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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Bond from Isaac Faris for performance as clerk of the New Hanover County Court
Faris, Isaac; Brown, David
October 27, 1755
Volume 05, Page 437

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

Know all Men by these presents That We Isaac Faris of Wilmington in New Hanover County Gentleman and David Brown of the same place are jointly and separately held and firmly bound unto Richard Spaight Esqr Secretary and Clerk of the Crown of the province of North Carolina in two hundred pounds proclamation Money To be paid to the sd Richd Spaight his certain Attorney Exors Admors or assigns To which Payment well and truely to be made we jointly and severally bind ourselves our heirs Exors Admors firmly by these presents Sealed and dated the twenty seventh Day of October in the 29 Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second by the Grace of God King of Great Britain &c and in the Year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and fifty five

Whereas the above bounden Isaac Faris is appointed Clerk of the Court of the said County of New Hanover and Clerk of the Peace within the said County by a Commission under the hand and Seal of the said Richard Spaight bearing even Date herewith. Now the Condition of this Obligation is such that if the above bounden Isaac Faris do and shall well and truely pay [half yearly] unto the Governor or Commander in Chief for the time being, his Secretary, and to the said Richard Spaight all such Fees as he shall receive for them and every of them and do and shall faithfully and diligently execute the Duties of Clerk of the Court and Clerk of the peace for the said County during the time he the said Isaac Faris shall act under and by Virtue of the said Commission without fraud Delay or Deceit Then this Obligation to be void otherwise to remain in full force and Virtue.

Sealed and delivered in the presence of (the words half yearly first interlined)
Richard Follior