Copy of agreement between Mr Raisbeck and John Reed, Starch Manufacturer to let parts of Sugar House

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1798-1801
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Mr Reed agrees to pay £16.0.16 per annum for the use of coal house, sheds, mill house and customs house.

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Identifier:
RAIS/2/2/2
Transcription:
Stockton Nov 22nd 1798

Copy of an Agreement, made this day between Mr. Raisbeck Attorney at Law and Mr John Reed Starch Manufactor
Mr Raisbeck agrees to Lett the following parts of the Premises lately occupied as a Sugar House Viz. The full house, shedds & ???, Middle warehouse, Office & day restrooms, back coal house & pig house, to have the use of the Ramps, [illegible] House. In the Above premises Mr Reed agrees to pay the Sum of Sixteen Pounds & Ten Shillings per Annum with all the Taxes ?????? The rent to commence from this day.
Mr Raisbeck not to be at any expense in alterations or repairs when Mr Reed quits & leaves the premises in the same state as when he entered upon them. If the premises should be sold or let altogether Mr Raisbeck to give the earliest notice to quit & Mr Reed to pay the proportion of the rent up to the time he occupies them.
Articles left in the House for Mr Reed are
27 Binn Boards, 6 Troughs, 2 [illegible] 1 fire shovel, I poker, 1 coal rake, 2 Old Tubbs

Witness between the Parties, Anth Hall

Jan 1 1799
Mr Reed further agrees to take the Mill House & lamp room above for which he is to pay an additional rent of five pounds four shilling this part of the rent to commence from this day & the premises to be left in the same situation and condition as the above.

Witness between the Parties, Anthy Hall

[Page 2]

Stockton May 13th 1801

From a Survey of the Premises late in the occupation of Mr Reed both in the Sug’r House & Dwelling House much damage is done several of the gratings belonging the stove are [illegible], several of the [illegible] boards the bed bottom, in the Mens room are quite rotten owing to the keeping of Poultry & other articles not proper for a dwelling house there was three women in over two days in cleaning out those places - - a great number of squares was left broke in the Dwelling house the papering & painting in the rooms much damaged particularly in those rooms shutt up, the house was let to live in & not to be shutt up & the Damage to the inner upon a moderate calculation it will take between five & six pounds to put the premises into a decent state in the same condition they were in when Mr Reed entered.
The opinion of Anth’y Hall who made the agreement for them with Mr Reed.

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