Original Antique British Indenture Contract Dated May 3, 1855 Framed & Matted For Sale
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Original Antique British Indenture Contract Dated May 3, 1855 Framed & Matted :
Original AntiqueBritish Indenture ContractDated May 3, 1855Sealed April 30, 1856Framed and Matted by Frank Saake in Oakland, Californiawhat a great piece of historyPlease Read ! Well preserved and ready to display ~ please see photos for condition details~ tracking number included with all shipments ~ All items are from a smoke free environment. We ship orders every day, and same day when possible. Your complete satisfaction is our goal!
frame size approximately 20" wide x 17" highdocument size approximately 15 5/8" wide x 12 3/4" tallAbout Indentured Servitude:
During the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, the system of indentured servitude was revived in Europe. Indentured servitude is a form slavery in which the servant enters into a labor agreement willingly, by contract, and works for a specified number of years with pay, housing, and food supplied. We can understand this period more in depth by examining the causes of the revival of indentured servitude. We'll look at the abolition of the slave trade and British involvement in India, the consequences of the revival, poor quality of life for servants and servant’s dependency, in Europe, during the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries.
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