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"be limited" " appointment of Feoffee under the Act- And Whereas in and by an Instrument dated
this day the said piece of Ground has been fixed upon accordingly
and the said Jeremy Bentham appointed sole Feoffee
for the purpose of purchasing the same And Whereas he the
said Jeremy Bentham hath proposed at his own expence
but upon such terms and conditions and for such considerations
as are hereinafter mentioned, to erect and adapt to the
purpose aforesaid a building of a new and peculiar nature
invented by Samuel Bentham Knight of the Military
Order of St George of Russia and Brigadier General in her
Imperial Majesty's Service, Brother of the said Jeremy
Bentham, under the name of a Panopticon or Inspection
House in and by means of which said Building any number
of persons may, in as far as it shall be thought
proper, be kept under the inspection of any person or number
of persons in charge thereof during any or every moment of
their respective lives Now these presents witness and the
said Jeremy Bentham for himself his Heirs, Executors &
Administrators doth covenant promise and agree to and with
the said Lords Commissioners as also the said Lords Commissioners for themselves and Successors to and with the
said Jeremy Bentham his Heirs Executors & Administrators
in manner following : viz:

Article .1. 1 - Building at the expence of the Contractor — The said Jeremy Bentham, for and in consideration
of the sum of twenty seven thousand pound to be paid in
manner hereinafter mentioned, with the addition of such supplemental
allowance as is herein also mentioned, as also in
consideration of his being to be be appointed Governor of such
Penitentiary House or Houses when built with such powers
and allowances as are herein after mentioned, with such remainders

Identifier: | JB/115/084/002
"JB/" can not be assigned to a declared number type with value 115.


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