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IND OF THE LETTERS.

LAW FORMS, &c.

RECEIPTS.

A General Receipt. Boston, April 13, 1823. Received from Thomas Joy one hundred dollars, in full of all demands.

SAMUEL BELI..

$100

N. B. A general receipt will not discharge debts due on bonds, bills, and other instruments executed by sealing and delivering ; nou will it discharge negotiable notes, or inland bills.

Receipt for money received on Notes. Boston, June 6, 1822. Received from James Blair, by William Crossman, four hundred and ninety-five dollars, which is endorsed on his note dated May 4, 1821.

LEMUEL VOSE $495

Receipt for money received on account Boston, December 2, 1826 Received from Andrew Fairservice, fifty dollars, i account,

RICHARD WHITE.

$50

Receipt for money received for anot ker. Boston, May 2, 1327. Received from Thomas Watts, one hundred and fifty dollars, for account of James Ray. For James Ray,

JOHN SAVAGE. $150

PROMISSORY NOTES.

A Note on demand. Boston, May 4, 1827. For value received, I promise to pay Mr. Jonah Barrington, or order, one thousand dollars, with interest, on de mand.

RUFUS PERKINS.

$1000

Attest, Stephen Hope. N. B. A promissory note draws interest from the date to the pay. inent, unless otherwise expressed in the note.

A note or bill is not endorsable, and consequently not negotiable, unless it is payable “ to order," nor is it valid, unless it expresses " for value received."

A Note by two persons. Boston, Sept. 3, 1827. For value received, we jointly and severally promise Mr. Aaron Foster, to pay him, or order, one hundred dollari, in three months, with interest.

THOMAS SHEIL.

HENRY MAY. $100

Attest, John Bates.

A Note for borrowed money. Boston, June 6, 1827. Borrowed and received of Lot Poor, fifty dollars, which I promise to pay on demand. JOHN SAMSON.

Foreign Bill of Exchange. Giklers. Stivers. 1855 13 a 40 c.

Amsterdam, Nov. 1, 1817. Thirty days after sight, pay this my first bill of exchange, (my second and third of the same tenor and date not paid) to Thomas Ruseel, or or der, one thousand eight hundred and fifty-five gilders thirteen stivers, ex change 40 c. per gilder, for value received, and place the same to ac count, per advice from

WİLLIAM VORST. To Rufus Perkins, Boston. Accepted, December 6, 1817

RUFUS PERKINS.

Inland Bill of Exchange. $120

Norfolk, (Virginia,) July 28, 1817. Ten days after sight, pay to Mr. Charles Lee, or order, one hundred and twenty dollars, for value received, and place it, without furtner advice, to the account of your humble servant, HENRY LEE To Thomas Russell, Boston.

Accepted, August 15, 1817, THOMAS RUSSELL

N. B. A bill of exchange is a written order for money, to be receive ed in one place or country, for value paid in another. Their style varies according as one or more bills are drawn for the same sum ; or accorde ing to the time of payment, as, at sight, so long after sight, at usance, or double usance, &c.

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A Common Indenture to bind an Apprentice. This indenture witnesseth, that A. B. of &c. hath put and placed, and by these presents doth put and bind out his son C. D. and the said C. D. doth hereby put, place and bind out himself, as an apprentice to R. P. to learn the art, trade or mystery of

The said C. D. after the manner of an apprentice to dwell with and serve the said R. P. from the day of the date hereof, until the

which will be in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and

at which time the said apprentice, if he should be living, will be twenty one years of age. During all which time or term, the said apprentice his said master well and faithfully shall serve; his secrets keep, and his lawful commands every where at all times readily obey; he shall do no damage to his said master, nor wilfully suffer any to be done by others; and if any to his knowledge be intended, he shall give his master seasonable notice thereof. He shall not waste the goods of his said master, nor lend them unlawfully to any ; at cards, dice, or any other unlawful game he shall not play ; fornication he shall not commit, nor matrimony contract, during the said term ; taverns, ale-houses, or places of gaming he shall not haunt or frequent: From the service of his said master he shall not absent himsell ; but in all things and at all times, he shall carry and behave himself as a good and faithful apprentice ought, during the whole time or term aforesaid.

