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Corporation of Winchester to wit: September Term 1855 On the motion of J. Richard Bowers. It is Ordered that one of the Overseers of the Poor of this Corporation do bind to him Mary Flood a free colored child aged 12 years this day until she arrives at the age of Eighteen years who is to learn the said Mary the business of a house servant &c and to pay the said Mary at the end of her apprenticeship the Sum of Seventy dollars to be reserved with interest & in equal annual instalments - And it is ordered to be certified that it appeared to the Court that the said Mary was likely to become chargeable to the Parish. A Copy Teste Wm L Bent C.C.