Certificate of T. Steptoe, 1771 Mar.
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I do hereby Certify that William Mead Gent: qualified as high Sherif of Bedford County in October 1764--and that the sd. Mead qualified as a Magistrate in the sd. County in May 1767. I also Certify that Gross Scruggs Gent: was recommended as a Magistrate for Bedford in March 1769; and that he qualified as such in March 1771. Teste T. Steptoe Cl.B.Cur: