I bind my son and daughter.

by Lisa Y. Henderson

THIS INDENTURE Made this 5th day of June in the year 1795 Between Hannah Robertson of Anson County and state of North Carolina of the one part and Joseph Clark of the same County of the other part Witnesseth that I said Hannah Robertson for and in consideration of Divers good cause me thereunto moveing have put placed & bound unto Joseph Clark my two children Viz. my son Mastin Robertson & my Daughter Sarah Robertson until they arrive at the age of Twenty one years each that is to say that I Bind my Son Mastin for the Term of Twelve years and nine months and my said Daughter Sarah for the term of Twelve years and Seven month from the date hereof And also I Rachael Chaves do put under and Bind unto Joseph afsd.  My son Edmond Chaves for the Term of Eighteen years & ten month from the date hereof  Each one to learn the Business and occupation of planter etc. he the said Joseph Clark obliging himself to find and provide for them the afsd. Children or cause it to be done Sufficient & usual provision & Clothing and other nessessaries fit for their Condition and Station during the said term and I the said Hannah Robertson & Rachael Chaves by these presents vest and Authorise him the said Joseph Clark with full power to compel them in a Reasonable way to comply with their duty as Bound Servants etc. In Witness whereof we Hannah Robertson & Rachael Chaves have hereunto set our hands & seals the day and year above written.   Hannah X Robertson   Rachel X Chaves

Witnesses Ezra Bostick J.P., James Fields, Samuel Curtis

Deed Book E, page 352. Register of Deeds Office, Anson County Courthouse, Wadesboro.