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Bond from William Cray for performance as Clerk of the Onslow County Court
Cray, William; Rhodes, Henry, 1715?-1780; Cray, William, 1726-1778
April 12, 1774
Volume 09, Page 981

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[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]
Official Bond of William Cray, Jr., Clerk of the Pleas, &c.

North Carolina,
Onslow County. }

Know all men by these Presents that we William Cray Junr, Henry Rhodes and William Cray Senr, all of the County and Province aforesaid, Gentlemen, are held and stand firmly Bound unto the Justices of the Inferior Court of the County of Onslow aforesaid in the Penal sum of One Thousand Pounds Money to be paid the Justices aforesaid or to their successors in office. In Witness whereof we have Hereunto set our Hands & Seals this 12th day of April 1774.

The Condition of the above obligation is such that whereas at an Inferior Court of Pleas & Quarter Sessions Begun and held at the Court House in the County of Onslow aforesaid on the second Tuesday in April in the year aforesaid, the Justices of said County Nominated and appointed William Cray, Junr, Clerk of the Inferior Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions. Now if the above Bounden William Cray Junr do and shall safely Keep the Records of said Court and faithfully Discharge his duty as Clerk aforesaid, then the above Obligation is to be Void and of None Effect, otherwise to be and Remain in full force, Power and Virtue.

WILLIAM CRAY, Junr [Seal].
HENRY RHODES [Seal].
WILLm CRAY [Seal].
Signed, Sealed and Delivered in Presence of
Jno Cooke
Alex. Gray.