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the following titles respectively; namely, “H.'s Portraits of Eminent Statesmen,” “ Beechey's Genis,” “ Portraits and Memoirs of Archbishops,” &c.: AND WHEREAS in pursuance of the said agreement between the said A. and B., an indenture of partnership, bearing eren date with these presents, hath been duly executed between them, whereby the said partnership of A. and B. is constituted for the term of twenty-one years, determinable at the expiration of the first seven or fourteen years of the said term upon six calendar months' notice, and likewise determinable upon the death of either party, and whereby, amongst other things, it is declared and agreed that the capital of the said partnership shall consist of the copyright of and in the works and publications hereinbefore mentioned, stock in trade, goods, chattels, credits, and effects of the said late firm of II. & A., including the lease of certain apartments, being the ground floor in the house No. Regent Street, wherein the business of the said last-mentioned firm was carried on, together with the furniture and fixtures therein: AND WHEREAS, in consideration of the purchase by the said B. of the said share of the said H. as aforesaid, by means of the said bills of exchange so drawn by him the said s. I., and likewise in consideration of the joint use and employment of the said share by the said firm of A. & B., for the purposes of the said partnership, and likewise in consideration of the assignment hereinafter contained on the part of the said S. I., of five sixth parts of the copyright of the several works hereinafter mentioned or referred to, the said A. and B. have agreed to employ the said S. I., as the editor of certain of the said publications already published, and also of other publications to be published by the said firm, at the salary and under the stipulations and conditions hereinafter mentioned, and have likewise agreed to indemnify the said S. I. by the means hereinafter mentioned against the nonpayment by the said B. of the said bills of exchange or any of them when the same shall become due and payable. Now thIS INDENTURE WITNESSETH, that, in consideration of the premises, they the said A. & B. do hereby jointly and severally for themselves, their heirs, executors, and administrators, covenant, promise, and agree with and to the said S. I., his executors, administrators, and assigns, in manner following; (that is to say), that they the said A. and B. shall and will, during the continuance of the said partnership, and in case of the dissolution of the said partnership as aforesaid, then that the party or parties who shall continue the business thereof shall and will employ the said S. I., and no other person or persons, unless with his consent, as the editor of the following works, namely, “H.'s Portraits of Eminent Statesmen,” “ Portraits and Memoirs of Archbishops,” &c., and likewise as editor of all periodical and other works to be published by the said firma of A. & B., which do or shall or may consist of or relate to religious, ecclesiastical, classical, or academical subjects, or shall consist of illustrations of plates or engravings upon such subjects, the duties of sneh editor being to write and compose certain observations by way of illustrations of the said plates and engravings: And also, that they the said A. & B., or the party or parties so continuing the said business as aforesaid, shall and will so long as the said S. I. shall continue in his situation of editor as aforesaid, and well and truly perform the duties thereof, allow and pay to the said S. I. a fixed salary at the rate of £200 per annum, to be paid and payable by quarterly payments as hereinafter menday of

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tioned, and likewise an additional salary to be equal in amount to one sixth part of the profits of the said partnership of A. & B., as the same profits shall be ascertained on the

in every year during the continuance of the said partnership, such last-mentioned salary to be paid and payable to the said S. I. from time to time within one calendar month after

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successive also, that they the said A. & B., or the party or parties so continuing the said business as aforesaid, shall and will, so long as the said salary of €200 per annum shall be payable to the said s. I. by virtue of these presents, well and truly pay the same from time to time without any deduction or abatement whatsoever, by equal quarterly payments, on the first day of every third calendar month succeeding the day of the date hereof in the year, (the first of such quarterly payments to be made on the

now next ensuing), at the said mesRegent Street, or at any other house where the business of the said partnership shall be carried on: And also, shall and will, so long as the said additional salary shall be payable to the said S. I. by virtue of these presents, well and truly pay the same from time to time, without any deduction or abatement whatsoever, on the 31st day of every December in each succeeding year at the place aforesaid, the first of such last-mentioned payments to be made on the 31st day of December now next ensuing; and in case it shall happen that any quarterly portion of the said annual salary of £200, or any part of the said additional salary, shall respectively be in arrear and unpaid by the space of fourteen days next after any of the aforesaid days wherein the same ought to be paid as herein provided, it shall be lawful for the said S. I., his executors or administrators, to enter the said apartments and premises, No. Regent Street aforesaid, or any other premises where the said partnership shall or may for the time being be carried on, and distrain for such arrears, and the distress and distresses then and there found, to take and carry away and keep or otherwise to sell and dispose thereof, as landlords may in the case of arrears of rent; and by means of such distress and sale as aforesaid, to satisfy himself or themselves the amount of such arrears of salary and all expenses occasioned by the nonpayment thereof: And also, that they the said A. & B., or the party or parties so continuing the said business as aforesaid, shall and will, from time to time and at all times during the continuance of the said partnership, permit the said s. I. at all seasonable hours to inspect as well the books of account of the said partnership, as all letters, accounts, vouchers, receipts, memorandums, and other documents relating to the said partnership, which from time to time shall be in the possession of the said partners, party, or parties, or any or either of them: Provided that nothing hereinbefore contained shall be deemed or construed to give to the said S. I. a specific share of or specific lien upon the profits of the said partnership, so as to make him a partner therein; or any specific lien or claim upon the said profits whatsoever, further than he may be entitled to under the said power of distress for recovering the arrears of the said annual and additional salary: And the said s. I., for himself, his heirs, executors, and administrators, doth hereby covenant, promise, and agree with and to the said A. & B., and the survivor of them, and the executors and administrators of such survivor, that he the said S. I. shall and will, so long as he shall continue in the situation of

