Received for Record Sept. 7th 1857 at 9 O’clock A.M.
Recorded in Book No. 2 page 23
J. Milleson Recorder for Shelby County
of Apprenticeship between William Croddy William Hoskins &
John McConnel Trustees of Sugarcreek Township Shelby County State of
Indiana and James Babb of the County aforesaid Witnesseth the said Trustees hath
& doth hereby bind as an apprentice Lucy E. Baringrover
who was born Aprile the 20th 1845 and who as a poor Girl become Chargeable as a
pauper in said Township unto James Babb of said County until
the 20th day of Aprile 1863 to learn the trade and occupation of a Housekeeper
if the said James Babb shall so ling live and the said Trustees do by these
presents gives unto said James Babb all the right power an authority over the
said Lucy E. Baringrover and her service, during the said term which by the Laws
of this State a Master has in and over a lawful intended Apprentice and the said
James Babb covenant with the said Trustees & their successors in office and
said Lucy E. Baringrover to teach her said trade & occupation and to provide
her during said Apprenticeship with all necessaries proper to her age and
Condition and to cause to be taught her to read & write inclusive & the
rules of Arithmetic to the double Rule of three if practicable
2 Months Schooling and at the Expiration of said Term to furnish to her
the said Lucy E. Baringrover two new Suits of wearing Apparel worth at least
twenty five Dollars and one bed and Bedding worth at least worth Fifty Dollars.
Testimony whereof the parties have hereunto set their hands and seals this 29th
day of June 1857.