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Bond of George Walker, 1721 Nov. 1.

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Know all men by these presents That I George Walker of the County of Elizabeth City Gent am held & firmly bound unto our Soveraign Lord George by the grace of God of Great Britain France and Ireland King defender of the faith &c in the sum of One hundred pounds lawful money of Great Britain To be paid to our said Lord the King his heirs or Successors To the which payment well and truly to be made I bind myself my heirs Executors & Adminrs firmly by these presents Seald with my seal Dated this first day of Novemr in the eighth year of the reign of our said Lord the King Anno Dni 1721 The Condition of this obligation is such That wherein the above bound George Walker is by the honble Alexand Spotswood his Matys Lieut Govr and Commander in the Chief of the Colony and Dominion of Virginia appointed Gunner & Storekeeper of the Battery at Point Comfort If therefore the said George Walker shal well and truly execute that office during his continuance therein, and shal safely keep and preserve all the Stores of war wch shal be delivered to him (fire [storms?] & casualtys excepted) and shal from time to time when when thereunto required render a just and true [acct?] of the expence of the said Stores, and the residue thereof shal deliver (when required) to such person as shal be appointed to receive the same and shal not embezill or willfully suffer or permitt the same to be embezilled Then this obligation to be void or else to remain in full force and Virtue GWalker Seald & delivered in presence of WilRobertson Tho: Crew

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