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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Bond from William Shergold for performance as clerk of the Currituck County Court
Campbell, John, ca. 1700-1781; Shergold, William
July 04, 1755
Volume 05, Pages 352-353

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

Know all men by these presents That we William Shergold & John Campbell in the province of North Carolina are held and firmly bound

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unto Henry McCullough Esqr Secretary of this province, in the full and just Sum of Four Hundred pounds proclamation Money, to be paid to the said Henry McCullock, his Heirs, Executors Administrators and Assigns, To the Which payment well and truly to be made, We Bind ourselves, our Heirs Executors and Administrators jointly and severally by these presents Sealed with our Seals, dated this fourth day of July Anno Dom̄ 1755.

The Condition of this Obligation is such, That Whereas the above bounden Willm Shergold having received from me a Commission for Clerk of the Court of Currituck County in the said province, and Clerk of the peace within the same. Now if the above bound, shall and well and truly perform the Duty of his said Offices, and pay the Governor his Secretary and the said Secretary of this province their respective Fees as they become due every Six Months, then this Obligation to be Void otherwise to remain in full force and Virtue.

Signed Sealed & Delivered in the presence of
Thomas Jones
Geo: Disbrowe