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Second Reading

About Wednesday 31 July 1667

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A portion of Mrs. Rumbald's bill of exchange still exists, and can be seen here:…

It is endorsed by Sir Robert Long, Auditor of the Receipt of the Exchequer. It looks like the bill is for 20,600 pounds.

The best I can decipher (welcome other suggestions) is:

Registered according to the last wishis mouroned the eighth day of July 1667 and to be paid in sourse noet after £ 20600 th

July 31 1667
I doe hereby assign and transfer all my right Title & interest in this Order unto Mrs Mary Rumbald the ministratrix to Wm Rumbald Esq Deceased.