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John Fudge vs. Benajah Thompson: Chancery Cause, Augusta County

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Know all men by these presents that we John Fudge sen'r. and Mathew Smith are held and firmly bound unto Bartly Thompson in the sum of fifty pounds current money which payment well and truly to be made we bind ourselves our heirs Exrs & admrs Jointly & severally firmly by these presents sealed with our seals & dated this 25th day of April 1789. The Condition of this obligation is such that whereas the above bound John Fudge hath this day agreeable to an Order of Last April Court for his giving Bond and Security for paying the Judgment and Costs on a bill of Injunction obtained by him to stay the proceedings of a Judgment obtained by said Thompson against the said Fudge. Now if the said John Fudge sen'r. and Mathew Smith shall well & truly pay all the Debt and all the Costs in the said Injunction Bill mentioned in case the said Fudge should be cast then the above obligation to be void Else to remain in full force & Virtue Sermis J of P {Seal} Matthew Smith {Seal} Teste J Hall