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Jackson, George (M, 12): Indenture of Apprenticeship, Richmond County

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This indenture made this 18th day of October, 1858, Between Wm F. Brockenbrough Overseer of the poor of the County of Richmond of the one part and Everett R. Pullen of the same County of the other part. Witnesseth that the said W. F. Brockenbrough Overseer of the poor as aforesaid by virtue of an order of the County Court of Richmond bearing date the 1st day of March 1858 hath put, placed and bound and by these presents doth put place and bind George Jackson of the age of twelve years , a free Negro Boy to be an apprentice with him the Said Everett R. Pullen to dwell from the date of these presents until he Shall come to the age of twenty one years according to the act of the General assembly in that case made and provided during all which time and term the said George Jackson Shall well and faithfully serve him the Said Everett R. Pullen in all Such lawful business as he shall be put unto by the Said Everett R. Pullen and honestly and obediently in all things Shall behave himself towards him and orderly towards his family And the Said Everett R. Pullen on his part doth here by promise and covenant to and with the Overseer of the poor aforesaid his executors and administrators and his successor for the time being and to and with George Jackson that he the Said Everett R. Pullen the Said George Jackson shall and will teach instruct and inform after the best manner he can, or cause to be instructed & taught and informed after the best manner he can in the Craft, mystery and occupation of a farmer as much as thereto belongeth or in any wise