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the said C. D. is, and by one bond or obligation bearing equal date with the obligation above written, held and firmly bound unto E. F. of &c. in the penal sum of
dollars, conditioned for the payment of the sum of &c. with legal interest for the same, on or before the day of
next ensuing the date of the said in part recited obligation, as in and by the said in part recited bond, with the condition thereunder written, may more fully appear : If, therefore, the said C. D. his heirs, executors or administrators, do and shall well and truly pay or cause to be paid unto the said E. F. his executors, administrators, or assigns, the said sum of &c. with legal interest of the same, on the said
day of &c. next ensuing the date of the said in part recited obligation, according to the true intent and meaning, and in full discharge and satisfaction of the said in part recited bond or obligation :*then &c. otherwise &c.
5. OF RECEIPTS. No. I.
Sitgrieves, Sept. 19, 1824. Received of Mr. Durance Adley, ten dollars in full of all accounts. ORVAND CONSTANCE, No. II.
Sitgrieves, Sept. 19, 1824. Received of Mr. Orvand Constance, five dollars in full of all accounts. DURANCE ADLEY. No. III. Receipt for an endorsement on a note.
Sitgrieves, Sept. 19, 1824, Received of Mr. Simpson Eastly, (by the hand of Titus Trusty) sixteen dollars twenty five cents, which is endorsed on his note of June 3, 1820.
Peter CHEERFUL, No, IV. A Receipt for money received on account.
Silgrieves, Sept. 19, 1824. Received of Mr. Orand Landike, fifty dollars on account.
ELDRO SLACKLEY. No. V. Receipt for interest due on a bond.
Received this day of of Mr. A. B. the sum of five pounds in full of one year's interest of 100 pounds due to me on the day of
last, on bond from the said A. B. I say received,
By me, C. D.
6. OF ORDERS. No. I. Mr. Stephen Burgess,-Şir,
For salue received, pay to A. B. ten dollars, and place the same to my account.
SAMUEL SKINNER. Archdale, Sept. 9, 1825.
Boston, Sept. 9, 1824.
7. OF DEEDS. No. I.
A Warrantee Deed. KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, That I, Peter Careful, of Bridgewater, in the County of Windsor and State of Vermont, gentleman, for and in consideration of one hundred and fifty dollars, and forty-five cents, paid to me by Samuel Pendleton, of Woodstock, in the County of Windsor, and State of Vermont, yeoman, the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge, do hereby give, grant, sell and convey to the said Samuel Pendlelon, his heirs and assigos, a certaiu tract and parcel of land, bounded as follows, viz.
[Here insert the bounds, together with all the privileger and appurtenances thereunto belonging:]
To have and to hold the same unto the said Samuel Pendle. ton, bis heirs and assigns, to his and their use and behoof fora, ever. And I do covenant with the said Samuel Pendleton, his heirs and assigns, that I am lawfully seized in fee of the premises, tbat they are free of all incumbrances, and that I will warrant and defend the same to the said Samuel Pendleton, his heirs and assigns forever, against the lawful claims and demands of all persons. Io witness whereof, I hereunto set my hand and seal, this
- day of in the year of our Lord one thousand eight bundred and twenty.
PETER CAREFUL, U Signed, sealed, and delivered in presence of
L. R. F. G.
Quitclaim Deed. Know ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, That I, A. B. of, dic. itt consideration of the sum of dollars, to me paid by C. D. of, &c. the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge, have remised, released, and forever quitclaimed, and do by these presents remit, release, and forever quitclaim unto the said C. D. his heirs and assigns forever, [Here insert the premises.] To have and to hold the same, together with all the privileges and appurtenances thereunto belongiog, lo him the said C. D. his beirs and assigns forever.
In witness,' &c.
