Indenture of apprenticeship, 22 Aug 1780, between Samuel Thompson, son of William Thompson, sailmaker, of Liverpool, (with his father's consent), and Richard Heywood, banker, of Liverpool, for a term of 5 years at a wage of £15 a year, with William Thompson providing 'good and sufficient meat drink washing lodging and wearing apparel of all sorts' for his son. Signed and sealed by all parties, with James Greaves as witness.
Apprenticeship indenture of Samuel Thompson
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- ReferenceGB 96 MS 573
- Dates of Creation1780
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical DescriptionSingle sheet
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An apprenticeship indenture bound a young person to a master, to learn from him his art, trade or business, and to serve him during the time of his apprenticeship, which could only last until he reached his majority.
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Bought from W.A.Myers Ltd. in 1962.
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