THIS CONTRACT made this day of __
1946, between the Trustees of the Llambias House, parties of the
first part, hereinafter referred to as the LESSORS, and W. Bruce
Ayres, party of the second part, hereinafter referred to as the
LESSEE, shall make provisions as hereafter stated concerning the
rental and maintenance of that property known as TEE LLAMBIAS
HOUSE, situate and lying at No. St. Francis Street, City of
St. Augustine, and County of St. Johns.
IT IS HEREBY AGREED, that the Lessee shall be given the
full right, privilege and possession of the above named property,
(subject to the hereinafter named amendment), for himself, his
heirs or assigns for a period of five years, with the option of
renewal thereof in consideration of the sum of Fifty ($50.00)
Dollars per month for the first year, beginning June 1, 1946; the
sum of Seventy Five ($75.00) per month for the second year, be-
ginning June 1, 1947; and the sum of One Hundred Dollars per month
for the third year, beginning June 1, 1948, and continuing there-
IT IS FURTHER AGREED, That the Lessee will keep this
property in good repair, and will renovate and maintain same at
all times during the period of this lease; all labor, utilities,
and furnishings will be provided by Lessee; but the actual cost
of building materials, such as lumber, paint, plumbing and electri-
cal fixtures which are intended to remain as permanent improvements
shall be paid for by the Lessors.
FURTHER, It is agreed that the Lessee shall at his own
expense provide necessary plants, trees and flowers to improve the
property, and shall keep the grounds in good order at all times.
He is hereby empowered to make such improvements and changes as he
shall find necessary, and which meet with the approval of the Lessors.
He shall be permitted to begin work on these grounds and the reno-
vation of the building at any time after April 1st, 1946, in order
to meet the seasonal requirements necessary.
FURITE R, It is agreed that the Lessors will permit the
Lessee to conduct such business enterprises as will be consis-
tent with the location and history of the building which will
enable him to secure the necessary income to maintain the
property in good condition and to pay the rental thereof.
FURTHER, It is agreed that the Lessors will pay all taxes
and insurances on said property, and save harmless the Lessee
from any damage incurred by wind, rain, fire or acts of God; or
from results of any defects which may be inherent in the building.
AMENDMENiT TO ABOVE:
In the event that the Lessors shall deem it
necessary for any good and proper reason to cancel,
void and make null the agreement as stated above, it
is understood that the Lessors shall give the Lessee
t lealt'Kone year's notice to vacate this property;
'anadshal give due consideration that his livelihood
'would not be injured or impaired by such a change of
The Lessee shall hereby agree to submit all proposals for
change and improvement of the property to the Lessors; to permit
them to examine his records from time to time if they so desire;
and to abide by their decisions in the event of a controversy
concerning the policies of management of this property. It is
also understood that ti Lessors shall also give every considera-
tion to the Lessee, insofar as possible, and shall cooperate
with him to the fullest extent of their ability at all times.