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Maker not researched
USA: Massachusetts, Lexington
ink on paper
overall: 12 in x 7 1/2 in
Gift of Paul Murphy

Manuscript Indenture for Robart Meriam (or Merriam, or Miriam) to be an apprentice to Josiah Brewer of Worcester to learn the trade of blacksmithing; all food and clothing and education will be supplied to R. Meriam in return for his work as an apprentice blacksmith until he turns 21, in 1759; signed by Josiah Brewer and his wife Hannah Brewer