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Bond from John Starkey for performance as treasurer of the Southern District of North Carolina
Starkey, John, ca. 1697-1765; Swann, Samuel, 1704-1774; Lovick, Thomas; Et Al.
March 25, 1755
Volume 05, Page 337

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

North Carolina

Know all men by these Presents that we John Starkey Samuel Swann and Thomas Lovick Esqrs are held and firmly bound unto Our Sovereign Lord the King that now is his heirs and Successors in the Sum of Two Thousand pounds To the which Payment well and Truly to be made we bind our Selves, and each of our heirs Executors & Administrators firmly by these presents Sealed with our Seals and Dated this Twenty fifth Day of March in the year of Our Lord 1755

Whereas the above bounden John Starkey is in and by a certain Act of Assembly Pass'd in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and fifty four Intituled An Act for granting an Aid to his Majesty for the Defence of the Frontier of this Province and other purposes, Appointed Publick Treasurer of the Counties of Beaufort Hyde, Craven Onslow Carteret New Hanover Bladen Anson, Duplin, Cumberland, Rowan, & Johnston

Now the Condition of the above Obligation is Such that if the above bounden John Starkey do and Shall well and faithfully Account and pay to the Assembly when required the Moneys he shall Receive from time to time by Virtue of the above Mentioned Act as therein Directed and all Such other Sums as he Shall at any time hereafter receive on account of Taxes laid for sinking the Now Current Bills of Creditt then this Obligation to be Void or else for any Default to be and remain in full force and Virtue

JOHN STARKEY (Seal)
SAM SWANN (Seal)
THOs LOVICK (Seal)
Sealed and delivered in presence of
Jer Vail