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This Indenture made this 15 day of December in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred & Fifteen Between R. Crewdson and Thomas Dickinson overseers of the Poor for the County of Fluvanna and John Timberlake jr of the said County of the other Part Witnesseth that the said R. Crewdson and Thos. Dickinson overseers of the Poor as aforesaid, have put placed and bound and by these presents do put place and bind Anthony a Base born child of Henny a Woman of Colour lately emancipated by John B Magruder decd of the age of fifteen years to be an apprentice with him the said John Timberlake jr and as an apprentice with him the said John Timberlake jr to dwell from the date of these presents, until the said Anthony shall come to the age of Twenty one years according to the act of the General Assembly, in that case made and provided By and during all which time and term, the said Anthony shall the said John Timberlake jr his said master well and faithfully serve, in all such lawful business as the said John Timberlake jr shall be put unto by his said master, according to the power, wit, and ability of him the said Anthony and honestly and obediently in all things shall behave himself towards his said master, and honestly and orderly towards the rest of the family of the said John Timberlake jr. And the said John Timberlake jr for his part, for himself, his Executors and administrators doth hereby promise and covenant to and with the said overseers of the poor and every of them their and every of their Executors and admrs, and their and every of their successors for the time being, and to and with the said Anthony in the craft, mystery and occupation of a Farmer which he the said John Timberlake jr now useth after the best manner that he can or may teach, instruct and inform, or cause to be taught, instructed and informed, as much as thereunto belongeth, or in anywise appertaineth: and that the said John Timberlake jr shall also find and allow unto the said apprentice, sufficient meat, drink, apparel, washing, lodging and all other things needful or meet for an apprentice during the term aforesaid and will moreover pay to the said Anthony the sum of Twelve