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of such Penitentiary House or Houses when built with such
powers and allowances as are hereinafter mentioned, with
such remainders as are also hereinafter mentioned, shall,
within one year from his obtaining full and peaceable possession
of the piece of Ground aforesaid, at his own expence cause
to be erected and adapted to the said purpose a Penitentiary
House upon the said Panopticon plan, of proper form and
sufficient magnitude for the confining maintaining and employing
one thousand Male Convicts at the least, together with
a Chaplain, Surgeon, Taskmaster or Schoolmaster and such other
officers with their Subordinates as shall be found necessary to
the said purpose, in which said Building or in some Building
or Buildings adjoining, a Chapel fit for the use of
such Convicts Officers and Subordinates as also a proper
and sufficient Infirmary shall be included

Art. 2. The said sum of £27,000 £31,000 shall be paid at three
several instalments : to wit £10,000 £12,000 thereof immediately upon
the signature of this Agreement : £10,000 £12,000 within three calendar
months after this date : and the remaining £7,000 so soon
as the said Buildings shall be in readiness for the reception
of the said number of Convicts, three weeks notice at the least
having been given of such readiness on the part of the said
Jeremy Bentham : such payments to be made clear of all deductions,
together with interest at the rate of five per cent per
annum for every such day, if any, during which the same
shall have continued respectively in arrear

Art. 3. And Whereas the Proposal of the said Jeremy
Bentham which formed the basis of the present agreement, and
in which the said sum of £27,000 was required on the part
of the said Proposer for the purposes aforesaid, was delivered
in on or about the 17th of March 1793 And Whereas since that

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