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1848 Excerpt: ... in the indentures, and is to be taken as the true
age, without further proof thereof; and when any public officers
are authorized to execute any indentures, or their consent is
required to the validity of the same, it is their duty to inform
themselves fully of the infant's age.(d) The counterpart of any
indentures executed by the county superintendents of the poor, must
be by them deposited in the office of the clerk of the county; and
the counterpart of any such indentures executed by the directors of
the poor, must be by them deposited in such clerk's office; and
provision must be made in every such indenture for teaching the
rr.inor to read, write and cipher, and for such other instruction,
benefit and allowance, as such superintendents or directors may
think reasonable, (c) All considerations of money, or other things
paid or allowed by the master, upon any such indenture of
apprenticeship or service, must be paid or secured to the sole use
of the minor bound thereby. But this provision is not meant to
prevent or affect the right of a father, by the common law, to
assign or contract for the services of his children for the term of
their minority, or of any part thereof. (, /") Form of Apprentice's
Indenture. This indenture, made the tenth day of January, in the
year one thousand eight hundred and forty-eight, between A. B., of
the city of Detroit, of the one part, and C. D., of the said city,
of the other part--Witnesseth, That the said A. B., now aged
thirteen years, four months and seven days, by and with the consent
of E. F., h's father, (or, "mother, his father being dead; " or,
"His father being legally c Rev. Stat. 345, Secs. 3, .ind 6. 4 id.
Bec.7. id. Set. & /id. Sec. 9, and J48, Sic.--. Of Masters.
|Country of origin:
Joshua W. Waterman
||246 x 189 x 11mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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