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Document of indenture: Servant: Barber, Elizabeth. Master: Thurber, James. Town of Master: Rehoboth. Selectmen of the town of Rehoboth autograph letter signed to the Overseers of the town of Boston, requesting that the Overseers allow Elizabeth Barber to remain with James Thurber.

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Title:
Document of indenture: Servant: Barber, Elizabeth. Master: Thurber, James. Town of Master: Rehoboth. Selectmen of the town of Rehoboth autograph letter signed to the Overseers of the town of Boston, requesting that the Overseers allow Elizabeth Barber to remain with James Thurber.
First party:
Boston (Mass.). Overseers of the Poor
Date:
December 9, 1776
Format:
Manuscripts
Letters/Correspondence
Genre:
Labor contract
Location:
Boston Public Library
Rare Books Department
Box 8, Folder 749 (shelf locator)
Collection (local):
Boston (Mass.) Overseers of the Poor Indentures, 1734-1805
Subjects:
Indentured servants
Child labor
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)Boston
Extent:
2 items
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Notes (date):
Letter requesting that the Overseers allow Elizabeth Barber to remain with James Thurber, dated November 8, 1776.
Notes:
Title supplied by cataloger.
Language:
English
Identifier:
MS 7248