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This Indenture made the 27 day of May 1853 between Joseph B. Willson Overseer of the Poor for District No 5 in the County of Amelia, of the one part, and Jesse P. Bradley of the said County harness maker of the other part, Witnesseth: That the said Joseph B. Willson, Overseer of the Poor as aforesaid, acting with the allowance and approbation of the County Court of Amelia County, and in pursuance of an order of the said court to that effect, made and entered on the 27th day of August 1852, have put and bound, and do by these presents put and bind Robert James Tucker, a free boy of color of the said county, (who has to be provided for by the overseers of the poor), and being of the age of nine years, to be apprentice to the said Jesse P. Bradley, to learn the trade, business and art of Harness making, and with him to dwell and remain and serve until he the said Robert James Tucker shall attain his full age of Twenty one years, during all which time he the said Robert James Tucker, his master faithfully shall serve and obey, his secrets keep and his lawful commands willingly do and perform, and shall not absent himself from the service of his said master day or night without his leave, but shall in all things as a faithful apprentice behave himself towards his master and all his family during the said term. And the said Jesse P. Bradley, in consideration of the faithful service to be performed by the said Robert James Tucker, doth hereby covenant, promise and agree with the said overseer of the poor, and his successors in office, that he the said Jesse P. Bradley his said apprentice in the trade, art and mystery of a Harness maker which he now useth, shall and will teach and