|Content Description||First Party: Arthur Edward Elliott, secretary of the London and Fort George Land Company Limited.|
Second Party: Henry P.A.D. [Pelham-Clinton], 7th Duke of Newcastle [under Lyne].
Agreement for the lease from (1) to (2) of Clumber House, Nottinghamshire as described in the first schedule [74.490 acres as coloured pink on attached plan]; reserves to (1) rights listed in second schedule; (2) agrees to: (a) payment of rent; (b) payment of taxes; (c) upkeep of lawns; (d) maintenance of bushes; (e) maintenance of Electric Power House; (f) keep Clumber Church open; (g) maintenance of gardens; (h) maintenance of paddocks; (i) exercising of sporting rights in sportsmanlike manner; (j) protect lands from damage done through sporting rights; (k) all game killed are the property of (1); gives details of eviction in case of rent arrears or breach of agreement.
(1) agrees to: (i) quiet possesion on payment of rent and observation of agreement; (ii) repair of all buildings; (iii) provision of adequate water supply; (iv) maintenance of sewage system; (v) maintenance of gates; (vi) provision of fire insurance; (vii) preservastion of trees that provide amenities; (viii) payment of taxes on sporting rights; (ix) keep a sufficient head of game; (x) employment of adequate staff for preservation of sporting amenities.
Rent: £500 [payable in two half yearly installments].
First schedule describes the premises being let and rights included [right of way over company tracks on the premises and exclusive sporting rights in Clumber Park].
Second schedule reserves several rights to (1) including mineral rights, removal of wood, supply of power and right of way over roadways.
Includes plan showing the land in question coloured pink with Clumber Lake to the south; includes compass.
Includes note dated 30 Apr. 1929 stating that the rent is reduced to £300 per annum and that the lease is now vested in the executors of the Will of the Duke.