215 No. III. Mortgage Deed.
KkOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, That I Simpson Easley, of in the county of in the State of Blacksmith, in consideration of dollars — cents, paid by Elvin Fairface, of in the county of in the State of Shoemaker, the receipt whereof I do hereby acknowledge, do hereby give, grant, sell and convey unto the said Elvin Fairface, 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 afore granted premises to the said Elvin Fairface, bis heirs and assigns, to his and their use and beboof forever. And I do covenant with the said Elvin Fairface, his heirs and assigns, that I am lawfully seized in fee of the afore granted premises :- That they are free of all incumbrances : That I have good right to sell and convey the same to the said Elvin Fairface: And that I will warrant and defend the same premises to the said Elvin, his heirs and assigps for ever, against the lawful claims and demands of all persons. Provided nevertheless, That if I the said Simpson Easley, my heirs, executors, or administrators, shall well and truly pay to the said Elvin Fairface, his heirs, executors, administrators or assigns, the full and just sum of dollars cents, on or before the day of which will be in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and 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 presente, given by me to the said Fairface, conditioned to pay the same sum and interest at the time aforesaid, shall be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue. In witness whereof, I the gaid Simpson and Abigail my wife, in token' that she religquishes all her right to dower or alimony in and to the above described premises, hereunto set our hands and seals, this — day of me in the year of our Lord one thousand eight bundred and twenty-five.
SIMPSON EASLEY, O Signed, sealed, and delivered
ABIGAIL EASLEY. O in presence of
L. N. v. x.
S. OF AN INDENTURE.
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 bis son C. D. and he 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 day of 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 which term or time the said apprentice his said master well and faithfully shall serve; his secrets keep, and bis lawful commands every where and at all times readily obey. He shall do do damage to his said master, nor wilfully suffer any to be done by others; and if any to his knowledge be intended, lie shall give his master seasonable notice thereof. He shall not waste the goods of his said master, por lend them uplawfully to any; at cards, dice, or any 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 bis said master he shall not absent himself; 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. op his part, doth hereby promise, covepant and agree to teach and instruct the said appréptice, or cause him to be taught and instructed in the art, trade, or calling of a - by the best way or means he can, and also teach and instruct the said apprentice, or cause him to be taught and instructed to read, write, and cipher as far as the Rule of Three, if the said apprevtice be capable to learn, and shall well and faithfully find and provide for the said appren- .! tice, 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, shall give unto the said apprentice, two suits of wearing apparel, one suitable for the Lord's day, and the other for working days.
In testimony wbereof, the said parties have hereunto interchangeably set their hands and seals, this said day of
- in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Signed, sealed, and delivered
(Seal.) in presence of ,
PRACTICAL RULES AND TABLES.
[For most of the following important Tables, and other matters, the Author
is indebted to the üiendship of John JOHNSON, Esq. of Burlington.]
. DRY MEASURE, 353. In March, 1797, the Legislature of the State of Vermont passed an act establishing the Winchester measure as the same is established in Great-Britain.
By referring back to the English statutes we find a law was passed in 1697, during the reign of James II. in which it is enacted that "every round bushel with a plane and even mbottom, being made eighteen inches and a half wide throughsout, and eight inches deep, shall be considered a legal «Winchester bushel according to the standard in his majes"ty's exchequer.”
354. A vessel thus made will contain 2150.42 cubic inches, or 1.244456 cubic feet, and by dividing the inches in a cubic foot by the cubic inches in a bushel, it is found that a cubic foot is 0.80356 of a bushel; and consequently the cubic feet that any bin or garner contains, being multiplied by 0.80356, will produce the number of bushels which such bin or garner may hold, and as the decimals after 8 are of very small value, they in most cases may be omitted.
On the 6th day of November, 1816, the Legislature of the State of Vermont enacted that thirty-eight quarts of Ale or "Winchester measure, shall be considered as the measure of "a bushel of charcoal, lime and ashes." Now considering this to mean Ale measure, which by an English statute of 1689, is 282 cubic inches to the gallon, it very nearly agrees with 40 quarts of dry or Winchester measure, which is generally considered to be a bushel of either of the above articles in most or all of the United States.
355. The above act of 1816 was so altered in October, 1828, as to read 38 quarts Winchester measure, which is 2553.6 cubic inches, and by division it will be found that one bushel of coal, lime or ashes, as now established in Vermont, is 1.4777 cubic feet, and that one cubic foot is 0.67669 of a bushel.