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Colonial and State Records of North Carolina
Bond from Joseph Montfort for performance as treasurer for the Northern District of North Carolina
Montfort, Joseph, d. 1776; McCulloch, Alexander, d. 1798; Harvey, John, 1725?-1775; Sampson, John, d. 1784; Campbell, John, ca. 1700-1781; Person, Thomas, 1733-1800; Et Al.
March 06, 1773
Volume 09, Pages 591-592

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

Know all men by these presents that We Joseph Montfort, Alexr McCulloch, John Harvey, John Sampson, John Campbell, Benjamin McCulloch, & Thomas Person & William Dry all of the Province of North Carolina Gentlemen are held and firmly Bound unto our Sovereign Lord George the Third by the Grace of God of Great Britain, France and Ireland King &c in the Sum of Fifty thousand pounds,

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Lawfull Money of Great Britain to be paid to our said Lord the King his heirs and successors to which payment well and truly to be made and Done, we bind ourselves and each and every of us, our and each and every of our Heirs, Executors and Administrators jointly and severally for and in the whole, firmly by these Presents, Sealed with our Seals and Dated this Sixth day of March in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy Three.

Whereas the Above named Joseph Montfort is by an act of Assembly made and Ratified the Day of the Date of these Presents Intituled an Act for appointing Public Treasurers and Directing their Duty in Office, Appointed Treasurer of the Countys of Currituck, Pasquotank, Perquimons, Chowan, Bertie, Tyrell, Northamption, Edgecombe, Granville, Orange, Hertford, Bute, Halifax, and Chatham, Now the Condition of this Obligation is such that if the Above Bound Joseph Montfort Shall Diligently and faithfully Collect from the Respective Sheriffs, Receivers and Collectors of Duties and other persons Charged with Public Monies in his District And well and Truly Account for and pay to the General Assembly of this Province when thereto Required all Public Monies which he shall receive and faithfully and regularly discharge the Duties of his said Office then the Within Obligation to be Void Otherwise to be and remain in full force and Virtue

Sealed and Delivered in the Presence of
Robert Lanier,
Rd Cogdell.