certain sum into the hands of his Assignees for the general Benefit of his Creditors.
To all, &c., we, who have hereunto set our hands and seals, (creditors of A. B., late of, &c., who have severally proved the debts under the fiat in bank. ruptcy hereinafter recited) send greeting. Whereas, &c. [Recite the fiat, the finding, and that the bankrupt has passed his last examination, and state the offer of a composition, and its acceptance by the creditors.] Now, therefore, know ye, that for the consideration aforesaid, each of us, the said several per: sons who have hereunto set our hands and seals, cre. ditors of the said A. B. as aforesaid, for himself and herself, his and her heirs, executors, and copartners, doth by these presents remise, release, and for ever discharge the said A. B., his heirs, executors, and administrators, of and from oursaid several debts, and all and all manner of action and actions, &c., which we, and each and every of us, the said creditors, now have or hath, or which each and every of our heirs, executors, or administrators respectively, hereafter may, can, or ought to have, claim, or demand, against the said A. B., his heirs, executors, or administrators, for or by reason of the said several and respective debts to us severally due and owing, or for or by reason of any other matter, cause, or thing whatsoever, from the beginning of the world unto the day of the date of these presents. In witness, &c.
Release of an Equity of Redemption of a Mortgage
in Fee to the Mortgagee as a Purchaser by In-
By section 133 of the 6th Geo. IV. c. 16, the Lord Chancellor is empowered to supersede any fiat after a composition has been accepted by nine-tenths in number and value of the creditors assembled at two different meetings after the bankrupt's last examination.
named (mortgagor) of the one part, and the withinpamed (mortgagee) of the other part. Whereas the within-mentioned mortgage debt or sum of L. was not paid on the day within-mentioned for pay. ment thereof, and the same sum is still due and owing to the said (mortgagee,] on the within-written security, but all interest for the same hath been duly paid up to the day of the date hereof, as he, the said [mortgagee,] doth hereby acknowledge, and whereas the said (mortgagee) hath agreed with the said (mortgagor) for the absolute purchase and release of the equity of redemption of and in the within-mentioned or described. Now, this indenture witnesseth, that, in pursuance of the said agreement in this behalf, and in consideration of the sum of L. to the said (mortgagor) in hand paid by the said (mortgagee,) at or before the execution of these presents, the receipt of which said sum of L. and that the same is in full, for the purchase and release of the equity of redemption of and in the said messúage, &c., the said (mortgagee] doth Operative hereby acknowledge, &c., he, the said (mortgagor,) part. hath granted, bargained, sold, and released, and by these presents doth, &c., unto the said (mortgagee) and his heirs, all, &c., comprised in the within-written indenture, and all the estate, right, title, in. terest, and equity of redemption, which he, the said (mortgagor,) now hath or may claim, either at law or in equity, of, in, or to the said messuage, heredi. taments, and premises comprised in the within-writ. ten indenture, and every part thereof; To have and Habendum. to hold the said messuages, &c., hereby released, or intended so to be, unto and to the use of the said (mortgagee) and his heirs, absolutely freed and discharged of and from all right of equity of redemption therein. [Add covenants from mortgagor that Covenants. he had done no act to incumber, and for further assurance.] In witness, &c.
The amount due on the mortgage must be estimated as
Release to an Executor and Trustee under a Will,
by the Person entitled to receive the residue of the
Effects, on his coming of Age. Parties. This indenture, made the day of, &c., between
A. D., of, &c., son and heir of C. D., late of, &c., deceased, of the one part; and G. H., surviving executor named in and appointed by the last will and testament of the said C. D., deceased, of the other part. [Recite the will and the death of the testator, and the probate, and that the executor undertook the
burthen and execution of the trusts of the same.] Recital of an And whereas the said G. H. hath, since the said
A. D. attained his age of 21 years, come to an ac-
ath paid to the said D. the aforesaid sum of
, so appearing due to him on the balance part of the consideration with reference to the ad valorem stamp.