Indenture of Richard Riggan to John
| Indenture made this
29th day of July 1783, between William Johnson, presiding Justice of
Warren county, and John Hicks of the same county, in which he does
bind to John Hicks, Richard Riggan, orphan of Powell Riggan,
deceased, ages fifteen years, to live with Hicks as an apprentice
and servant until he attains lawful age, during which time Riggan.
shall faithfully serve his master, and obey commands, and shall not
at any time absent himself from his master's service without leave;
and Hicks does agree to teach Richard Riggan the business of
planter, and that he will provide sufficient diet, washing, lodging
and apparel apprentice during his term of service.
John Hicks, Jr.
Indenture was acknowledged in open court at the January term of 1785 and ordered to be recorded.
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