Sunday, June 14, 2015

Lorenzo's Apprenticeship Contract

The words to my apprenticeship contract with +Mike Goodman.

This indenture made upon 13 June in the fiftieth year of the Society.  By these present letters, witness that Lorenzo Gorla, a free man of Italy, does hereby bind himself as apprentice to Alys Mackyntoich, Mistress of the Laurel, for a term of years, to study such matters as the said Alys has been deemed fit to teach; and further the said Lorenzo does bind himself to be a true and faithful servant for those years and to keep and abide his Mistress’s counsel in all lawful things; and the said Alys does bind herself by these present letters to give to the said Lorenzo such wages, livery and board as is needful to keep and maintain the said Lorenzo as an apprentice should be kept, and to instruct and support him faithfully and lawfully, withholding no secrets; the aforesaid having been done and agreed upon in the presence of witnesses.

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