A Guide to the Servant Indentures, 1750-1754 Servant Indentures MS 1970.3

A Guide to the Servant Indentures, 1750-1754

A Collection in the
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation`s
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library
Manuscript Number MS 1970.3


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Repository
John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Manuscript Number
MS 1970.3
Title
Servant Indentures 1750-1754
Physical Characteristics
7 items.
Creator
Unknown
Location
On site.
Language
English
Abstract

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Preferred Citation

Servant Indentures, MS 1970.3, Manuscript #MS 1970.3, John D. Rockefeller, Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.

Acquisition Information

Gift, 1970.


Scope and Content

One letter (1750 June 14) and six indentures. The letter is from James Bradley, London, to Kinsey Johns, a merchant in Maryland and encloses two copies of an indenture for a threadmaker to be sent to the West Indies. The rest of the indentures are for servants sent to Maryland. All were witnessed and registered in London.

Arrangement

Chronologically arranged.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Bradley, James
  • Johns, Kinsey
  • Subjects:

  • Indentured servants
  • Indentured servants - Maryland
  • Sewing
  • Geographical Names:

  • Maryland - History - 18th century