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Printed by James Lucas, Calvert street, - - Baltimore.

This [Indentare?], made the 28th day of [ineligible] in the year one thousand eight hundred and fifty three between OVERSEERS OF THE POOR of the County of AccoMack, of the one part, and [social?] [illegible] of the said County of accomack of the other part, witnesseth : That the said Edmund & Allen. Overseers of the Poor as aforesaid, acting with the allowance and approbation of the County Court of Accomack County, and in pursuance of an order of the said Court to that effect, made and entered on the 26th day of [illegible] - one thousand eight hundred and fifty three have put and bound, and do by these presents put and bind [Saira?] Dennis - of the said County, {who has to be provided for and assisted by the Overseers of the said County,) and being of the age of seven years to be apprentice to the said [illegible] N [Baguree?] to learn the trade, business and art of a house servant and with him to dwell and remain and serve until [the?] the said [Saira?] Dennis shall attain to [illegible] full age of Eighteen years, during all which time [illegible] the said [illegible] master faithfully serve and obey, his secrets keep and his lawful commands willingly do and shall perform, and shall not absent [herself?] from the service of her said master, day or night, without his leave, but shall in all things as a faithful apprentice behave herself towards her master and all his family during the said term. And the said [illegible] N [Baguree?] in consideration of the faithful service to be performed by the said [Saira?] Dennis doth hereby covenant, promise and agree with the said Overseers and their successors in office, that he the said [illegible] N [Baguree?] his said apprentice tho dulin of a house servant which he now useth, shall and will teach and instruct, or cause to be taught and instructed in the best manner that he can, and shall and will provide and allow unto the said apprentice, during all the said term, competent and sufficient meat, drink, washing, lodging, apparel and all other things necessary for the said apprentice. And whereas the said County Court, by the order aforesaid, did direct that the said [illegible] N [Baguree?] for the services of the said apprentice should pay one [illegible] thereof to be paid annually to Sam [Sampeofh?] the father of this said apprentice, to wit five dollars for her services in [illegible] she [illegible] to this age of thirteen years the same [illegible] for the next year, eight dollars for the next the said doth hereby also covenant and agree to and with the said Overseers of the Poor and their and their successors in office, that he shall and will well and truly pay the said sums of money to the said Overseers of the Poor and their successors in office, for the use and objects specified in the said order. In witness wherof, the said Overseers of the Poor and the said [Illegible] N [Baguree?] have hereunto interchangeably set their hands and affixed their seals, this 28th day of [Sept?] - one thousand eight hundred and fifty three Edmund [illegible] J N [Baguree?] [written on side of page] ten dollars for the next twelve dollars for the next and fifteen dollars for the services of the apprentice for the years wherein the