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Voyageur contract for Antoine Jean Petit
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CA RBD MSG 1108-19
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13 November 1807 (Creation)
- Montréal (Québec)
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1 sheet ; 31.6 x 19.3 cm
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Contract between Antoine Jean Petit of "Petite Cote" near Montreal and the outfitters Thomas Mears and Joseph Shuter. The contract outlines conditions of employment as a day labourer in Hawkesbury, Upper Canada, for the duration of 6 months (13 November to 1 May) and payment of 51 livres per month. The contract notes that he also received 4 piastres on account.
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Signed with mark by Antoine Jean Petit.
Printed form on laid paper with handwritten additions. Date, voyageur name, outfitter name, and position in contemporary hand on verso.
Lande type GN07.