The Bunnell Development Company Papers and Manuscripts

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The Bunnell Development Company Papers and Manuscripts
Alternate title:
Bunnell Home Builder papers and manuscripts
Alternate title:
Bunnell Development Company Land/Lot forms
Physical Description:
Volumes : illustrations, ; 29 cm.


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Housing development -- History -- Florida -- Bunnell ( lcsh )
Real property -- History -- Florida -- Bunnell ( lcsh )
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General Note:
Miscellaneous text and documents from the Bunnell Development Colony, Florida in what is now Flagler County.

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Source Institution:
Flagler County Historical Society
Holding Location:
Flagler County Historical Society
Rights Management:
Copyright Levy County Archives Committee. Permission granted to University of Florida to digitize and display this item for non-profit research and educational purposes. Any reuse of this item in excess of fair use or other copyright exemptions requires permission of the copyright holder.
Resource Identifier:
on10469 ( NOTIS )
1046991505 ( OCLC )
F319.B92 B86 ( lcc )

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It Is Not a Question —Can You Afford to Buy One of These Farms The Fact SsYou Cannot Afford NOT to Buy One Order Blank for a Bunnell ^ Dupont Farm Price *35.20 TERMS: $ 1.00 PER ACRE DOWN BALANCE: $1.00 Per Acre Per Month No Interest No Recording Fees No Taxes No Brokerage DO NOT WRITE IN THESE SPACES Tp. Rs. Blk. Tr. See Back of Order Blank for Ttrmi of Contract THOS. A. VERDENIUS, Bunnell Development Co., Chicago, Ill. Date 19 Please enter my order for a farm of_Acres (Insert here the number ol acres you wish to purchase, whether 10,20 or 40 acres.) of land in Bunnell-Dupont Colony, Florida, for which I agree to pay $35.00 per acre, at the rate of -Dollars (Write in here the amount to be paid each month—$10 a month for 10 acres, $20 a month for 20 acres. $40 a month for 40 acres, etc.) per month, until paid for, subject to the conditions on back hereof. Enclosed find $----as first payment on my farm, and I agree to make monthly payments of $ hereafter until my land is paid for. Upon receipt of this, please send me your legal acknowledgment and advise me which tract has been allotted to me. Name_ S treet _Town_ R. F. D. No_County_State Age Married or Single Occupation THOMAS A. VERDENIUS, 108 S. LA SALLE ST., CHICAGO, ILL


Terms and Conditions Exempt From Taxation. —The Bunnell Development Company agrees to pay the taxes due on this tract, until such time as a Warranty Deed shall have been delivered to the purchaser. No Interest. —The Bunnell Development Company agrees that the purchaser shall NOT be required to pay any interest whatsoever, either on the principal sum or on deferred payments. Thirteen Weeks’ Grace. —It is mutually agreed that when twenty per cent (20%) of said purchase price shall have been paid, The Bunnell Development Company will grant 15 days’ grace on each monthly payment; that when forty per cent (40%) of said purchase price shall have been paid. The Bunnell Development Company will grant 45 days’ grace on each monthly payment; and when sixty per cent (60%) of said purchase price shall have been paid, the Bunnell Development Company will grant thirteen weeks’ grace on each monthly payment. And that no interest shall be charged on such deferred payments during such days of grace. In Event of Sickness. —After ten per cent (10%) of the payments have been made on this contract, if the purchaser should be unable at any time to make a payment by reason of sickness, notice in writing may be given to The Bunnell Development Company of such inability, and the reason therefor, together with a note or letter from the physician attending the purchaser and upon receipt thereof. The Bunnell Development Company agrees that the purchaser shall thereafter have thirteen (13) weeks’ grace for the resumption of payments. Provided, however, that such extension of time by reason of sickness shall be limited to one such extension each year. In Event of Death. —In event of the death of the purchaser before completion of this contract, the Bunnell Development Company agrees that the heirs of the purchaser shall succeed to all his rights, title and interest in said contract, and that such heirs of the purchaser may continue performance of this contract as fully and com pletely as the purchaser could do in his life time, and the Bunnell Development Company further agrees to deliver a Warranty Deed to said property to such person as may be nominated by the said heirs upon the fulfillment of the conditions of this contract. Eight to Sell or Assign.—It is mutually agreed that the purchaser may, upon prior notice to The Bunnell Development Company, assign or sell this contract to any person, and that such assignee shall succeed to all the rights and privileges under this contract. It Is Mutually Agreed by and between the parties hereto, that after the first payment shall have been made, if the purchaser shall fail to make the payments as herein specified, time being the essence of this contract and all its provisions, then and in that event the contract shall, at the option of The Bunnell Development Company, and without further notice, be and become null and void, and all rights of the purchaser growing out of this contract be forfeited as fixed and liquidated damages, except the purchaser shall be entitled to all the rights and privileges growing out of the provisions in the next succeeding paragraph. Ninety Days to Inspect. —It is mutually agreed that the purchaser be allowed ninety (90) days from the date of this contract in which to make a personal inspection of the property, or to send a relative or friend, or to secure some friend in Florida to inspect the property; and if the purchaser, after such inspection, is not satisfied with his property, for any reason whatsoever, he or she may then give notice in writing, and The Bunnell De velopment Company shall then refund all payments made by the purchaser, together with interest at the rate of six per cent (6%) per annum for such time as The Bunnell Development Company shall have had the money in their possession; provided, however, that unless such written notice is received by The Bunnell Development Com pany within ninety days from the date of this contract, the contract shall be binding upon both the purchaser and The Bunnell Development Company. Public Roads.—A strip of ground fifteen feet wide is reserved on all section and half-section lines, to be used as one-half right of way for public roads. It Is Mutually Agreed that this contract is made in Bunnell, Florida, and that all payments on said contract are to be made to The Bunnell Development Company, at their offices at Bunnell, Fla., or to Thos. A. Verdenius, 108 S. LaSalle Street, Chicago, Ill.


Do You Want a Magazine of unusual interest regarding Florida? I am mailing to you herewith my booklet, “A Little Farm—A Big Living.” Kindly read it carefully. It contains complete information on Florida’s greatest colony, Bunnell-Dupont. If you are interested in our colony and would like to receive our monthly magazine, the Bunnell Home Builder, send me your full name and address, and I will have your name placed on our FREE mailing list for the next six months. Thos. A. Verdenius, Woman’s Temple, 108 So. La Salle St. Chicago, Ill. Dear Sir: Please have the Bunnell Home Builder, sent to me, free of cost, for six months. Name_ Street and No__ _’_ City_ State_


IMPORTANT NOTICE TO BUYERS OF LAND IN THE BUNNELL COLONY You will note that I am going to Bunnell shortly and while there we shall carefully go over all the accounts on our books. If your account is not paid up to date please send your remittance at once to the Home Office at Bunnell, so that it may reach that office not later than December 2nd. If you will do this we shall be sure to find your account in first-class condition when we come to check it over. We will accept Liberty Bonds as payments on the land and will give you full credit on your account for same — one hundred cents on the dollar. If your account is already up to date, simply ignore this notice. Yours very truly, jjjPF" NOTE:—Please note if the address on your envelope is your latest address. If not, kindly forward your correct address at once to the Chicago Office, 108 South La Salle Street.