Documents associated with: White House, lease
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System Number: 06147
Date: 14 September 1877
Author: George and William Webb
Recipient: Edward William Godwin
Repository: Glasgow University Library
Call Number: MS Whistler W144
Document Type: ALS
GEO. & WM WEBB,
11, AUSTIN FRIARS,
OLD BROAD STREET, E. C.
14 Septr 1877
TO E. W. Godwin Esq
8 Victoria Chambers
Please inform us if the land is freehold or leasehold & if leasehold what terms & fwd rent, what is the price he pays for the land, what is the proposed cost of the house, & what is the presumed value of the land with house on it when completed? If the answers are satisfactory we should have no difficulty in getting the money.
Geo. & Wm Webb
'80 year lease ab £29
Cost proposed about £1500
val[ue] of whole at 20 years 4800 fee if S. were let sept [separately] one wd get £100 a year[,] other [would get £]140 [a year]'
1. George and William Webb
Lawyers, who raised a mortgage for JW to cover the cost of erecting his new house and studio, the White House, in Tite Street.
3. 80 year lease ... a year
The remainder of the text is written at the foot of the letter by Godwin.