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Case of William Baylie

Case of William Baylie

THIS INDENTURE witnesseth that William Baylie beinge one of the Poore infants to be provided for in the p[ar]ishe of Hackney by the Statute in that case lately made and provided, hath with the assent of Mr Richard Caundler Esquire and Mr Thomas Fowler Esq Justices of the Peace and with the consent also of the Churchwardens and overseers of the said p[ar]ishe, viz Richard Fraunces, John Sweet, Richard Halleley, Richard Snape and John Lawrence, in and concerning the well orderinge and provision of the Poor, hath put him self Apprentice with Richard Seale of the P[ar]ish of hackney in the Countye of Midd[lesex], Embroiderer for the terme of Fourteen yeres next followninge the daie of the date of here Presents, And that whereas the said Richard Seale the daie of the date hereof hath received and [ blank in document] of the churchwardens and overseers of the same p[ar]ish the some of Fifty shillinges of good and lawfull money of England, whereof the said Richard Seale, John Cooke opf the P[ari]sh of Stepney in the said county of Midd[lesex], sockweaver, James Roth of London, fruiterer and Jefrye Welshe also fruiterer of London and both of the Parish of St Mary Somsgt, they and each of them for the Consideracion afforesaid doe well and trulie promise by these Presents well and faithfullie to discharge and save from chardge the said Churchwardens and the Overseers now for the tyme beinge. And also theire successors herafter following and the whole P[ari]she of Hackney in and concerning the keping and bringining up of the sayd Richard Baylie during the whole Term of 14 years and also to teach the said william the Art he now uses. In witness wherof the p[ar]ties have hereunto sett theire handes the 16th daie of July 1598.
Richard Seale [signature] X the mark of John Cook James Rothe [signature]

Jeffrye X Welshe

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