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Bond from Andrew Neel for performance as Clerk of the Tryon County Court
Neel, Andrew; Ritzhaupt, John; Neel, Thomas
October 28, 1772
Volume 09, Pages 350-351

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

Know all men by these presents that we Andrew Neel and John Ritzhaupt and Thomas Neel are held and firmly bound unto the Justices of the Inferior Court of pleas and Quarter Sessions for the County of Tryon or to their Successors in the Sum of One thousand pounds proclamation money to which payment well and truly to be made We bind ourselves and each of us our heirs Executors and Administrators Jointly and severally firmly by these presents Sealed with our Seals and Dated the 28th Day of October A D 1772

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The Condition of the above obligation is such that Whereas the above bound Andrew Neel hath been appointed Clerk of the Inferior Court of Tryon County By Commission under the hand & Seal of the Honourable Samuel Strudwick Esqr Dated the thirteenth Day of September Anno Domini one thousand Seven hundred and Seventy Two. If therefore the said Andrew Neel do well and truly Execute and Discharge his said Office according to the tenor of his Oath and the records of the said Court Safely keep then the above obligation to be void otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.

Signed Sealed and Delivercd in Presence of
Robert Blackburn