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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Bond from George Read for performance as clerk of the Carteret County Court
Read, George; Lovick, Thomas
April 28, 1755
Volume 05, Page 340

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

Know all men by these presents, That, We George Read & Thomas Lovick of Carteret County Esqrs are held and firmly bound unto the honourable Henry McCollock, Esqr in the sum of five Hundred proc money To be paid unto the sd Henry McCollock his Heirs Exectrs Adminstrs or Assigns, To the which payment well & truely to be made, We do bind ourselves our Heirs Exectrs Admintrs & Assigns, and every of us Joyntly & Severally, & firmly by these presents. Sealed with our Seals, & Dated this 28th day of Aprill Anno Dom̄ 1755.

The Condition of the Above Obligation is Such, That, Whereas, the above Named Henry McCollock, hath Granted unto the above bounden, George Read, a Commission Therein & Thereby Appointing the sd George, Clerk off Carteret County Court, & Clerk off the peace.

Now if the said George, Shall well and Truely, perform the Duty of a Clerk, According to the Acts of the Genl Assembly, of this province, of North Carolina, & also Render and pay unto the said Henry McCollock his Heirs or Order the sum of Three pounds, Six Shillings and eight pence, proc money, at or upon the 25th day of March, yearly and every year after the Date hereof, During the time the sd Read shall Continue in the said office by virtue of the Aforesaid Commission Then this Obligation to be Void and off none effect, Otherways To stand & Remain in full force and Virtue.

GEO. READ (Seal)
Sealed and Delivered in presence off
Jacob Shepard
Jno Lovick