Indenture dated 1 January 1884 signed by members of 4th Australian Cricket Team

Object Type
Documents and books/Document/Agreement/Contract/Indenture
Date Used
01 Jan 1884
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Brief Description
Indenture, handwritten in black calligraphy on three large lined sheets of paper. Paper is held inside a dark green three-flapped board cover (clothbound) by green string binding; the flaps on the right, above, and below fold over to protect the paper. Closely written on 4 of the 6 sides, it is an agreement for the cricketers named in it to "enter into a partnership for the purpose/ of playing a series of matches at Cricket" in various Australian colonies, Great Britain, and Ireland. Text on cover, embossed in gold, reads "4TH AUSTRALIAN TEAM/ 1884". M6086.2 is affixed to the inside of the back cover, underneath the Indenture pages.
0 - Whole: H: 450 W: 287 D: 10mm (H: 17 11/16 W: 11 5/16 D: 3/8")
Date Used
01 Jan 1884
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Kindly donated to the Melbourne Cricket Club Museum by Anthony Baer


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