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Bond from Wyriot Ormond for performance as a Receiver of Tonnage Duties
Barker, Thomas, 1713-1789; Campbell, John, ca. 1700-1781; Ormond, Wyriot, ca. 1707-ca. 1758
January 15, 1755
Volume 05, Page 329

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

Know all men by these presents that we Wyriot Ormond John Campbell and Thomas Barker Esquires are held and firmly bound to our Sovereign Lord George the Second King of Great Britain and so forth in five hundred pounds Proclamation Money to be paid to our said Sovereign Lord the King his Heirs and Successors for the Use of the Province of North Carolina To the true Payment whereof we bind us and each of us our heirs Executors and Administratrs jointly and severally firmly by these presents Sealed and dated the fifteenth day of January in the twenty eighth year of the Reign of our said Sovereign Lord the King and in the year of our Lord One thousand seven hundred and fifty five.

Whereas the above bounden Wyriot Ormond by a Commission from his Excellency Arthur Dobbs Esqr bearing even Date with these presents is appointed Receiver of the Duty upon the Tonage of Ships and other Vessels coming into Port Bath within this Province Now in Case the said Wyriot Ormond shall duely and faithfully discharge his Duty as Receiver of the said Port and shall when required from time to time deliver to the Governor Council and Assembly of this Province a true List of all Ships and Vessels which shall enter into the said Port with their Burthen of Tons with a true Account of the Dutys he shall receive in Virtue of an Act of Assembly intituled An Act for granting to his Majesty a Duty upon the Tonage of Ships and other Vessels coming into this Province then the above Obligation to be void otherwise to be in full power

WY: ORMOND (Seal)
JNo CAMPBELL (Seal)
T BARKER (Seal)
Sealed and delivered in the presence of
Henry Hill
John Nicolle