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Title Indenture [manuscript]: to Eleazer [i.e. Eliezer] and Rebeckah Freeman, 1731 June 29
Author Harwich Selectmen, Massachusetts
Date
Document Type Official Record
Description From the Newberry Library Catalogue: Indenture, June 29, 1731, between the selectmen of the town of Harwich, Mass., and Eleazer [i.e. Eliezer] and Rebecca Freeman, of Eastham, Mass., binding Rebeckah (also known as Sarah) Chin, a four-year-old Indian daughter of impoverished parents, as an apprentice and servant until her eighteenth birthday. Document is signed and sealed by Pence Snow, Joseph Freeman, and Eliezer Freeman, witnessed by Hannah Snow and Jabez Snow, and approved June 30, 1731, by Joseph Doane and Nathaniell Freeman, Barnstaple County justices of the peace.
Names Chin, Rebeckah; Freeman, Eliezer; Freeman, Rebeckah
Places Eastham, Massachusetts, United States
Keywords indenture, children, poverty, law, British North America
Theme American Indians and the European Powers
Culture Area Northeast
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection The Edward E. Ayer Collection
Reference VAULT box Ayer MS 365
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue