Lease (Duke Street, parish of St Marylebone)

Scope and Content

Lease, 7 Aug 1776, made by Samuel Adams, builder, to Thomas Williams, carpenter, both of the parish of St Marylebone, of property (plan included in document) on Duke Street, St Marylebone, for 96¾ years at a rent of £8 payable after the first two years, with covenants against certain trades being practiced on the premises. Includes details of leases of property between Duke Street, Bentinck Square, and Berkeley Square (giving measurements) to Adams by the trustees of Peter William Baker, son of William Baker, deceased. The trustees named were Henry W. Portman, baker, of Bryanston, Dorset; John Littlehales, of Greek Street, in the parish of St Ann, Westminster; James Clitherow, of Boston House, Hanwell; Rev. William Sellon, of the parish of St James, Clerkenwell; and James Dunne, of the parish of St Marylebone. Signed and sealed by Samuel Adams.

Administrative / Biographical History

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Single item.

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Acquisition Information

Provenance unknown.

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Collection level description.

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

610 x 770mm. Parchment.

Archivist's Note

Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 project.

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