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O Poor to Bowen } Ind't. This indenture made the first day of June 1829, 61 Between George W. Kinsolving and Bezaleel Brown Jr overseers of the poor, for the county of Albemarle of the one part, and James M Bowen of the other part, witnessed , that the said George W Kinsolving and Bezl Brown Jr, have put, placed and bounded, a col'd boy of the name of James Goins of the age of four years one 1/2 mo to be an apprentice with the said James M Bowen untill he shall have arrived at the age of twenty-one years and during all which time, he the said James Goins shall faithfully serve with all wit, power and ability, he is capable of and behave himself obediently to him and his family and the said James M. Bowen for his part his heirs executors &c doth hereby promise and covenant to and with the overseers of the poor and every one of them and their successors that he the said James M Bowen shall use his utmost endeavores to teach or cause him the said James Gowen to be taught the whole art and mystery of farming which he the said James M Bowen now followeth also allow him sufficient meal apparel washing and lodging and all other things necessary and at the end of his apprenticeship pay him twelve dollars An witness whereof the parties have affixed their hands and seals the day and year above GW Kinsolving Bezl Brown Jr Jas M Bowen at a court held for Albemarle County the 2nd June 1829 this indenture was returned and ordered to be recorded Teste Alex Garett, CC