Bond from Richard Caswell for performance as treasurer for the Southern District of North Carolina
Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789; Harvey, John, 1725?-1775; Simpson, John, 1728-1788; Person, Thomas, 1733-1800; Et Al.
Volume 09, Pages 592-593
[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]
Know all men by these presents that we Richard Caswell, John Harvey, John Simpson, Thomas Person, Thomas Respess, Jacob Shepard, Lemuel Hatch, Thomas Hines, Christr Neale, Thomas Gray, Richard Blackledge, John Green, Timothy Clear, Francis Mackilwean, William McKinne, Henry Goodman, Major Croom, Constantine
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Whitfield, Jesse Cobb, James Glasgow and John Herritage, all of the Province of North Carolina Gentlemen are held and firmly Bound unto our Sovereign Lord George the Third by the Grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King &c, in the sum of Fifty thousand pounds Lawful Money of Great Britain To be paid to our said Lord the King his Heirs and Successors, to which payment well and truly to be made and done We bind ourselves and each and every of us, our and each and every of our Heirs Executors and Administrators jointly and Severally for and in the whole firmly by these presents. Sealed with our Seals and Dated this Sixth day of March in the year of our Lord One thousand Seven hundred & Seventy three.
Whereas the above named Richard Caswell is by an Act of Assembly made and Ratified the day of the Date of these presents Intituled “An Act for appointing Public Treasurers and Directing their Duty in Office,” Appointed Public Treasurer of the Counties of Anson, Beaufort, Bladen, Brunswick, Cumberland, Craven, Carteret, Duplin, Dobbs, Guilford, Hyde, Johnston, Mecklenburg, New Hanover, Onslow, Pitt, Rowan, Surry, Tryon and Wake. Now the Condition of the above Obligation is such that if the above Bound Richard Caswell shall Diligently and faithfully Collect from the Respective Sheriffs, Receivers and Collectors of Duties and other persons Charged with Public Monies in his District And well and truly Account for and pay to the General Assembly of this Province when thereto required all Public Monies which he shall receive and faithfully and regularly discharge the Duties of his said office, then the within Obligation to be void Otherwise to be and remain in full force and Virtue.
THOS. HINES Junr
Sealed and delivered in the presence of
J. G. Blount.