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editor as aforesaid, well, diligently, and truly perform the duties thereof according to the true intent and meaning of these presents, and in particular shall and will complete the editorial illustrations of six parts of the “ Portraits of Eminent Statesmen," and also six parts of the said works entitled “Portraits and Memoirs of Archbishops," &c., in every year at such periods as the said A. & B. shall fix for that purpose

, so that a part of each of the said works may be published every alternate month, and in default thereof shall forfeit all quarterly payments which shall be due in respect of the said annual salary of £200 during the time of such default, and in lieu thereof shall be paid only according to the quantity of work actually performed by him, (that is to sar), in the proportion of £100 for six parts of each work which shall have been completed by him, such £100 being the full estimated payment for the editorial portion of such six complete parts: And also, that he the said S. I. shall and will, during the time he shall be editor as aforesaid, complete the editorial illustration of all works requiring the same quantity of letter-press (reckoning by pages) as the said “Portraits of Eminent Statesmen," within the period and according to the stipulations hereinbefore contained relative to the said work: Provided always, that the said S. I. shall not be called upon by the said A. & B., or by the party or parties continuing the said business as aforesaid, to prepare

for publication in any one year, either in the way of illustration of plates or otherwise, more manuscript than shall be sufficient when printed to complete eighteen sheets of a quarto volume, printed in large pica, and twenty-four sheets of an octavo volume printed in small pica: Provided also, that in case the said S. I. shall fall into ill bealth, and shall produce the certificate of a physician of the College of Physicians in London that he is not in a proper state to pursue the duties of his said editorship, it shall be lawful for the said S. I. to cease from his duties, and thereupon to appoint some fit and proper substitute for him as such editor as aforesaid, to be approved of by the said .1. & B., and to be paid and remunerated by the said S. I., without being required to forfeit any quarterly portions of the said salary of £200 which may become due during that interval

, or any portion of the said additional salary; provided that if the said illness shall exceed three calendar months, the said S. I. shall be paid thereafter until he shall be able to resume his duties only for the work he shall actually perform, the same being estimated according to the mode hereinbefore prescribed in regard to his default of editing the said six parts of the said Hi's “ Portraits of Eminent Statesmen,” &c. AND THIS INDENTURE FERTHER WITNESSETH, that, in further pursuance of the said agreement, and in consideration of the covenants hereinbefore and hereinafter contained on the part of the said A. & B., he the said S. I. hath bargained, sold, assigned, transferred, and set over, and by these presents doth bargain, sell, assign, transfer, and set over unto the said A. & B., their executors, administrators, and assigns, five sixth parts or shares (he the said S. I. retaining possession and enjoying the remaining one sixth part or share) of and in the copyright of the literary portion of the several works hereinbefore mentioned or referred to respectively, entitled “H.'s Portraits of Eminent Statesmen,” “ Por traits and Memoirs of Archbishops,” &c., and all and singular the works which shall or may hereafter be published by the said A. & Bu or any other party or parties who for the time being shall or mas

carry on the business of the said partnership, to hold the said five sixth parts or shares of the said copyright, and all the profits, benefits, and advantages thereof, unto the said A. & B., their executors, administrators, and assigns, for and during and unto the full end of the term of twenty-one years, to commence from the day of the date hereof; And the said A. & B. do hereby jointly and severally for themselves, their heirs, executors, and administrators, covenant, promise, and declare, with and to the said S. I., his executors, administrators, and assigns, that they the said A. & B., or one of them, shall and will take up and fully pay, satisfy, and discharge the said bills of exchange and every of them, when and as they respectively shall become due and payable; And also, that each of them the said A. & B. shall and will execute a joint and several warrant of attorney, bearing even date with these presents, authorizing certain attornies therein respectively named, to enter upon record, judgment against them jointly as copartners in trade, and each of them individually, in her Majesty's Court of Queen's Bench, at the suit of the said S. I., for the sum of £4000, and costs of suit, on which said warrant of attorney it is hereby agreed and declared that judgment shall be forthwith entered up, and that execution shall be issued on such judgment in case default shall be made in payment of any of the said bills of exchange in manner aforesaid, according to the true intent and meaning of these presents. IN WITNESS, &c.

