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Bond from William Hill for performance as Collector of the Port of Brunswick
Hill, William, 1737-1783; Davis, John; Paine, John
November 02, 1764
Volume 06, Page 1056

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

North Carolina
Brunswick County

Know all Men by these Presents that we William Hill, John Davis and John Paine are held and firmly bound unto our Sovereign Lord the King, his Heirs and Successors in the Sum of Five hundred Pounds Proclamation Money, to be paid to our said Lord the King his Heirs and Successors, to the which Payment well and truly to be made and done we bind ourselves, our Heirs Executors & Administrators jointly and severally in and for the whole, firmly by these Presents Sealed with our Seals and dated the 2d Day of November 1764

The Condition of the above obligation is such that whereas William Hill is appointed by Commission under the hand and Seal of his Excellency Arthur Dobbs Esquire Receiver of the Duties on Rum wine and other distilled Liquors, imported into Port Brunswick Now if the said William Hill shall honestly faithfully and truly Execute the Office of Receiver of the Duties aforesaid then this Obligation to be null and void, otherwise to Remain in full Force and Effect

WILL HILL [Seal.]
JOHN DAVIS Junr [Seal.]
JOHN PAINE [Seal.]
Sealed and delivered
In Presence of
Benj Heron
John Burgwin