Bond from John Burgwin for performance as Clerk of the Wilmington District Superior Court
Burgwin, John, 1731-1803; Waddell, Hugh, 1734?-1773
Volume 07, Pages 783-784
[From MS. Records in Office of the Secretary of State.]
Know all men by these presents that we John Burgwin & Hugh Waddell——both of New Hanover County & Province aforesaid
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Esquires are held & firmly Bound unto our Sovereign Lord the King his Heirs & Successors in the penal sum of Two Thousand Pounds to be paid to our said Sovereign Lord the King his Heirs & Successors for which Payment well and truly to be made We Bind ourselves and each of us our each and every of our Heirs Executors & Administrators firmly by these presents sealed with our seals and dated this first day of June Anno Dom 1768.
Whereas the Honble Martin Howard Esquire Chief Justice of the Province of North Carolina has been pleased by his Commission bearing the same date with these presents to appoint and continue the above Bound John Burgwin Clerk of the Superior Court of Justices for the District of Wilmington If therefore the said John Burgwin shall safely keep the Records of the said Court & faithfully discharge his Duty in Office during his continuance therein then the above Obligation to be Void or else to remain in full force and virtue.
Signed & Delivered in presence of