DODD & STEVENSON, PRINTERS, SALEM.

This Indenture,
Made the tenth
day of November

in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and

Thirty five Between

Anthony McKallor, John Mc

Donald and Harvey Brown

the Superintendents of the Poor-House of the

County of Washington, in the State of New-York, of the one part, and   Robert
Foster of the town of Jackson

in the county of Wash-

ington , in the state aforesaid, of the other part, Witnesseth, That the said Superintend-
ents of the Poor-House aforesaid, have put, placed and bound, and by these presents, do
put, place, and bind       Simeon Bingham       aged

         seven years

old the twenty seventh day of last December

who is now a pauper,

chargeable to the county of Washington aforesaid,

to the said Robert Foster

.
to be an apprentice with him
the said Robert Foster

to dwell from the date of these pre-

sents until the said Simeon Bingham

shall come to the age of

Twenty one

years, according to the statutes in such case made and provided,

To learn the craft, mystery and occupation of a farmer.
.
.
.
And the said Robert Foster for himself, his

executors

and administrators, doth hereby covenant and promise to and with the said Superintend-
ents, and their successors in office, for the time being, and to and with the said Simeon
Bingham that he the said

Robert Foster

shall the said Simeon Bingham

in the craft, mystery and occu-

pation of a Farmer which he the said Robert
Foster now useth, after the best manner that he

can or may teach,

instruct or inform, or cause to be taught, instructed and informed, as much as thereunto
belongs or appertains; And that the said Robert Foster
shall and will also find and allow unto the said apprentice, sufficient meat, drink, washing
and lodging, and also apparel for working and holydays, and also nursing and medical aid
and attendance, and all other things needful or meet for an apprentice, during the term
aforesaid; And also shall and will, during the term aforesaid, instruct the said appren-
tice, or cause him to be instructed to read and write

and in the general rules of

Arithmatick and give him a good Common School Education including
the elements of English grammar before he arrives at the age of Eighteen years
and at the end of the said term shall and will allow and deliver unto the said apprentice
one good new suit of holyday clothes, of the value of at least

twenty five Dollars

suitable for winter

and also two good suits of common or every day clothes,

of the value of at least twenty Dollars

and also

one new bible           and shall pay him fifty Dollars if the said
Apprentice shall faithfully serve his said master during
the said term.
And the said Robert Foster for     himself, his

executors

and administrators, doth further covenant and agree, to and with the said Superintendents
of the Poor-House, and their successors in office, for the time being, that, during the term
of the said apprenticeship he

and they shall and will so provide for the said ap-

prentice that he

shall not in any way or manner be a charge or become chargea-

ble to the county of Washington, or to all or any of the inhabitants thereof.
.

In Witness Whereof,

the parties to these presents have hereunto set their

hands and seals, the day and year aforesaid.
.
SEALED AND DELIVERED,
      IN PRESENCE OF
Anthony McKallor
David Thomas John McDonald
In Presence of Supts. Harvey Brown


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