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Deed of Partnership in a Colliery.
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IIIS INDENTURE, made the

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between John Cole, of

in the county of Esq., of the one part, and John Church, of in the county of Gentleman, of the other art: WHEREAS, by an indenture of demise, bearing date the day next before the day of the date of these presents, and made or expressed to be made between Sir Henry Hartley therein described, of the one part, and the said John Cole and John Church of the other part, the said Sir Henry Hartley hath, for the considerations therein mentioned, demised, leased, and to farm let, unto the said John Cole and John Church, their executors, administrators, and assigns, All those mines, beds, or delphs of coal, already opened or hereafter to be opened, lying and being within and under the lands of the said Sir Henry Hartley, situate in the manors, towns, parishes, fields, precincts, or territories of Singleton, Windgrave, &c., and any parishes, townships, and places adjacent thereto, in the said county of and in a plan to the said indenture annexed more particularly described or referred to, with all and singular the appurtenances, Together with full power, license, and authority, to and for the said John Cole and John Church, their executors, administrators, and assigns, to enter upon the said lands and premises; and to open, sink, dig, drive, work, and make any pits, shafts, adits, and drains under the said lands, (except as therein is excepted), for the purpose of searching and working the said mines, delphs, and beds of coal, together with other powers, authorities, and privileges incidental to the working of collieries; but with certain reservations therein particularly mentioned: To hold the said mines, beds, or delphs of coal, with the liberties, powers, and privileges therein before demised, except the mines, beds, or delphs of coal under the lands respectively called the manor of Winthrop, and lands in Wilton, north of the road from to , and coloured yellow, and the powers and privileges applicable to the said excepted lands, unto the said John Cole and John Church, their executors, administrators, and assigns, as tenants in common, from the day of the date of the said indenture of demise, for and during the term of forty-two years, determinable as therein mentioned; And to hold the said mines, beds, and delphs of coal under the lands respectively, called the manor of Winthrop, and lands in Wilton coloured yellow, together with all and singular the powers, liberties, and privileges thereinbefore mentioned and contained, applicable to the said last-mentioned mines, unto the said John Cole and John Church, their executors, administrators, and assigns, as tenants in common, from the day of the date of the said indenture, for and during the term of twenty years, determinable as therein mentioned, and also upon certain events mentioned in the said indenture; To hold the said last-mentioned beds or delphs of coal, collieries, powers, and privileges, for and during the term of twentytwo years, to commence from the expiration of the said term of twentr years; And the said John Cole and John Church have, by the said now reciting indenture, jointly and severally, for themselves, their heirs, executors, and administrators, covenanted, promised, and declared with and to the said Sir Henry Hartley, his heirs and assigns, that they the said John Cole and John Church, their executors, administrators, and assigns, shall and will, within two calendar months after the execution of these presents, upon a scite to be jointly fixed by the mineral agent of the said Sir Henry Hartley, his heirs or assigns, and the said John Cole and John Church, their executors, administrators, and assigns, sink one pit or shaft in or upon the said land and premises described in the said plan, for working and getting the Blackgang bed of coal, with other necessary pumping and engine or other shafts; and continue to work and pursue the said pits or shafts in an efficient and workmanlike manner, until a colliery shall be established upon the said scite; and shall and will, in an efficient and workmanlike manner as aforesaid, continue to work the said colliery; and shall and will, in the course of working the said shaft and colliery, proceed as speedily as possible to the said Blackgang bed of coal; and shall and will. by the ways and means aforesaid, raise and get such a supply of coal as shall, within five years after the execution of the said now reciting indenture, be sufficient to produce in and for each and every year up to that period, at least, the fixed rent of £600 per annum; AND FURTher, that in case the said pit or shafts and colliery, having been fairly and truly, and in a proper and workmanlike manner, carried to the said Blackgang bed of coal, it shall thereupon appear that the mines, beds, or delphs of coal, which shall be found in the said pits or shafts, are incapable of being worked to the advantage of the said John Cole and John Church, their executors, administrators, or assigns, they the said John Cole and John Church, their executors, administrators, or assigns, shall and will, immediately after such failure

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