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Bond from Arthur Dobbs and Frederick Gregg for performance as guardians of Richard Dobbs Spaight
Dobbs, Arthur, 1689-1765; Gregg, Frederick; Lyon, Richard; Davis, John
April 25, 1764
Volume 06, Pages 1042-1043

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

North Carolina—ss.

Know all Men by these presents that we Arthur Dobbs, Frederick Gregg, Richard Lyon and John Davis Junior of the said Province Esquires are held & firmly bound unto James Murray, James Hasell, John Rutherford, Lewis Henry DeRossett, John Sampson and Henry Eustace McCulloch Esquires Members now constituting the high Court of Chancery in the said Province in the just and full Sum of ten thousand pounds Sterling money of Great Britain, to be paid to the said Members of the said Court of Chancery their Successors or Assigns: To which payment well and truly to be made, We bind ourselves our and each of our Heirs Executors and Administrators jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, sealed with our Seals and dated this 25th day of April Anno Domini One thousand seven hundred & Sixty four

The Condition of the above Obligation is such that Whereas the above Bound Arthur Dobbs and Frederick Gregg Esquires have On the day of the date of these presents been appointed by the

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Court of Chancery Guardians of Richard Spaight an Orphan Son of the late Richard Spaight Esqr deceased Now if the said Arthur Dobbs and Frederick Gregg Esquires shall well and truly execute the office of Guardians of & for the said Orphan Richard Spaight according to the laws of Great Britain & this Province then the above Obligation to be Null and Void otherwise to be and remain in full force and Virtue

JOHN DAVIS Junr [Seal]
Signed Sealed and Delivered in the Presence of
Thomas Rutherford