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Bond from George Barrow for performance as Deputy Clerk of the Hyde County Court
Barrow, George; Barrow, Enoch; Leath, Thomas
June 07, 1774
Volume 09, Pages 1004-1005

[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]
Official Bond of George Barrow as Clerk of the Court.

North Carolina
Hyde County } Ss.

Know all men by these Presents, that we George Barrow, Enoch Barrow & Thomas Leath Gentlemen are held and Firmly Bound

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unto Burridge Hutching Selby Frederick Barrow and William Russell Esquires, his Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the County of Hyde, Now Constituting the Inferior Court of said County, in the sum of One Thousand Pounds, Proclamation Money. For the Payment of Which we Bind ourselves our Heirs Executors & Admors Firmly by these presents. Sealed with our Seals and Dated this 7th Day of June Anno Domini 1774.

The Condition of the above Obligation is such that Whereas the above Bounden George Barrow is Constituted and appointed Deputy Clerk of the Pleas for the said County of Hyde by Commission From the Honourable Samuel Strudwick Esqr his Majesty's Clerk of the Pleas for the Province of North Carolina Bearing Date the Sixteenth Day of May 1772—During good behaviour according to Act of Assembly. Now if the said George Barrow shall Safely keep the Records and Papers of the said Inferior Court of said County whereof he is Clerk and shall Faithfully Discharge his Duty in his said office that then the above Obligation to be Void and of no effect otherwise to be and Remain in full Force and Virtue.

Sealed and Delivered in the presence of
Benjn Stedman
Roger Ormond