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This Indenture, made the 26th day of June 1833, between James R Riely and Jos Slagle gentlemen, overseers of the poor of the parish of Frederick and corporation of Winchester, of the one part, and Daniel Taggart of the said corporation of the other part, Witnesseth, That the said overseers, in consequence of the said authority in them vested by law, have put, placed and bound, and by these presents do put, place and bind, William a free negro boy unto the said Daniel Taggart with him to dwell and serve after the manner of an apprentice, until he shall arrive at and attain the full age of 21 years, (the said apprentice being ten years old the 25th day of December last past,) during all which time the said apprentice his said master well and faithfully shall serve, his secrets keep, and his lawful commands at all times readily obey; hurt to his said master he shall not do, nor willingly suffer the same to be done by others; but henceforth shall notify him thereof. The goods of his said master he shall not waste or embezzle, nor them lend without orders from his said master. From the service of his said master he shall not at any time depart or absent himself without permission, and in all and every thing and things he shall truly, honestly, and faithfully demean himself towards his said master as a good and faithful apprentice ought to do. In consideration Whereof, the said Daniel Taggart on his part and behalf, doth hereby covenant, promise and agree, to and with the said overseers and their successors, that he will constantly find and provide for the said apprentice good wholesome diet, clothing, and cleanly washing and lodging, suitable to his degree during the whole term of servitude, and at the expiration thereof pay and allow him the sum of Twelve Dollars for his freedom dues. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties aforesaid have to these presents interchangeably set their hands and affixed their seals, the day and year first above written. Jas R Riely (LS) Jas Slagle (LS) Daniel Taggart (LS) SIGNED AND SEALED IN THE PRESENCE OF } J. W. Slagle