|Content Description||First Party: Henry Pelham Archibald Douglas [Pelham-Clinton, 7th] Duke of Newcastle under Lyne.|
Second Party: William Hickson, esquire, of Clumber Cottage, Worksop, Nottinghamshire.
Lease from (1) to (2) for 14 years of Clumber Cottage, situated within Clumber Park in the parish of Worksop; includes covenants relating to repairs and maintenance, inspection of the property, insurance, trade and so on; includes clause that the lease will be void if the improvements are not completed within the space of a year.
Recitals: (a) fact that (2) is about to expend a sum of £200 in building new dining and bedrooms and making other improvements to the cottage.
Rent: £25 in equal quarterly payments.
Includes a plan with the property in question coloured pink; the plan is drawn to a scale of 6 inches to 1 mile and is marked with the road from Clumber to Worksop.
On the back of the lease is endorsed an extension to the lease, dated 17 Sep. 1897; agreement that (2) may lease the property for a further term of 14 years beginning in 1902.
Ne 6 D 2/13/30/2 is a memorandum of agreement between Joel Haslam and William Hickson dated 9 Nov. 1886, for the lease of Clumber Cottage at an annual rent of £25; attached is a note indicating that the lease may be extended for three years longer than the term.
Ne 6 D 2/13/30/3 is a typescript copy of a letter from Arthur E. Elliott, Newcastle Estate Office, Worksop, Nottinghamshire to William Hickson, Clumber Cottate, Worksop, dated 10 May 1907; refers to the agreement that he will pay an additonal rent of £3 per annum for a new stable and coal house at Clumber Cottage; asks Hickson to send a letter confirming this.
Ne 6 D 2/13/30/4 is a typescript copy of the response from Hickson, dated 11 May 1907 agreeing that an additional rent of £3 is fair and equitable.