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Bond from John Harvey for performance as commissioner to sign and stamp debenture bills
Harvey, John, 1725?-1775; Blount, Jacob, 1726-1789; Montfort, Joseph, d. 1776
December 23, 1771
Volume 09, Page 72

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[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]
North Carolina—

Know all men by these presents That We John Harvey Jacob Blount and Joseph Montfort are held and firmly Bound unto His Excellency Josiah Martin Esquire Governor in Chief of the said Province in the penal Sum of Ten thousand pounds proclamation money to be paid unto His said Excellency Josiah Martin Esquire or to the Governor or Commander in Chief for the Time being And to which payment well and truly to be made We bind ourselves our Heirs Executors and Administrators firmly by these presents. Sealed with our Seals and dated this twenty third Day of December in the Year of our Lord One Thousand Seven hundred and Seventy One

Whereas by Act of Assembly passed this Day the above Bounden John Harvey is appointed a Commissioner to Sign and Stamp Debenture Bills Chargeable on the public Treasury of this Province to the Amount of Sixty thousand pounds proclamation Money. The Condition of the above Obligation is such that if the above Bounden John Harvey shall duly and faithfully Execute and Discharge the Trust reposed in him according to the true intent & meaning of the said Act then this Obligation to be void and of none effect, Otherwise to be and remain in full force and virtue—

JOHN HARVEY [Seal.]
JACOB BLOUNT [Seal.]
JOS: MONTFORD [Seal.]
Signed Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
Jams Green junr
E Glasgow