Item 18 - Voyageur contract for Amable Lamouche

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Voyageur contract for Amable Lamouche

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CA RBD MSG 1108-18

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  • 12 November 1806 (Creation)
    Montréal (Québec)

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1 sheet ; 31.7 x 22.7 cm

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Contract between Amable Lamouche of Faubourg St. Laurent and the outfitter Thomas Mears. The contract outlines conditions of employment (as an "éngagé," or journeyman) in Hawkesbury, Upper Canada, for the duration of 6 months (15 November to 1 May) and payment of 54 livres per month. The contract notes that the voyageur will loses wages in the case of absence for sickness or other.

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Signed with mark by Amable Lamouche.

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Printed form on laid paper with handwritten additions.

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Lande type GN05.

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