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Wiatt: Chancery Cause, Campbell County (Part 2 of 7)

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Know all men by these presents that we John R. McDearmon and James McDearmon of the county of Appomattox are held and firmly bound unto the Commonwealth of Virginia in the just and full sum of Ten Thousand dollars lawful money of Virginia for the true payment whereof to the said commonwealth we bind our selves, our heirs, jointly and severally, and each of our joint and several heirs, executors, administrators, and assigns, firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals and dated this sixth day of April 1860. The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the above named John R. McDearmon was appointed a commissioner by the Judge of the Circuit Court of Campbell County held on Monday the 24th of October 1859 in the case of Wyatt Albert & others against Richard Perkins admr de bonis non with the will of Jesse Wood for the purpose of removing to the State of Ohio or some one of the non slave holding states of the United States the Plaintiffs mentioned in the Decree aforesaid. Now if the said John R. McDearmon shall well and truly carry the aforesaid decree for the removal of said slaves into effect and fully discharge all the duties required in the said decree and make a report of his proceedings to the Judge of said Circuit Court then the above obligation to be void or else remain in full force and virtue. Given under our hands and seals the day and year above mentioned. John R. McDearmon {seal} James McDearmon {seal}