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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Bond from Allen Jones for performance as Clerk of Halifax District Superior Court
Jones, Allen, 1739-1807; Jones, Willie, ca. 1741-1801; Jones, Harwood
April 1768
Volume 07, Pages 738-739

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

Know all Men by these presents that We Allen Jones Willie Jones & Harwood Jones —— of the Province of North Carolina stand justly Indebted to our Sovereign Lord the King his Heirs and Successors in the full and just Sum of two thousand pounds Proclamation Money. To which payment well and truly to be made We bind ourselves our Heirs Exors & Admors jointly and severally firmly by these Presents. Witness our Hands and Seals this —— Day of April Anno Dom 1768.

The Condition of the above Obligation is such that Whereas the above bound Allen Jones is by a Commission under the Hand & Seal of the Honorable Martin Howard Esquire & bearing Date the 17th Day of January 1768 appointed Clerk of the Superior Court of Justice for the District of Halifax if therefore the said Allen Jones do & shall well and truly discharge the Duties of his said Office, and as Clerk of the said Superior Court shall safely keep all Records committed to his Charge

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Then the above Obligation to be void and of no Effect otherwise to remain in full force and Justice.

Signed Sealed and Delivered in presence of
Ed Haynes
Edwd Montford