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Art. 3. And whereas the Proposal of the said Jeremy
Bentham which formed the ground of the present
agreement [+] [+] and in which said Proposer the said sum of £27,000 was required on the part of the said Proposer for the purposes aforesaid was stated delivered in on or about the 17th of March
which was in the year of our Lord 1793 and whereas
since that time the prices of divers articles necessary
as materials for the said intended building may
have undergone abatement or currency a very material enhancement And whereas
in particular the prices of bricks has within the
said period received and increase by reason of a undergone an enhancement by means of a
duty thereon imposed by Parliament [+] [+] to wit by an Act of the 28th March 1794, as also that of Glass by an Act of the 17th of April in the same year whereby there
is reason to apprehend that the said sum of
£27,000, although at the time when first <add>stipulated for as aforesaid, it was</add> sufficient for the intended purpose,
would not now be sufficient for the said purposes same And
whereas the delay from whence such increase of
charge may have accrued has not happened through
any default on the part of the said Proposer, but
through the exigencies of the public service Omit
through the circumstances of the lines whereby the
attention of his Majesty's Ministers has been unavoidably
called off to still more important urgent business
of the public service
Now therefore it is hereby
further agreed that in addition to over and above the said originally
stipulated sum of £27,000 shall be an allowance
shall be made on the part of his Majesty to the
said Jeremy Bentham of a sum such sum as shall be sufficient to make

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