William Cutrell apprenticeship indenture with James Abbot, 1800 January 6.

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William Cutrell apprenticeship indenture with James Abbot, 1800 January 6.

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An indenture contract binding William Cutrell, orphaned son of William Cutrell, as an apprentice to James Abbot, a boot and shoe maker. Signed on 6 January 1800 by the above parties, and Robert Brough, Chamberlain of Norfolk.

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This Indenture Witnesseth, that ROBERT
BROUGH, Esquire, Chamberlain of the Borough of Norfolk, pursuant to an Order
of Court, bearing the date the twenty eighth -- day of May
1799 hath, and by the Presents, doth put forth and bind
William Cutrell orphan of William Cutrell
Deceased an Apprentice to James Abbot
to learn the Art, Trade, or Occupation of a Boot and Shoe Maker
and after the manner of a good and faithful Apprentice,
to serve from this day until he arrives at the age of Twenty-One Years, which is Two
Years from the date aforesaid : During all
which time the said Apprentice his said Master faithfully shall serve, his lawful com-
mands every where readily obey, and in all things behave himself as a faithful Appren-
tice ought to do, during the said term. And the said Master shall use his utmost en-
deavours to Teach, or cause to be Taught or Instructed, the said Apprentice, in the
Trade or Occupation of a Boot and Shoe Maker
and procure and provide
for him sufficient Meat, Drink, Apparel, Lodging, and Washing, fitting for an Appren
tice, during the said term, and moreover shall cause him to be instructed in Reading,
Weiting, & Arithmetic.

AND for the faithful performance of all and singular the Covenants and
Agreements aforesaid, the said parties bind themselves each unto the other firmly to
these Presents.

IN WITNESS whereof, the said Parties have interchangeably set their
Hands and Seals, the Sixth -- day of January
in the Year of our Lord, One Thousand Eight Hundred and in
the Twenty fourth Year of the Independence of the United States of America.


William X Cutrell's Mark Seal
Jas Abbott -- Seal
Robt Brough Chamber
:lain Seal

Signed and Delivered in the Presence of
James Bank
Daniel Sanford

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Ink on paper

Citation

“William Cutrell apprenticeship indenture with James Abbot, 1800 January 6.,” Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed February 9, 2023, https://cwfjdrlsc.omeka.net/items/show/87.

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