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Bond from Samuel Spencer for performance as Deputy Clerk of the Pleas for Anson County
Spencer, Samuel, 1734-1793; Hutchins, Anthony; Medlock, Charles; Snead, Samuel
October 23, 1765
Volume 07, Page 114

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

North Carolina
Anson County.

Know all Men by these Presents, that we Samuel Spencer, Anthony Hutchins, Charles Medlock and Samuel Snead, all of Anson County in the Province of North Carolina, Gentlemen, are held and firmly bound unto the Justices of the Inferior Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions of and for the said County of Anson, in the Sum of One Thousand Pounds Proclamation Money, to be paid to the said Justices and their Successors; and for which Payment will and truly be made, we bind ourselves, and each of us, our, and each of our Executors and Administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these Presents.—Sealed with our seals and dated this Twenty Third Day of October in the Year of our Lord, One Thousand, Seven Hundred and Sixty Five.

The Condition of the above Obligation is such, that whereas the above bounden Samuel Spencer hath lately obtained from the Honorable Benjamin Heron Esquire his Majesty's Clerk of the Pleas of the said Province of North Carolina, a Commission bearing Date the Sixteenth Day of October in the said Year of our Lord, 1765. thereby constituting and appointing him the said Samuel Spencer Deputy Clerk of the Pleas for the said County of Anson, during the Good Behaviour of him the said Samuel Spencer, according to the Act of Assembly in that Case made and provided:—Now, if the said Samuel Spencer during his Continuance in the said Office of Deputy Clerk of the Pleas for the said County of Anson, shall safely keep the Records of the said Court, that shall come into his Possession by Virtue of his said Office, and shall faithfully discharge his Duty in his said Office, then the above Obligation shall be void and of no Effect; but otherwise shall be and remain in full Force and Virtue.

Sealed and delivered in the Presence of
Thomas Frohock,
Foridhan Lewelling