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sum of £233,724,,8,,10 1/2; and according to the reduced estimate
afterwards made by the said Architects would for the said
number of 1000 have amounted to £183,652,,4,,5 1/4, exclusive of
the expences of fitting up and stocking the said Establishment ;
all which expences together , considering the usual and
almost unavoidable difference between estimated and actual expence,
could not reasonably be reckoned at less than £215,000
in the whole ; insomuch that the said Jeremy Bentham,whensoever
he shall have fulfilled the present agreement in relation
to the said intended establishment , with including the fitting up and stocking
of the same , may reasonably be computed to have saved to the public
to the amount of at least £200,000 out of the said £215,000 in
respect of the same at the least. And Whereas the sum of £15,000 ,
(being all that will remain of the said allowed sum of
£27,000 after setting a part the sum of £12,000 for the
maintenance of the said thousand Prisoners for one year)
is not by any means a sufficient allowance for the expence
of building fitting up and stocking as aforesaid but only a partial
allowance towards the same the bulk of the expenditure necessary
for the same being accordingly made up or to be made
up by and out of the private fortune ,or saved by the ingenuity
of the said Jeremy and the said Samuel Bentham or one of
them And Whereas if such Buildings Improvements and
Stock were not to be the property of the said intended Managers
the encouragement necessary to induce them to contribute
by their own money to the improvement of the said
Establishment would be in great measure wanting , And
Whereas on the other hand the fee simple of the said piece of
ground will when purchased be according to the provision of the
said Statute vested in some Feoffee appointed for that purpose by

Identifier: | JB/115/076/001
"JB/" can not be assigned to a declared number type with value 115.



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jeremy bentham

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[[notes_public::"in pencil above in mr nepean's hand / nothing strikes me as objectionable except what i have noted / en" [note in bentham's hand]]]

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