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shall keep him to labour at such places and under such directions
as his Majesty shall by order directed to such Overseer
appoint Now therefore it is further agreed that in pursuance
of the said Act of the 7th of July 1794 the said Lords Commissioners
shall humbly recommend to his Majesty that he would
be graciously pleased to appoint the said Jeremy Bentham to
be Governor of the said hereby intended Penitentiary House
or Houses when erected, with their appurtenances during his
natural life with the same powers as those which his Majesty
is enabled to give to such Overseer as abovementioned
in manner abovementioned, Remainder to any Assignee or
Assignees jointly or successively of the said Jeremy Bentham
for and during the natural life of him the said Jeremy
Bentham or for any term or terms determinable upon his
life, Remainder to the said Samuel Bentham, Remainder
to any Assignee or Assignees of the said Samuel as aforesaid,
with an allowance annexed to the said office of not less than
£12,000 a year payable quarterly clear of all taxes, fees, gratuities
and other deductions whatsoever and with interest in
case of arrear as aforesaid as also to appoint every such successive
Governor as aforesaid Feoffee of the said piece of ground to be purchased
for the purposes of the said Statute of the 7th of July 1794
as aforesaid : provided that such allowance shall not begin to become
due untill one year after the day when the said intended
establishment shall be in readiness to receive the said Convicts
in pursuance to notice as aforesaid : the said allowance of £27,000 £31,000
together with the supplemental allowance stipulated for as above
mentioned, being intended to include all the charges attending
the custody, maintenance and employment of the said original
number of 1000 Convicts in manner hereinaftermentioned during

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