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Smith, John (fl. 1692) [Indenture of Mary Gorms to John Smith]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03434.68 Author/Creator: Smith, John (fl. 1692) Place Written: Middlesex County, Virginia Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 7 November 1692 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 31 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Mary Gorms indentures herself "freely, volintarily, and of her own accord" to John Smith for five years. She had previously been in the service of Thomas Williams. Smith must provide her with food and lodging. Signed by Smith and Gorms, with her mark. Also signed by Middlesex County Court Recorder Edwin Thacker.

People: Smith, John, fl. 1692
Gorms, Mary, fl. 1692
Thacker, Edwin, fl. 1691-1696

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: ContractServantIndentured ServantWomen's History

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