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Bond from Samuel Swann for performance as a Commissioner
Swann, Samuel, 1704-1774
April 30, 1754
Volume 05, Pages 118-119

[From MSS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]

North Carolina.

Know all men by these presents that I Samuel Swann of the County of New Hanover & Province aforesd am held and firmly bound Unto the Honourable Matthew Rowan Esqr President And Commander in Chief of the province of North Carolina for the time being and his successors in the sum of Five Thousand pounds Proclamation Money to be paid to the said President and Commander in Chief and his successors for the Use of the Publick Unto which payment well and truly to be made and done I bind my self my heirs Executors and Administrators firmly by these presents sealed with my seal and dated this thirtyeth day of April 1754.

The Condition of the above Obligation is such that Whereas the above named Samuel Swann is by Act of Assembly passd at Wilmington the ninth day of March in the Year of Our Lord One thousand seven Hundred and fifty four Oppointed one of the Commissioners for Stamping and Emitting the sum of forty thousand pounds publick bills of Credit Equal in value to Proclamation money Now if the above Named Samuel Swann shall Duely & faithfully Discharge the trust by the publick

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reposed in him According to Law as Commissioner aforesd then the above obligation to be void or Else to be & remain in full force virtue and authority in the Law

SAMl SWANN (Seal)
Sealed and Delivered In the presence of
Henry Hyrne
James Poitevinte

North Carolina—New Hanover County

This May Certifie that the within named Samuel Swann one of the Commissioners appointed by Act of Assembly passd at Wilmington the Ninth day of March 1754 for Stamping and Emitting the sum of forty thousand pounds publick bills of Credit personally appeared before me and made Oath in due form of Law that he wood Duely and faithfully Discharge the trust by Law reposed in him to the best of his Knowledge and Capacity Sworn to this thirtyeth day of April 1754 before me

JOHN ASHE