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1 Title:   Jacob Roman indenture  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Childs, Nathaniel  
  Dates:   1714  
Consists of a 1714 indenture made between Nathaniel and Mary Childs of Philadelphia, Albertus and Elizabeth Hendricks of Penns Neck, New Jersey, and Jacob Roman of Chester, Pennsylvania. The document states that Roman paid the sum of thirty pounds and is therefore acquitted and discharged forever. A typed transcription of the deed is also included.
  Identifier:   ms3772  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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2 Title:   Judy Smith Articles of Apprenticeship  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Peterson, J. L.  
  Dates:   1868 September 16  
The collection consists of one Article of Apprenticeship of the Atlanta Intelligencer Book and Job Office. Dated Georgia, Fulton County, September 16, 1868, J. L. Peterson has applied to have Judy Smith, a 10-year-old orphaned African-American girl "bound and apprenticed." The terms of the apprentiship include that Smith may not leave service or consent to marry until the end of her term at age 18 without permission. Peterson agrees to clothe, feed, and maintain Smith including medical attention, teaching her to read, and teaching her housekeeping and sewing.
  Identifier:   ms2484  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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3 Title:   George Wagner family papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Wagner, George, 1841-1906  
  Dates:   1847-1899  
The collection consists of United States currency, Confederate currency, the Appointment of George Wagner as Captain of Company I, 110th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, and an indenture of apprenticeship for George Wagner to learn the art of gold beating. The collection also includes an old stove catalog used as a scrapbook, created by Susan Kinner Courtright, and five photographs. Three photographs depict warships of the Spanish-American War period; one photograph portrays five engines wrecked in Sussex County, N.Y. during the Blizzard of 1888; and a final photograph is a group shot of H.A.A. Football players in 1895.
  Identifier:   ms1796  
  Repository:   Hargrett Library  
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