Bond from John Fonville, William Herritage, and Wyriot Ormond for performance as trustees to erect public buildings
Herritage, William, ca. 1707-1769; Ormond, Wyriot, ca. 1707-ca. 1758; Fonville, John
Volume 05, Pages 567-568
[From MSS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]
Know all Men by these presents that we John Fonville William Herritage & Wyriott Ormond of the Province afsd Gentlemen are held and firmly bound unto our Sovereign Lord George the Second of Great Britain France & Ireland King Defender of the Faith & his heirs & Successors in the penal Sum of five hundred pounds proclamation money to wc̄h payment well & truly to be made we bind our Selves our Exors or Admors firmly by these presents. dated the tenth day of March Anno Domini 1756.
The Condition of the above Obligation is such that if the abovebounden John Fonville William Herritage & Wyriott Ormond appointed Trustees by an Act of Assembly of the said Province intitled an Act for the establishing the Supreme Courts of Justice Oyer and Terminer & general goal delivery to receive the Tax laid [mutilated] during two years
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& to apply the said Tax in Erecting an Office for the preservation of the Records of the Supreme Court of the Counties of Craven Johnston Carteret Beaufort & Hyde & building a Prison at the Town of New Bern they the said Trustees or the Majority of them or the Survivors or survivor of them shall well & faithfully perform & execute the Trust by the aforesaid Act reposed in them & also Accompt for & pay the money they shall receive by virtue of the said Trust as in & by the said Act they are required: then the above Obligation is to be void & of none effect otherwise to be & remain in full force & virtue.
Sealed and Delivered in the presence of