Indentured Apprentice Contract Tuesday

Names:Louis Campoverde, Allan Plasencia, Martin Rosero, Elvis Lema, Isabell Torres, Nichals Romanelli

 

Answer the following discussion questions, for each contract.


Contract #1

Place of Contract: Springfeild New England

Date of Contract: October 28, 1640

Length of Contract: 8 years

Age of Apprentice when Indenture Contract signed:8-15

Master’s Name:William Pynchon

Apprentice’s Name: Thomas Millard

Trade Skill Defined: N/A

What will the master give to the apprentice? food drinks and clothing

What will the apprentice give to the master? works for no money

Two of the contracts include the word, “mystery.”  What does that mean? subject to change


Contract #2

Place of Contract:Portsmouth Colonial New England

Date of Contract:1676

Length of Contract:12  yeas 5 months

Age of Apprentice when Indenture Contract signed:8-15

Master’s Name:Samuel Whidden

Apprentice’s Name: Nathan Knight

Trade Skill Defined:Mason

What will the master give to the apprentice? The master will provide food, drink, washing and clothing apperal. the apprentice will also recieve lessons and instructions in the trade and 3 months of school including learning how to read

What will the apprentice give to the master? the apprentice will give loyalty, be on time and go to work, and promised not to spend or lend money.

Two of the contracts include the word, “mystery.” What does that mean? Subject to change


Contract #3

Place of Contract:North Kingston

Date of Contract:April 7th 1792

Length of Contract: 2 years

Age of Apprentice when Indenture Contract signed: N/A

Master’s Name: Mr Benjamin Greene

Apprentice’s Name: Gould Brown

Trade Skill Defined: Shoe maker

What will the master give to the apprentice? Sum of 3 lb lawful siller money in hand

What will the apprentice give to the master? Make shoes loyalty respect

Two of the contracts include the word, “mystery.” What does that mean? Subject to change


Contract #4

Place of Contract:New Bedford, MA

Date of Contract:1830

Length of Contract:7 years

Age of Apprentice when Indenture Contract signed:above 14

Master’s Name: Thomas Remington

Apprentice’s Name:Lyman Slocum

Trade Skill Defined: house carpenter

What will the master give to the apprentice? knowledge

What will the apprentice give to the master?loyalty and respect

Two of the contracts include the word, “mystery.” What does that mean? N/a