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Tucker, Jesse v. Raines, Heartwell: Judgment, Brunswick County

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Know all men by these presents that we Sir Peyton Skipwith and Thomas Vaughan are held and firmly bound unto William Davis Sherif of Mecklenburg County in the just and full sum of two hundred and sixty six pounds thirteen shillings and four pence Current money to be paid unto the said Sherif his executors, administrators or assigns to which payment will and truly to be made we bind one and each of our selves one and each of our heirs executors & administrators jointly and severally firmly by these presents sealed with our seals and dated this 16 day of April 1795.

The Condition of the above obligation is such that if the above bound Sir Peyton Skipworth do make his appearance before the Judges of Brunswick District Court at Brunswick Courthouse on the first day of the next Court then and there to answer the suit of James Morton & Co of a plea of debt for one hundred pounds shillings of the value of one hundred and thirty three pounds six shillings and eight pence current money with Interest and Charges of protest on a protested Bill of Exchange damage £100 then the above obligation to be void otherwise to remain in force Peyton Skipworth {Seal} Thomas Vaughan {Seal} Witness J Dortch

A Copy J Dortch deputy of William Davis Shf