Daniel Pegram Apprenticeship Contract
York Co.,Deeds, Orders, Wills 12, 1702-1706, 165., p, 165


This indentue made the 24th. of January in the second year of the reigne of our sovereigne Lady Anne by the grace of God of England, Scotland, France & Ireland Queen defender of the faith & bwtn Thomas Whitby or JCC on the one parte & Daniell Pegram orphan of YC on the other parte wittnesseth that the sd Daniell Pegram by & w/ the consent & allowance of her Matys Justices of the peace in open ct held for this cnty of York the day of the date hereof have put placed & bound himselfe as an apprentice w/ the sd Whitby & as an apprentice w/ him the sd Whitby to dwell from the day of the date hereof untill the twelfth day of January wch shall be in the year of One thousand seven hundred ten & eleven by & wch time & terme the sd Pegram shall serve his master the sd Whitby faithfully & the sd Whitby for his parte promiseth the sd Daniell Pegram in the craft mistary & ocupation of a carpenter after the best manner that he can or may, to watch, informe or cause to be taught or informed as much as in his power & also to supply sufficient & convenient meat, drink, washing, lodging & apparell & other things meet and needfull for an apprentice.  Also the sd Whitby doth promise & agree to give the sd Pegram at the expiration of the sd terme a gentile suite of clothes & carpenters tools to the worth of five pounds sterl money & further that if it pleases God the sd Whitby shall departe this life during the term or time the sd Pegram then to be at his own liberty & pleasure in wittness herof the partys above named to this present indenture hath interchangable set their hands & seals the day & year above written.
Daniell Pegram the seale


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