Contract For Hiring A Farm Hand
( Originally Published 1918 )
Know all Men by These Presents:
That Walter A. Clyde agrees to work faithfully for Wm. R. Manbeck, as a general laborer on his farm, and to do any work that he may be called upon to do in connection therewith, in the township of Lisle, County of Dupage, and State of Illinois, for the period of one year, beginning the first day of February next, 19—, for the sum of Thirty Dollars per month.
In consideration of the services to be performed, the said Wm. R. Manbeck agrees to pay Walter A. Clyde Thirty Dollars per month.
In witness whereof, the said parties have hereunto set their hands this first day of January, 19--.
WALTER A. CLYDE. WM. R. MANBECK.
CONTRACT WITH A CLERK, OR WORKMAN
THIS AGREEMENT, made this first day of January, A. D. 19-, by and between James Freeman, of the city of Chicago, county of Cook, and State of Illinois, party of the first part, and Alfred Willis, of the said city, county, and State, party of the second part,
Witnesseth, that the said Alfred Willis has agreed to enter the service of the said James Freeman as a clerk (or Journeyman) and promises faithfully, honestly and diligently to give and devote to him his time and labor as afore-said, for the space of three years, from the first day of January, A. D. 19—.
In consideration whereof, the said James Freeman agrees to allow, and pay to the said Alfred Willis the sum of twelve hundred dollars ($1200.00) per annum, in equal payments of one hundred dollars on the first day of each and every calendar month of the year, the first payment to be made on the first day of February, 19
Witness our hands, , JAMES FREEMAN. ALFRED WILLIS.
CONTRACT TO CULTIVATE LAND ON SHARES
THIS AGREEMENT, made this first day of February, A. D. 19-, between Chas. N. Rohr, of the town of Colfax, county of Clinton, State of Indiana, and Henry Reamer, of Linden, county of Montgomery, State of Indiana, party of the second part.
Witnesseth, that the said Chas. N. Rohr will, on or before the first day of March, break, properly prepare, and sow with wheat the forty acres belonging to, and lying north of the dwelling place of the said Henry Reamer, in the town of Linden.
That one half of the seed wheat shall be found by said Henry Reamer. That when said crop is in proper condition the said Chas. N. Rohr will cut, harvest, and safely house it in the barn of Henry Reamer. That he will properly thresh and clean the same. That he will deliver one-half of said wheat to the said Henry Reamer at his granary, on or before the fifteenth day of November, 19-.
Witness our hands and seals.
CHAS. N. ROHR. [SEAL]
HENRY REAMER. [SEAL] Signed,
sealed, and delivered in presence of