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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Bond from Lewis De Rosset for performance as a Commissioner
De Rosset, Lewis, ca. 1724-1786
May 03, 1754
Volume 05, Page 121

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

North Carolina

Know all men by these presents that I Lewis Derosett of the County of New Hanover and province aforesaid am held and firmly bound unto the Honourable Matthew Rowan Esqr President and Commander in Chief of the province of North Carolina for the time being and his successors in the sum of five thousand pounds proclamation Money to be paid to the said president and Commander in Chief and his successors for the Use of the publick Unto which payment well and truly to be made and done I Bind my self my Heirs Executors And Administrators firmly by these presents sealed with my seal and dated this Third day of May 1754.

The condition of the above Obligation is such that Whereas the above Named Lewis Derosett is by Act of Assembly passd at Wilmington the ninth day of March in the year of our Lord One thousand seven Hundred and fifty four Oppointed One of the Commissioners for Stamping and Emitting the sum of forty Thousand pounds publick bills of Credit Equal to proclamation money Now if the said Lewis Derosett shall duely and faithfully Discharge the trust by the publick reposed in him According to Law as Commissioner aforesaid then the above Obligation to be void or Else to be and remain in full force virtue and authority in the Law.

Sealed and Delivered In Presence of
Willm Willkings
Benjn Morison