This Agreement, Made between.................----........................R. B. Congdon................................................

of the County of-.............New Castle............-.........and State of....................Delaware.....................of the first part, and

.............................................................................C. S. Milligan...............................................................................

of................Wilmington, Delaware............................................................................................

of the second part, witnesseth: That the said party of the first part has this day leased unto the party of the second part the following described premises, to-wlt:

....................................................The First Floor and Basement of the Storeroom..................................................

........................No..............199 Market......................Street................................................................................

for the term of...............On« Year............................from and after the..........................first..................day of

...............March....................................................A.D., 1901...~, at the...........................Monthly...........................rent of

........................Thirty-seven 50-100 Dollars........................to be paid as follows, to-wlt:

..........................on the date of this Lease and on each month thereafter in advance....

And it is further agreed that if any rent shall be due and unpaid, demand therefor being waived, or if default be made in any of the covenants herein contained, it shall then be lawful for said party of the first part to re-enter the said premises and remove all persons and property therefrom, or he may recover possession thereof, by action for the forcible detention of said property as provided for in the laws of the state pertaining to rented property.

And the said party of the second part agrees to hire said premises, and to pay the party of the first part therefor the ..............................Monthly..............................rent of..............................Thirty-seven 50-100 Dollars..............................

to be paid as follows, to wit:..................on the date of this lease and on each month thereafter in advance....................

except when said premises are untenable by reason of fire from any other cause than the carelessness of the party of the second part, or of persons of.........his.........family, or in.........his.........employ, or by superior force or inevitable necessity

And the said party of the second part covenants that.........he.........will use said premises as a........storeroom.........

and for no other purpose whatever; and that.........he.........especially will not use said premises nor permit the same to be used for any unlawful business or purposes whatever; that.........he.........will not assign this lease or let or underlet said premises without the written consent of the lessor, under the penalty of the forfeiture of all........his.........rights under the rease; and that.........he.........will use due care and diligence in guarding said property from damage ; that........he.........wil

Keep the same in such repair as the same now are, or may at any time be placed in by the lessor, damages by superior force inevitable necessity, or fire from any other cause than from the carelessness of the lessee, or persons cf.........his.........family, or in.........his.........employ, excepted; and that at the expiration of this lease, or upon a breach by said lessee of any of the covenants herein contained.........he.........will, without further notice of any kind, quit and surrender the possession of said premises in as good condition as reasonable use, natural wear and decay thereof will permit, damages by fire as aforesaid, superior force, or inevitable necessity, only excepted.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the said parties have hereto subscribed their names on this................first....................

may of...................March............A.D., 1901.

Witnesses: , ...„..................R. B. Congdon...........................

............Charles Worth.......... ............ ...................C. S. Milligan...........................

..................Henry Ryan.....■...........................................................................................

Lease

It is important both for the owner of the property and the one who rents it that the agreement be properly and carefully drawn, signed and witnessed. Each party to the agreement should keep a copy duly signed and witnessed.