Bond from Daniel Rees for performance as deputy receiver for Carteret County
Rees, Daniel; Canady, Cornelius; Lovick, Thomas; Shepard, David
Volume 05, Pages 422-423
[From MSS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]
North Carolina, Carteret County—ss.
Know all Men by these Presents, that We Daniel Rees, Thomas Lovick Esqr David Shepherd Esqre Cornelius Canady, all of the Province & County aforesd are held & firmly bound unto our Sovereign Lord King George the Second, in the Sum of One Thousand Pounds Proclamation Money, to be paid to our said Sovereign Lord the King his Heirs & Successors, which payment well & truly to be made we do Bind ourselves our Heirs Executrs & Admintrs & every of them jointly & severally, firmly by these Presents, Sealed with our Seals & the 4 Day of September Anno Domini 1755
The Condition of the above Obligation is such, that if the aboveBounden Daniel Rees shall well & truly Execute & Perform the Office of Deputy Receiver of his Majesties Rents, Arrears of rents, Fines & Forfeitures, for the sd County, & that he shall deliver, on or before the Twenty fifth Day of March, yearly, to his Majesty's Reciever General, for the Time being, a just & true Accompt of his Proceedings, & of the Sums of Money he shall recieve, by Virtue of his Executing that Office, upon Oath, agreeable to the form to be given him, by his Majesties Reciever-General; & that he shall well & truly Pay all Sums of Money as he shall receive, by Virtue of his being appointed Deputy-Receiver for the said County deducting 5 Per Cent. for his Trouble, & that he shall
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make a Diligent Enquiry, & faithful return, of what Lands are held by Patents, either from the late Proprietors, or from his Majesty, to the Southward of Earl Granville's Line which he finds is not return'd to him in the Rent Roll, deliv'd to him by the Receiver-General; & what Quit-Rents they pay Per Hundred Acres, & the Quantity granted in each patent, together with the Names of the Patentee, or Occupant, holding the same: And in Case, any Patentee or Occupant shall refuse to shew his Patent or Title, or hath no Patent or Title, to Produce, that he shall make a return of the same to the Receiver-General that he may oblige the Attorney-General to eject the Occupant, by due Course of Law, or to oblige him to take out a Patent for the same, & that he shall acquaint the Occupant, that if he delays to take out a Patent for the Lands, that they shall be granted to the first Claimant, without allowing the Occupant any Preferrance for the same; that upon the said Daniel Rees following the aforesaid Directions, then the above Obligation shall be void: Otherwise remain in full force & Virtue in Law.
Sealed & Deliv'd in Presence of