Everybody's Lawyer and Counselor in Business by Frank Crosby
Publisher-Printing Location: John E. Potter, Philadelphia
Date and Numbering:1860
Size and Page Count: 5: X 7.5" 384 pages
Condition:Very Good! Spine, papers, text block boards all very good, wear on all corners, some foxing towards edges
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"Containing plain and simple instructions to all classes for transacting their business according to law, with legal forms for drawing the various necessary papers connected therewith - together with the laws of different states for collection of debts property exempt from execution, mechanics liens, execution of deeds and mortgages, rights of married women, dower, usury, will, etc."
An example from page 252 on Apprenticeship.
"Indenture of Apprenticeship for a Boy, to Learn a Trade.
This Indenture of Apprenticeship, made the first day of May, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and -——, witnesseth : That John Stanley, now of the age of fourteen years, the son of Thomas Stanley,of the City and County of Sacramento, in the State of California, by and with the advice and consent of his father, the said Thomas Stanley, testified by his becoming a party hereto, (or, endorsed hereupon, as the case may be), hath voluntarily, and of his own free will and accord, bound and put himself, and by these presents doth bind and put himself, apprentice to Samuel C. Henry, of Sacramento aforesaid, jeweler, to learn the art, trade, and mystery of a jeweler, and after the manner of an apprentice to dwell with and serve the said Samuel C. Henry, (if it is intended that the apprenticeship shall continue after the death of the master, or that the latter shall have authority to assign the apprentice to another, insert here the words, “his executors, administrators, and assigns,”) from the day of the date hereof, for and during, and until the full end and term of seven years, thence next ensuing, ........"