Lewis H Everett and Jullia

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Lewis H Everett and Jullia - A " BOUND " GIRL'S INDENTURE An interesting D o...
A " BOUND " GIRL'S INDENTURE An interesting D o c u m e n t -- Mi-- trew* and Maid Mm null} Affrced to In 182U. The follow ini? indenture, lound aniontf the effects of the late S. L. Cverett. Mount Hope, is of h.terest a K s h the ironelad agreement entered i n r the olden t i m e when iriendlehs were npprentieed to inahtei aud mis- This I n d e n t u r e \\-itncsseih.That Scanlin, Ajjred llifilit years, Hath put ··eii. and by these presents, w i t h consent and appro! a t i o n of *rs of the A ' t i i s - H o U s e and the ciry of -Ne\v York, doth v o l u and of h« r own free \vill aiid arcorii. herself Apprentice to Lewis H. Everett ·ind Julia hi,-, \vile, \Vullkill, Orange to learn the A r r , Trade, and 'Servant, and after the m a n n e prt-ntiw to n-rve from the di'.y of t hereol, for aud during the f u l l end term oi Ten years next ensuing: all which lime, the said apprentice ·mistress f a i t h i u l l y shall serve, keep, her l a w f u l command.-? every readily obey: She shall do no her s.iid mitress nor see it done by others, w i t h o u t letting or thereof to her said mistress. She not waste her said mistress' goods, lend u n l a w l u l l y to any: ·commit fornication, nor contract matrimony within the said term: \t cards, dice, or any other u n l a w f u l ·shall not play, whereby her said may have damage: with her own nor the goods of others, w i t h o from her said mistress, she shall buy nor sell: She shall not absent herself day or niicht from her said -service, without her leave; iior h a ^ale-houses, taverns, nor play-houses: but in all things behave herself as faithful Apprentice ought to do, the said term. Arid the said mistress shall use the utmost of herendeavours Teach, or cause to be taught or ··ad, the said Apprentice, in the trade mistery of a Servant. And procure provide for her sufficient meat, drink, apparel, lodging, and washing, fitting- an Apprentice, d u r i n g the years. And teach the said Apprentice read and write and give here a suit new Clothing iu addition to her old and a new Bible at the expiration time. And for the true performance of and singular the couveuants and agreements aforesaid the said parties bind themselves u n t o the o t h e r presents. In witness uhereof the said parties have interchangeably nnt theit hands seals hereunto. ])ated i h e thirty-first day of .Inly in the f i f t y - f o u Independence of the United States of America and in t h e vear of our J829. Her ELI^A X SCAXLON. M n i k . -JOHN m.'NTER. LEWIS H. EVERETT.

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  1. Middletown Daily Argus,
  2. 01 Sep 1897, Wed,
  3. Page 8

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