Apprenticeship contract

justice consulaire de Rouen
12 February 1760
47 x 30
France - Rouen - Archives départementales de Seine-Maritime
201 BP 698
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This document is a sailor’s apprenticeship contract (1760). It is in the format of a mediaeval chirograph: these documents were drawn up in duplicate, one over the other, and cut through along a zig-zag line or indent so that the two parts could be matched together (this is why these contracts are also called indentures).

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