Group Title: Historic St. Augustine: Block 7 - Lot 4
Title: [Letter to Mr. Overton G. Ganong re Lease Agreement No. 2958]
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Title: Letter to Mr. Overton G. Ganong re Lease Agreement No. 2958
Series Title: Historic St. Augustine: Block 7 - Lot 4
Physical Description: Correspondence
Language: English
Creator: Williams, James T.
Publication Date: 1977
 Subjects
Subject: Saint Augustine (Fla.)
37 Saint George Street (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
De Hita House (Saint Augustine, Fla.)
Spatial Coverage: North America -- United States of America -- Florida -- Saint Johns -- Saint Augustine -- 37 Saint George Street
Coordinates: 29.8966 x -81.313257
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Bibliographic ID: UF00090508
Volume ID: VID00005
Source Institution: University of Florida
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution.
Resource Identifier: B7-L4

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State of Florida




DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES


HARMON W. SHIELDS
Executive Director


CROWN BUILDING / 202 BLOUNT STREET / TALLAHASSEE 32304


REUBIN O'D. ASKEW
Governor
BRUCE A. SMATHERS
Secretary of State
ROBERT L. SHEVIN
Attorney General
GERALD A. LEWIS
Comptroller
BILL GUNTER
Treasurer
DOYLE CONNER
Commissioner of Agriculture
RALPH D.TURLINGTON
Commissioner of Education


November 14, 1977




Mr. Overton G. Ganong
Acting Director
Historic St. Augustine
Preservation Board
Post Office Box 1987
St. Augustine, Florida 32084

Dear Mr. Ganong:

Deed from St. Augustine Restoration Foundation,
Inc. to the Board of Trustees, recorded in O. R.
Book 332, Pages 588-589, public records of St.
Johns County

Enclosed is fully-executed Lease Agreement No. 2958 between the
Board of Trustees and the Department of State, for use and
benefit of Historic St. Augustine Preservation Board.


-rely,


ames T. Williams, Chief
Bureau of State Lands
Division of Resource Management


JTW/sh

Enclosure


NOV 17 ir9

Historic St. Augustine
reservationn Board Research Dept


DIVISIONS ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES LAW ENFORCEMENT MARINE RESOURCES
RECREATION AND PARKS RESOURCE MANAGEMENT











STATE OF FLORIDA
BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE INTERNAL IMPROVEMENT TRUST FUND



LEASE AGREEMENT


No. 2958


WHEREAS, Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement

Trust Fund holds title to certain lands and property being uti-

lized by the State of Florida for public purposes, and

WHEREAS, Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement

Trust Fund is directed and authorized in Section 253.03, Florida

Statutes, to enter into leases for the use, benefit and posses-

sion of public lands by State agencies which may properly use and

possess them for the benefit of the State;

NOW, THEREFORE, this agreement made between BOARD OF

TRUSTEES OF THE INTERNAL IMPROVEMENT TRUST FUND as LESSOR, and

STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF STATE, for use and benefit of

Historic St. Augustine Preservation Board as LESSEE,

WITNESSETH:

The parties, for and in consideration of mutual covenants

and agreements hereinafter contained, hereby covenant and agree as

follows:

1. The lessor does hereby lease to the lessee the fol-

lowing described premises in the County of St. Johns State

of Florida, together with the improvements thereon:

A parcel of land in Block 7 of the City of St.
Augustine, Florida, being more fully described
as follows:

Commencing at the northeast corner of Cuna Street
and St. George Street in said City of St. Augustine;
thence in a northerly direction to the east line of
said St. George Street 165 feet 1 inch to a point;
thence continuing on said east line of St. George
S1-c' v' :~ 11 'in'- of aeciin~ t of ein at the
southwest corner of the herein aescrle1 ucu-l _I,
land; thence continuing in a northerly direction on
said east line of St. George Street 67.52 feet to
the northwest corner of the base of a shell concrete
fence post; thence easterly on a line having an
angle with the last described course at 89024' in
the southeast quadrant a distance of 150 feet; thence

