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Bond from Samuel Johnston for performance as Clerk of the Edenton District Superior Court
Johnston, Samuel, 1733-1816; Hewes, Joseph, 1730-1779; Hodgson, John, ca. 1740-1774
April 25, 1768
Volume 07, Pages 716-717

[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]

Know all men by these presents that we Samuel Johnston of Chowan County Attorney at Law Joseph Hewes and John Hodgson of the County aforesaid Esquires are held and firmly bound to our Sovereign Lord the King in the Sum of Two thousand pounds proclamation money to be paid to our said Lord the King his Heirs & Successors to which payment well and truly to be made We bind

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ourselves and each of us our and each of our Heirs Executors and Administrators jointly and severally firmly by these presents Sealed with our Seals and dated this 25th day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and Sixty eight

Whereas the above bound Samuel Johnston is this day appointed Clerk of Superior Court for the District of Edenton pursuant to the Act of Assembly in such case lately made Now the Condition of the above Obligation is such that if the said Samuel Johnston do and shall safely keep the Records of the said Court and faithfully discharge his Duty in the said Office during his continuance therein then the above Obligation to be void otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.

SAM. JOHNSTON
JOSEPH HEWES
JNo HODGSON
Sealed & Delivered In presence of
Chas Bondfield
Hend Luter