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Unformatted text preview: • Apply patent to operate lighthouse -Purpose: to maintain its rights and earn more money • Grant a lease to private individual who would build the lighthouse with his own money.-Purpose: to secure the co-operation between Trinity House and private individuals • 14miles offshore from Plymouth where only a little crest of rock was visible at high water. • 1665: although desirable (with great demand), it was hard to erect a lighthouse. • 1692: Trinity House made an agreement with Walter Whitfield to build the lighthouse there. • Later, Walter Whitfield transferred its right to Henry Winstanley • 1699: Construction of lighthouse completed . • 1703: the lighthouse was swept away by a great storm. – loss: lives and £4000. – Compensation: £200 and £100pension per year • No one construct new lighthouses with the public interests at heart. (people considerated private profit) • 1703-1709: Lovett and Rudyerd built new lighthouses to earn private profits – 99years lease with a rent of £100 per year and they took all the profits •...
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