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Bond from John Paine for performance as Collector of Tonnage Duty
Paine, John; Moore, Maurice, 1735-1777
December 08, 1764
Volume 06, Page 1057

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

North Carolina

Know all men by these Presents that we John Paine and Maurice Moore are held and firmly Bound unto his Excellency Arthur Dobbs Esquire Governor of North Carolina and his Successors, in the Sum of One Thousand Pounds Proclamation Money, to the which payment, well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, Executors, and Administrators, Jointly and Severally, firmly by these Presents, Sealed with our Seals, and Dated this 8th day of December, 1764.

The Condition of the above Obligation is such, that if the said John Paine, do well and Truly Account with, and pay to the Commissioners of the Pilotage of Cape Fear River, or their Order, when thereto Required, all such Sums of Money, as he Shall Receive, as Receiver of the Tunage Duty, by Virtue of an Act entituled an Act, for Regulating the Pilotage of Cape Fear River, and for other Purposes, passed the Last Session of Assembly; then the above Obligation to be Void, or else to be and Remain in full force and Virtue.

JOHN PAINE [Seal]
MAURICE MOORE [Seal]
Sealed and deliver'd
in presence of
Saml Neale