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Title: Samuel Hopkins's Bond for Building the President's House, January 25, 1794: Electronic Edition.
Author: Hopkins, Samuel
Author: Cain, William
Author: Ray, David
Author: Thompson, Henry
Author: Lytle, William
Funding from the University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill supported the electronic publication of this title.
Text transcribed by Bari Helms
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First Edition, 2005
Size of electronic edition: ca. 9K
Publisher: The University Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
2005
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Languages used in the text: English
Revision history:
2005-12-09, Sarah Ficke finished TEI/XML encoding.
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Title of collection: University of North Carolina Papers (#40005), University Archives, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Title of document: Samuel Hopkins's Bond for Building the President's House, January 25, 1794
Author: Saml. Hopkins
Author: William Cain
Author: David Ray
Author: Henry Thompson
Author: Will Lytle
Description: 1 page, 1 page image
Note: Call number 40005 (University Archives, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
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Text transcription of this document was produced by OCR (optical character recognition) from R. D. W. Connor's A Documentary History of the University of North Carolina 1776-1799 (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1953), Vol. I, p. 300-301. Used by permission of the publisher (www.uncpress.unc.edu).
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Samuel Hopkins's Bond for Building the President's House, January 25, 1794
Hopkins, Samuel
Cain, William
Ray, David
Thompson, Henry
Lytle, William



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State of North Carolina
Know all men by these presents that we Samuel Hopkins , William Cain, David Ray & Henry Thompson Wm Lytle all of the County of Orange and State aforesaid are held and firmly bound unto the Trustees of the University of North Carolina and their Successors in the Sum of Two thousand pounds Current money of this State, for the true payment thereof We bind ourselves and each of us our heirs Exers. and Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals and dated this 25th day of January 1794.
The Condition of this obligation is such that Whereas the above bonden Samuel Hopkins hath undertaken to be built a House for the president of the University of North Carolina, agreeable to the Memorandum set forth on this paper, and to be built on such place at the seat of the University as the Trustees may direct, and have the same Compleated in every respect in a good and workman like manner on or before the first day January next, Complying to the aforesaid articles or Memorandum written on this paper and Signed by the said Samuel for himself and Walter Alves and Absolom Tatom in behalf of the Trustees of the University, That this obligation to be void or else to remain in full force and virtue.

SAML. HOPKINS (Seal)

WILLIAM CAIN (Seal)

DAVID RAY (Seal)

HENRY THOMPSON (Seal)

WILL LYTLE (Seal)

Sealed and delivered in presence of

JOHN HOGG.