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Administrators doth hereby promise & covenant to and with the said overseers of the poor, and every of them, theirs and every of their executors & administrators, & their & every of their successors for the time being, & to & with the said Martha; that he the said Jordan shall the said Martha in the occupation of a house servant after the best manner that he can or may teach, instruct & inform & cause to be taught, instructed & informed, as much as these put to be taught, or in any wise appertaineth, and that the said Jordan shall also find & and allow unto the said apprentice sufficient meat drink & apparel, washing lodging, & all other things needful or meet for an apprentice during the term aforesaid and will moreover pay to the said Martha the sum of twelve dollars at the expiration of the aforesaid term[.] In witness whereof the parties to these presents have interchangeably set their hands and seals the day month and year first here in written. A G Baylor (seal) Ch A Grice (seal) Lewis C Jordan (seal)