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Bond. Edward and Edward Brightman to Matthew Clay in the sum of £1,000

Names Mentioned:-






Edward Brightman
Matthew Clay
John Martin
John Richards



Bond of indemnity. Edward Brightman of Spalding, grazier & Edward Brightman his son, bound to Matthew Clay of Bourne, tanner, for £1,000
on 1 August 1738
The son was bound apprentice to Matthew Clay for 7 years, by an indenture, also dated 1 August 1738. According to that, he was free to leave at the end of the second year. This bond was to cover Clay against any adverse influence from Brightmanís trading or activity during the remaining five years.

Witnessed by John Martin (secretary to John Richards) and John Richards.


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