New Jersey Law Reports Volume 14

New Jersey Law Reports Volume 14

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1835 edition. Excerpt: ... that township, he was duly bound, and served there more than a year under an indenture of apprenticeship, made and approved of by the overseers and two justices of the peace. But on the part of Orange it is insisted that he subsequently ac There is no case in all the books respecting the assignment of an indenture, or appointing on apprentice to serve with any other person, or turning him over to another, so weak and deficient as this, in which he was allowed to gain a Settlement by service under them. Form J. quired a settlement under this same indenture, by service in Springfield. There is no doubt that he lived more than one year in Springfield before the expiration of the time limited in the indenture, with one Smith; which it is said was a service under the indenture, within the meaning of our act of Assembly. The only witness who pretended to have any personal knowledge of the manner and terms of his removal from the family of Matthews, to whom he was bound, was Matthews himself, who said, "The father of Elias called two or three times to get said Elias clear of his said apprenticeship, the said Elias being dissatisfied. The father of said Elias brought with him one John Smith, who agreed to be security to witness for forty dollars, if witness would give up the balance of the time of said apprentice-witness agreed to the proposition, gave up the said apprentice and received his pay. Witness sold the time of the said apprentice as above stated. The said Smith was a shoemaker, but nothing was said at the time about the apprentice continuing to learn that trade, or with whom he was to work, or what he was to do." This was not a transfer of the apprentice, but setting him at large; not appointing him to serve, or consenting...
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  • United States
  • English
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