John D. Everitt Teaching Contracts and Poll List

Contract of 23-January-1827

We the subscribers of the township of Montague, County
of Sussex and State of New Jersey do agree with John I. Everitt
to teach a regular English day school in the stone schoolhouse
near George Neldens in Montague for the term of three months, for
which service we promise to pay him the sum of one dollar and
fifty cents for each schollar we shall sign for or send on or
before the expiration of said term sd Everitt is to teach reading,
writing and arithmetic to the best of his skill and understanding
and board himself -- And we the subscribers do agree to
furnish the school with firewood during the term. In an equal
proportion according to the schollars we do sign for or send
School to Commence on the 31 day of Jany., 1827.
This 23rd Jany., 1827.
Subscribers Names                 Subscribers Names
James Stoll  Three    3           John S. Warbass   One
Usal C. Hagerty   Two 2           Thos. Cole  One & a half 1-1/2
Francis M . Corm      1           Isaac Bonnell  Two           2
Abraham Sedam         1-1/2       Richard McKeeby              1-1/2
John Hull             3
Isaac Clark  Two      2

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