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Bond from Lewis Henry De Rosset for performance as commissioner to sign and stamp debenture bills
De Rosset, Lewis Henry, ca. 1724-1786; Sampson, John, d. 1784; Harnett, Cornelius, 1723-1781
December 23, 1771
Volume 09, Pages 73-74

[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]
North Carolina—

Know all Men By these Presents That We Lewis Henry DeRosset John Sampson and Cornelius Harnett Esqrs Are Held and Firmly Bound unto His Excellcy Josiah Martin Esqr Governor In Chief of

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the said Province in the Penal Sum of Ten Thousand Pounds Proclamation money to be paid unto His said Excellcy Josiah Martin or to the Governor or Commander In Chief for the time being and to the which Payment well and truly to be made We Bind Ourselves our Heirs, Executors, and Administrators Firmly by these Presents. Sealed with Our Seals And Dated this twenty third Day of December in the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred And Seventy One

Whereas By Act of Assembly passed this Day The above Bounden Lewis Henry DeRosset is appointed a Commissioner to Sign and Stamp Debenture Bills Chargeable on the Public Treasury of this Province to the Amount of Sixty Thousand Pounds Procla. money. The Condition of the above Obligation is such That If the above Bounden Lewis Henry DeRosset shall duly and faithfully Execute and Discharge the Trust reposed In him according to the true Intent and meaning of the said Act Then This Obligation to be Void and of none Effect, otherwise to be and remain In full Force & Virtue

LEWIS DeROSSET [Seal.]
JOHN SAMPSON [Seal.]
CORNs HARNETT [Seal.]
Signed Sealed and Delivered In Presence of
Wm Palmer
Will Cumming