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This Indenture mad[e] this 15 day of July in the year of our lord Eighteen hundred and forty eight between Wm A Jones and Marte T. Peete overseers of the poor of County of Southampton of the one part and Wm M Everett of the said county of the other part witness that the said W. A. Jones and M. T. Peete overseers of the poor as aforesaid by virtue of an order of the County Court of Southampton maid this 18 day of Dec 1847 have put placed and bound and by these presents do put placed and bind Martha Comwell free negro girl age Four years to be and apprentice with him the said Wm. M. Everett and as apprentice with him the said Wm. M. Everett to d[w]ell from the date of these presents until the said Matha Cornwell shall come to the age of eighteen years according to the act of the general assembly in that case made and provided by during all which time and term the said Martha Cornwell shall the said Wm. M. Everitt her said master well and faithfully serve in all such lawfull business as the said Martha Cornwell shall be put unto by her said master according to her power or wit and ability of her the said Martha Cornwell and honestly and obediently in all things shall be have her self towards her said master and honestly and orderly towards the rest