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William CLEMENT (d. 1760) of Amelia County, Virginia - A Study of His Descendants

John Thomas CLEMENTS bound out, dated 13 Feb 1826
Spencer County, KY, Deed Book A, 1824-1827, pages 258-259
Transcript by Marna L. Clemons, 21 October 2003

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This Indenture made this 13th day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and twenty Six Witnesseth that whereas by an order of the Worshipfull County Court of Spencer County dated the 13th day of February directing the clerk of the said Court to bind out John Thomas Clements an infant orphan of William Clements decd of the age of sixteen years the fifteenth day of march next for five years from the tenth day of October 1825 unto Henry Pool to learn the art of a Blacksmith Now I Raphael Lancaster Clerk of the Said Court do in obedience to said Order as clerk and in Compliance with my duty as clerk hereto put and bind the said John Thomas Clements unto him the said Henry Pool of the County afsd. For the Term of five years from the 19th day of October 1825 all which time he the said apprentice his master shall faithfully serve his secrets keep and his lawful commands gladly do and obey he shall not waste nor embezzle his said Masters goods all cards dice and other unlawful games he shall refrain from he shall not frequent Taverns nor ale houses nor absent himself from his said Masters Services day or night without leave from him first obtained and in all things demean and behave himself as a faithful apprentice ought to do And the said Henry Pool in consideration of Said apprentices Services doth hereby covenant to teach or cause to be taught the Said apprentice the Art and mastery of a Black Smith and to all on him during the time of his services afsd. Sufficient meat drink washing lodging and apparel fit for him and to teach him Reading writing and arithmetich to four as to include the Simple Rule of three and at the expiration of his Servitude afsd. To give him a bellows and anvil worth Sixty two dollars In Testimony wherof  I the said Raphl. Lancaster together with the said Henry Pool have hereunto set our hands and affixed or seals the date within Written.

  Raphl. Lancaster clk {seal}
  Henry W. Pool {seal}

At a County Court held for Spencer County on Monday the 13th day of February 1826 this Indenture of apprenticeship was with the Consent and approbation of the Court executed and acknowledged by the parties and ordered to be Recorded
  Test Raphl. Lancaster CSCC

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