Sentence Examples

  • A commission appointed in 1757 worked zealously for the repeal of many agricultural abuses; and several great landed proprietors introduced hereditary leaseholds, and abolished the servile tenure.
  • They were allowed to occupy small leaseholds on the large estates on condition of performing a certain amount of work for the landlord.
  • This increase was due to a variety of causes - the improvement in the political condition of the country, the creation of leaseholds after the abolition of the 40s.

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