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University leases: Sigma Alpha Epsilon House, "Bachelors Hall", and blank form

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State of California,


County of Santa Clara

On this 16th day of August in the year one thousand eight hundred and ninety-three, before me W. E. Norris a Notary Public in and for said Santa Clara County, residing therein, duly commissioned and sworn, personally appeared

Jane Stanford

known to me to be person whose name is subscribed to the within instrument, and she acknowledged that she executed the same.

In witness Whereof, I have hereunto set my hand, and affixed my Official Seal, at my office in the said County of Santa Clara, the day and year in this Certificate first above written.

W. E. Norris

Notary Public,

Santa Clara County, State of California

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and will keep the street and ditches in front of said premises in order.

The cost of water privileges in connection with said premises are to be paid by the said party of the second part.

The party of the second part further covenants and agrees to surrender possession of said premises at the end of the term provided in good order and condition (necessary and usual wear thereof excepted), and the parties of the first part covenant and agree at that time to pay to the party of the second part, a sum equivalent to ninety per cent of the then fair and just value of the building erected on said premises in pursuance of the provisions of this lease and then remaining, such value to be ascertained in the manner above provided by appraisers chosen and acting as above specified.

It is Further Provided, that if the party of the second part shall so elect and shall give due notice in writing of such election to the party of the first part, ninety days prior to the expiration of the term of this lease, another lease for a similar term of ten years will be made upon such conditions as may be agreed upon by the parties.

The party of the second part covenants and agrees that said premises shall be used and occupied only as a residence or boarding-house and not for any other or different purposes, it being expressly agreed and understood that no intoxicants of whatsoever kind shall be sold on the premises, and that he will not sell, underlet nor sublet the whole or any part of said premises to any person whomsoever, without the written consent of the party of the first part or the successor being endorsed upon this lease and signed by the parties of the first part or their successor.

And it is further understood and agreed that for а violation by the party of the second part of any of the covenants or conditions of this lease, the said parties of the first part may re-enter upon said premises and take possession of the same as in its first condition and estate, and this lease shall terminate and be void.

And the party of the first part for themselves, their successors and assigns covenant and agree to and with the party of the second part their executors, administrators and assigns that they the said party of the second party their executors, administrators and assigns paying the said rent and observing and fulfilling the said conditions and covenants to be by them paid, observed and fulfilled shall and may peaceably hold, possess and enjoy said premises during the continuance of this lease without let, molestation or hindrance.

In witness whereof, the respective parties have hereunto set their hands and seals this 16th day of August A. D. 1893


Jane L. Stanford SEAL

Acting Trustees of the Leland Stanford Jr. University

R. E. Allardice SEAL

Douglas H. Campbell SEAL

E. H. Woodruff SEAL

Albert P. Carman SEAL

W. E. Norris

Witness to the signature of Jane L. Stanford, party of the first part. R. E. Allardice, Douglas H. Campbell, E. H. Woodruff, & Albert P. Carman, party of the second part.

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