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These indentures appear to be all of the same family. The original record book Records of LeRoy Township Book No. 1 1820-1841 has a photocopy at Morley Library in the Township box above the Lake County Books. It can also be found on LDS microfilm 879721 and 879726. This abstract was done and submitted by Cynthia Turk.
Indenture 8 Aug 1836
Niceny Cummins a poor & destitute child to be an apprentice with Isaac Webb until 18 yrs of age to learn housekeeping. To be taught to read, wright, and so much of arithmetic as will include the faced groud rules of Arithmetic and at the expiration of his apprenticeship will furnish the said Niceny with a new bible and at least two suits of common wearing appearral.Township to pay Isaac for all necessary clothing and also to pay for her schooling.
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Indenture 29 April 1837
Benjamin Crofoot of the Township of Perry Do bind out Wm Cummings a poor boy aged three years son of Abner Cummings who is unable to support this child as an apprentice of Benjamin Crofoot to be taught the art trade or mystery and occupation of a husband man which the said Benjamin Crofoot now uses... until eighteen years from this date .. Age of 21 which will be the 29th day of April AD 1855. To be taught to read and cipher so far as to include the single rule of three and also to train him to habits of obedience industry and morality and provide for and allow to him meat and drink washing lodging and apparel for summer and winter and all other neccessaries propper for an apprentice during the time of his service as .. At expiration shall give a new Bible and at least two suits of common wearing apparel.
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Indenture 17 May 1837
Bind out Thomas Cummings poor boy aged 5 years one month son of Abner Cummings to Joseph Aaron Hungerford to learn the art or mystery and occupation of husband man until age 21 believed to be 27 Apr 1853. Similar agreement as Wm Cummings.
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