Mahony, James (fl. 1773) [Contracts relating to the indenture of James Mahony]
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Partially printed. Binds Mahony to serve Hugh Fallon for four years, after his arrival in New York. Relates that Fallon is Master of the Brig [Pachett?]. Signed by John Roe, Mayor of Cork. Includes Mahony's mark. On verso, contains the signatures of Andrew Gautier, Hugh Fallon, James J. Graham, and Elias Hardenbergh. Gautier signs 26 June 1773 as Alderman of the New York City dock ward and justice of the peace, attesting to Mahony's indenture and arrival date. Fallon signs 26 June 1773, conveying Mahony to James Graham of Ulster County, Ireland, for the price of fifteen pounds, ten shillings. Gautier signs again, certifying the transaction. Graham signs 10 July 1773, stating "I sign my Right of this Indenture Unto John A. Hardenbergh as witness..." Elias Hardenbergh and Mahony sign in 1776, stating "absent by Insistin in the army five months and Nineteen Dayes which Term the said James Mahony bind my self to sarve after the Ninth Day of June in the year 1777..." Includes an illegible signature. Contains a printed image of the Cork Arms.
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