Lot 5551796 Devon Parish Apprenticeship Indenture – Keeping Down...

Auction Date: 30/10/2020 at 10am

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1796 Devon Parish Apprenticeship Indenture – Keeping Down the Cost of the Welfare State Little Torrington, Devon, printed and completed by hand. At this time State support for poor children was controlled by the Act of 1601, which had placed the burden on each parish, requiring it to elect Oversees of the Poor with power to levy a local poor rate.

Guide Price: £50.00 - £70.00

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