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The document is an agreement for an apprenticeship, dating 1757. The following are a few signature and background of who they where.
• Jonas Stone – later served on the Provisional Continental Congress.
• William Reed – became a Captain in the American Revolution and was present at the “shot heard around the world“ on April 19, 1775
• Joseph Bridge – Difficult to truly know if the signature is the father or son. Senior served at a Selectman in the town of Lexington. The son was as well, and was also present at the “shot heard around the world“ on April 19, 1775.
• Thauddeus Bowman – the last of four scouts on April 19th, 1775; the other three were captured by British forces. Thaddeus warned that the British forces were only ½ mile from the town of Lexington
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