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Bond from Robert Rowan for performance as Johnston County Clerk of the Pleas
Rowan, Robert; Tanner, Lodwick; Grove, Richard; Caswell, Richard, 1729-1789
July 19, 1763
Volume 06, Pages 992-993

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

Know all men by these Presents that we Robt Rowan of Bladen

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County, Lodwick Tanner of Johnston County, ∗Richard Grove of Cumberland County and Richard Caswell of Dobbs County All of the Province of North Carolina Gentlemen are held & firmly Bound unto Joseph Lane John McCullers and David Holliman Esqrs & others their Brethren Justices of the inferior Cot of pleas and quarter Sess for said County & their successors in the full and Just sum of one thousand pounds proc. Money To be paid to the sd Joseph Lane John McCullers & David Holliman & their Brethren Justices as aforesaid or their successors for which payment well and Truly to be made we binde our selves & each of us our heirs executors & administs in the whole & for the whole jointly and severally firmly by these presents Sealed with our seales & Dated this 19th Day of July Anno Dom: 1763.

The Condition of the above obligation is such that Whereas the above Named Robert Rowan by Commission Under the hand & seal of Benjn Heron Esqre Clerk of the pleas of this Province is Constituted & appointed deputy Clerk of the pleas of the Inferior Cot of pleas & Quarter Sess for the said County of Johnston Now if the said Robt Rowan shall well & safely keep all records & proceedings of the sd Court & truly honestly & Faithfully in all things Execute the sd office during his Continuance therein then the above obligation is to be void & of none Effect otherwise to be & remain in full force power & virtue

Signed Sealed & Delivered in presence of
Nathl Jones
John Mackelroy