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[left side of page] apprentice during all the Said term competent and sufficient, Meat, drink, Washing, lodging, apparel and all other things necessary for the apprentice. And whereas the Said County Court by the order of aforesaid did direct that the said Sevan Biveans for the services of his said apprentice should pay the following Sums to Wit: Ten dollars ($10) for the year wherein he arrives to the age of fourteen years Twelve dollars ($12) for the next year. Fifteen dollars ($15) for each of the two next years. Eighteen dollars ($18) for the next year Twenty dollars ($20) for each of the two next years And Twenty five dollars ($25) for his last years services. The said Sevan Biveans doth hereby covenant and agree to and with the Said Overseer of the poor and his successors in office that he shall and Will Well and truly pay the Said Sums of Money as aforesaid. In Witness whereof the Said overseer of the poor and the said Sevan Bivens have hereunto interchangeably set ther hands and affixed ther Seals. Witness Tho W Blackstone Es. W Read O.P. {Seal} Sevan Biveans X his mark {Seal}

[right side of page} Know all men by these presents that We Sevan Biveans (fn) Charles Case are held and firmly bound unto the overseers of the poor for the County of Accomac in the just and fulls um of One hundred and thirty five dollars lawful money of the United States the payment whereof Will and truly to be made to the said Overseers of the poor. We bind ourselves our and each of our heirs Executors and Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents sealed with our Seals and dated this the 18th day of April 1859. The condition of the above obligation is such that that whereas the County Court did on the 28th day of March 1859 Make the following order that the overseers of the poor bind Henry T Biveans fn child of Major Biveans (fn) who was thirteen years old on the 10th March instant as an apprentice to Sevan Biveans (fn) until he arrives to the age of twenty one years to be taught farming and the court do order that the said Sevan Biveans pay to his said apprentice upon his arrival to age as aforesaid for his services the Sum of One hundred and thirty five dollars ($135.00) Now therefore if the above bound Sevean Biveans shall Well and truly Satisfy and pay the Said Sum of money at the time it Shall respectively fall due then the aforegoing obligation to be Void else to remain in full force and Virtue. Teste Who W Blackstone (for both) Sevean Biveans X his mark {Seal} Charles Case X his mark {Seal} Filed in the Clerks Office of the Court of the County of Accomack, this 12th day of September AD 1859


J. W. Gillet, C.A.C.