An indentured servant or indentured laborer is an employee indenturee within a system of unfree labor who is bound by a signed or forced contract indenture .An indentured servant was a worker in a contract with an employer for a certain length of time. Usually a laborer or craftsman would have to work three to seven .Indentured servants first arrived in America in the decade following the settlement of Jamestown by the Virginia Company in . The idea of indentured .Indentured servants were men and women who signed a contract also known as an indenture or a covenant by which they agreed to work for .Once again, Gov. Ralph Northam caused a nationwide facepalm with race related comments..The growth of tobacco, rice, and indigo and the plantation economy created a tremendous need for labor in Southern English America. Without the aid of modern .White indentured servants came from all over Great Britain. Men, women, and sometimes children signed a contract with a master to serve a term of years..Indentured servitude is a voluntary labor contract requiring someone to work for a period of time for no pay..