Aprentice Bond
Joseph Farris

Submitted by  Vera Burnham
September 9, 2001
Source: Will Book 1 Page 37

This Indenture made the 2nd day of January 1832 witnesseth that Lot P i t m a n Clerk of the Laurel County Court by order of Thomas Jones, James P. Carpenter, and William G. Pitman, Esqr. Justices of said court, do place and bind Joseph Farris orphan of James Farris dec'd age 11 years the (blank) day of September last, apprentice to James W. Green with him to dwell and serve from the date hereof, until he shall arrive at  the age of 21 years. He shall demean himself well towards sd. Green and serve him on all lawful buisness during said term, and said Green with Abraham Chestnut his security do bind themselves, their heirs &c. to & with the said Pitman, clerk as aforesaid and his successor in office that he will well instruct sd. apprentice in the buisness of farming, and provide for him sufficent meat, drink, apparel, washing, lodging, and mending, and all things fit & necessary for an apprentice, and teach or cause him to be taught, reading, writting, and arithmetic, including the rule of three and at the expiration of sd. term give him three pounds ten shillings and a decent new suit of clothes; witness our hand this the day and date first written.
                                                                                           James W. Green  (seal)
                                                                                           Abraham Chestnut (seal)
Lot P i t m a n, Clk.

Laurel County,  Sct.
The foregoing Indenture was acknowledged in open court the 2nd day of January and recorded the 20th of April 1832
                                                                                           Lot P i t m a n,  Clerk

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