LEGAL DESCRIPTION APPROVED
AND
LM13-375 THIS INSTRUMENT WAS PREPARED BY
JAMES T. WILLIAMS
ELLIOT BUILDING
TALLAHASSEE, FLORIDA 32304


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No. 2958 Page 2


in a southerly direction on a line having an angle
with the last described course of 90036' in the
southwest quadrant a distance of 62.75 feet; thence
in a westerly direction on a line having an angle
with the last described course of 91016' in the
northwest quadrant a distance of 150 feet to the
point of beginning; being the same parcel of land
described in deed recorded in Deed Book 191, Page 88,
Public Records of St. Johns County, Florida.




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No. 2958 Page 3


TO HAVE AND TO HOLD the above described land for a

period of Ninety-nine (99) years from the date hereof, for the

purposes of developing, improving, operating, maintaining and

otherwise managing said land for public purposes.

2. The lessee shall have the right to enter upon said

land for all purposes necessary to the full enjoyment by said

lessee of the rights herein conveyed to it.

3. The lessee shall through its agents and employees

cooperate to prevent the unauthorized use of said land or any use

thereof not in conformity with this lease.

4. This lease shall terminate at the sole option of

the lessor, and the lessee shall surrender up the premises to the

lessor, when and if said premises, including lands and improve-

ments, shall cease to be used for public purposes. As used in

this agreement, the term "public purposes" shall mean all or any

of the purposes, actions or uses which the law authorizes to be

done or performed by the lessee or by any of the officers, agents

or employees of the lessee for and on behalf of the lessee. Any

costs arising out of the enforcement of the terms of this lease

agreement shall be the exclusive obligation of the lessee, payable

upon demand of the lessor.

5. The lessor does not warrant or guarantee title,

right or interest in the hereinabove described property.

6. The lessor or its duly authorized agents shall

have the right at any time to inspect the said land and the works

and operations thereon of the lessee in any matter pertaining to

this agreement.

7. Any inequities that may subsequently appear in this

lease shall be subject to negotiation upon written request of

either party, and the parties agree to negotiate in good faith as

to any such inequities.











No. 2958 Page 4


8. This agreement is for public purposes and the

lessee shall have the right to enter into further agreements or

to sublease all or any part of the within land so long as the

agreement and/or sublease shall effectively carry out and further

the general purposes herein described after written notice to

and right of rejection by the lessor.

9. The lessee hereby covenants and agrees to inves-

tigate all claims of every nature at its own expense and to

indemnify, protect, defend, hold and save harmless the Board of

Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund from any and all

claims, actions, lawsuits and demands of any kind or nature arising

out of this agreement.

10. This agreement is executed in duplicate, each copy

of which shall for all purposes be considered an original.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, the legally designated agent of
the Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund has
hereunto subscribed his name and has caused the official seal of
the'Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund to
be hereunto affixed, in the City of Tallahassee, Florida, on this
the 10th day of November A. D. 19 77, and the State of
Florida Department of State has duly executed same and has affixed
its official seal hereto this 10th day of November A. D.
1977.

(SEAL) BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE INTERNAL
.BOAD-OF.'. TRUS-TEES IMPROVEMENT TRUST FUND OF THE STATE
OF.-'THE INTERNAL OF FLORIDA
IMPROVEMENT'.TROST


"I ^*".'t"- : ^?, By / k ^ B
S. .' Ex cutive Director, Department of
:. t'......" N tural Resources,
.... Agent for the Board of Trustees of
"';: the Internal Improvement Trust Fund,
authorized to execute this instrument
for and on its behalf pursuant to
Section 253.431, Florida Statutes,
and resolution recorded in its min-
utes of July 1, 1975.

STATi'F FLORIJ^1DEPARTMENT OF STATE


(SEAL)
STATE OF FLORIDA
DEFP.';.'I1T OF STATE


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