A few nice Tenants Rights images I found:
Image from page 612 of “Social England; a record of the progress of the people in religion, laws, learning, arts, industry, commerce, science, literature and manners, from the earliest times to the present day” (1902)
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Title: Social England; a record of the progress of the people in religion, laws, learning, arts, industry, commerce, science, literature and manners, from the earliest times to the present day
Year: 1902 (1900s)
Authors: Traill, H. D. (Henry Duff), 1842-1900
Publisher: London, New York : Cassell and Company, limited
Contributing Library: University of California Libraries
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tshire, onits own account, and let it lo a tenant on the stock and landlease principle. ilie amount of nrablc land let is said tohave been 108 acres, and this was fui-nislied with stock valuedat .£74 7s. 3d. The term taken by the tenant was a shortone, but there is cvidenc(^ that the system in its main out- RURAL KXGLAND. .:)9 14861 lines reniainGd in force for iinwarcls of a century, the leasebeing renewed usually to the same tenant every five or tenyears ; for in 1530 the stock is still entered as unrepaid.During all this time the rent only varied from £14, at tlieoutset, to £14 10s. in 1484, and £15 10s. with a quarter ofoars in 1530: in oth(?r words, if we consider the arable alone,from is. 5d. an acre to a little under 3s. This, however, mustbe rather an over-estimate: for, as in this case the tenanttook the whole demesne, he must also have got the wastes and,apparently, some of the manorial rights. Further, it wasstipulated that the college should pay for all repairs and for
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UUAlING (MS. Cauou. Liturit uJJ.iBtKtleicm Library^ Oxford.) all losses frmii tnurraiii if tlioy exceeded ten per cent. Thus,in 1484, the rent-collector paid the farmer £1 12s. 2d. forrepairs, and charged it t(^ the college. Similarly as to stock,in 1447, the college pays on twenty-two wethers, tluil haddied in the previous j-ear, twenty-four ewes and seventeenhoggs : in 1448 on ninety-two wethers, fourteen ewes and tenhoggs ; and, in 1452, on fifteen wethers, twenty-tive ewes andsix hoggs. The risks undertaken by the college were, in fact,by no means slight, and in the long run must have Lireatlyreduced the burden of the rent upon the tenant, even sup-posing that it had always been jxiid. This, however, was byno means always the case, for we tind from the accoiuits thatthe rent collector was almost constantK- in arrcar. 540 rilE CLOSE OF THE MTDDLE AGES. (1399 Alton Barnes has been given as a gciod tyjiical case, Imtin the matter of arrears it is, if any tiling, hardly up to theaver
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GOP Attacks Lady Bird On Run Down Property in Alabama – Jet Magazine, May 28, 1964
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I thought others might appreciate these tidbits of forgotten history of People of Color.
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