Pepercorn rent - Deborah Byrd
Subject: Pepercorn rent
From: Deborah Byrd
Date: November 22, 1998

I found a deed where my ancestor John Mikel of Marlborough
County sold land in 1786.  As part of the deal, the person
paid a pepercorn rent for one year before paying the
remaining amount due.  I remember hearing of a pepercorn
rent, was there a significance to this?

Deborah Byrd

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