And the said R. P. on his part, doth hereby promise, covenant and agree to teach and instruct the said apprentice, or cause him to be taught and instructed, in the art, trade or calling of a

by tho best way or means he can, and also to teach and instruct the said ap prentice, or cause him to be taught and instructed to read, write, and cypher as far as the rule of three, if the said apprentice be capable to learn ; and shall well and faithfully find and provide for the said apprentice good and sufficient meat, drink, clothing, lodging, and other necessaries fit and convenient for such an apprentice during the term aforesaid, and at the expiration thereof skal give unto the said apprentice two suits of wearing apparel, one suitable for the Lord's day, and the other for working days.

in teskmony whereof, the said parties have hereunto interchangeably set their hands and seals, the

in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and

(Seal) Signed, sealed and delivered

(Seal) in presence of us

Seal)

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Warrantee Deed. know ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, That I, P. C. of Leom oster, in the county of Worcester, and commonwealth of Massachusetts, gentleman, for and in consideration of one hundred and fifty dollars, and forty-five cents paid to me by S. P. of Ashby, in the county of Middlesex, and commonwealth of Massachusetts, yeoman, the receipt whreof I do hereby acknowledge, do hereby give, grant, sell and convey to the said S. P. his heirs, and assigns, a certain tract and parcel of land, bounded as follows, viz.

[Here insert the bounds, together with all the privileges and appurtenances thereunto belonging.)

To have and to hold the same unto the said S. P. his heirs and as. signs, to his and their use and behoof for ever. And I do covenant with the said S. P. his heirs and assigns, that I am lawfully seized in ree of the premises, that they are free of all incumbrances, and that I will warrant and defend the same to the said S. P. his heirs and assigns for ever, against the lawful claims and demands of all persons. In witness whereof I hereunto set my hand and seal, this

in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Signed, sealed and delivered in presence of

P. C. (Seal.) }

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Quitclaim Deed. Know all men by these presents, that I, A. B. of &c. in consideraIron of the sum of to me paid by C. D. of &c. the receipt whereof I do bereby acknowledge, have remissed, released and for ever quitclaimed, and do by these presents remiss, release, and forever quitclaim unto the said C. Ď. his heirs and assigns for ever (Here insert the preméses.) To have and to hold the same, together with all the privileges and appurtenances thereunto belonging, to him the said C. D. his heirs and assigns for ever.

In witness, &C.

Mortgage Deed. Know all men by these presents, that I, Ā. B of, &c. in considera tron of the sum of

paid to me by C. D. of, &c. the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge, do hereby give, grant, bargain, sell and convey, unto the said C. D. his heirs and assigns for ever (Here insert the premises.) To have and to hold the said granted and bargained premises with the privileges and appurtenances thereof, to the said C. D. his heirs

and assigns, to his and their use and behoof for ever. And I the said A. B. for myself, my heirs, executors and administrators, do covenant with the said C. D. his heirs and assigns, that I am lawfull, seized in fee of the premises, that they are free of all incumbrances, tha: I have good right to sell and convey the same to the said C. D. to hol as aforesaid, and that I will warrant and defend the same to the said C. D. bis heirs and assigns for ever, against the lawful claims and demande of all persons.

Provided nevertheless, That if I the said A. B. my heirs executors, ər administrators, shall well and truly pay to the said C. D. his heirs, executors, administrators or assigns, the full and just sum of on or before the

day of next, (or which will be in the year of our Lord

) with lawful interest for the same until paid, then this deed (as also a certain bond (or note, as the case may be) bearing even date with these presents, given by me to the said Č. D. conditioned to pay the same sum and interest at the time aforesaid] shall be void; otherwise shall remain in full force and virtue,

In witness whereof, &c.

, in the

, or

Lease.
This INDENTURE, made the

day of gear of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Witnesseth, That do hereby lease, demise, and let unto (Here describe the premises to be leased) To hold for the term of from the day of

yielding and paying there for the rent of And the said Lessee do promise to pay the said rent in and to quit and deliver up the premises to the Lessor

attorney, peaceably and quietly, at the end of the term, in as good order and condition, reasonable use and wearing thereof, fire, and other unavoidable casualties excepted, as the same now are, or may be put into, by the said Lessor

and to pay the rent as above stated, and all taxes and dutics levied, or to be levied thereon, during the term, and also the rent and taxes as above stated, for such further time as the Lessee may hold the same, and not make or suffer any waste thereof; nor lease, nor underlet, nor permit any other person or

persons to occupy or improve the same, nor make or suffer to be made, in any alteration therein, but with the approbation of the Lessor thereunto in writing, having been first obtained ; and that the Lessor

may enter to iew, and make improvements, and to expel the Lessee he phall fail to pay the rent and taxes as aforesaid, a: make or suffer any strip or waste thereof.

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