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Minutes of the Rowan County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions [Extracts]
North Carolina. Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions (Rowan County)
August 1772
Volume 09, Pages 318-319

[From Court Records of Rowan County.]

North Carolina
Rowan County.

Court of Pleas and Quarter
Sessions August Term 1772

Ordered by the Court that upon the vacancy of the Clarkship of this County that Mr William Frohock be and is hereby appointed Clark of this Court in the room and stead of John Frohock Esq late Clark and lately deceased and that he the sd William Frohock be recommended by this Court to the Clark of the Crown of this Province as personally qualified to serve in that position.

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Ordered by the Court that Mr William Frohock qualify in open Court tomorrow morning and enter into Bond with security according to law and that the Records & papers relative to this Court be delivered unto the said William Frohock to proceed thereon.

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This done came into open Court William Frohock agreeable to an order of this term and offered Thomas Frohock John Dunn and Alexander Martin Esqr as security for the due performance of the trust reposed in him by this Court as Clark of the Inferiour Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions of the County afsd who was accordingly approved of and entered into Bond according to Law, took the oaths of office subscribed the test and took his seat

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On the relinquishment of Mr William Frohock appointed by this Court Adlai Osbourn came into Court & produced a commission from the Hon Saml Strudwick Esq thereby constituting and appointing the said Adlai Osbourn Esq Clark of the Inferior Court of

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Pleas & Quarter Sessions for the County of Rowan dated the 30th July, 1772, likewise a Commission from the Hon Saml Strudwick Esq constituting and appointing the aforesaid Adlai Osbourn Esq Clark of the Crown for the County of Rowan dated the 30th July 1772 and was duly admitted and qualified according to Law and entered for security Alexander Martin and John Dunn Esquires in the sum of £1000 proc agreeable to Law.