119 results found for: genres:"Contracts"

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1796 Sept. 29

Apprenticeship contract of Francis Lester to Edward Barney to learn agriculture

Shelburne (Mass.) - Terms and limitations attached to apprenticing Lester to learn agriculture under Barney until age of 21.

William Wells Papers

1799 Apr. 29

Agreement between Nicholas Gilbert and Lindor, 'the blackman'

Providence (R.I.) - Agreement between Nicholas Gilbert on Newport and Lindor, an African American man held in prison, in which Lindor agrees to serve on two India voyages for Gilbert's client Poulain Audinet, "and at the expiration there of to be considered allowed by him & his Constituents as a free man and to have and Enjoy his Liberty accordingly without any further claim." On verso in a copy o... more

Moses Brown Papers

1850

Caleb Loud and Co.

Caleb Loud and Co. contract with Westhampton (Mass.) for erecting fence around burying ground

Westhampton (Mass.) - Contract and specifications for constructing fence around cemetery.

Westhampton (Mass. : Town) Records

1886 July 6

Wilson County (Tenn.)

W. E. B. Du Bois contract with the directors of school district no. 13

Tennessee - To teach in "School No. 5" in Wilson County from the 19th of July, 1886 for $28 a month. Signed by R. M. Johnson, H. Barry and Du Bois

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1887 June 11

Wilson County (Tenn.)

W. E. B. Du Bois State of Tennessee teaching certificate

Tennessee - Work contract for W. E. B. Du Bois to teach in Wilson County.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1899 Nov. 25

Mahaiwe Cemetery (Great Barrington, Mass.)

Burial agreement between W. E. B. Du Bois and Mahaiwe Cemetery Association

Great Barrington (Mass.) - An agreement guaranteeing Du Bois exclusive rights of burial in Lot 11 in the Great Barrington Cemetery, signed by Charles J. Taylor, President, Henry Robbins, Clerk, and Orlando Bionell, Justice of the Peace.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1909 Dec. 12

Diton, Carl R. (Carl Rossini), 1886-1962

Letter from Carl R. Diton to W. E. B. Du Bois

Philadelphia (Pa.) - Diton writes to thank Du Bois for recommending his services to Wilberforce University, where Diton was able to perform for students. Requests that Du Bois forward a contract to Dr. Ware at Atlanta University for an appearance in January. Second location and date written on letterhead stating Greenwood January 13.Contract for performance enclosed.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1914 July 30

Music and Lecture Guild of New England

Music and Lecture Guild of New England

Boston (Mass.) - Contract for lecture on "The World Problem of the Color Line" at the Manchester, New Hampshire Y.M.C.A.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1914 Sept. 15

Music and Lecture Guild of New England

Music and Lecture Guild of New England

Boston (Mass.) - Contract for lecture on "The World Problem of the Color Line" at the Portsmouth, New Hampshire Graffort Club.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers

1916

Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Star of Ethiopia production contract

Unsigned agreement outlining the terms of the Horizon Guild's management of the Philadelphia production of "Star of Ethiopia"; noting its according financial obligations; and specifying other requirements for both parties involved.

W. E. B. Du Bois Papers