1740 Bond - George Reeves & Francis Attwood to John Allen

1740 Bond - George Reeves & F Attwood to J Allen

Bond – George Reeves & Francis Attwood to John Allen

Essex County, Virginia
Deed Book 22 p. 168
15 Jul 1740


KNOW ALL MEN by these presents that we George Reeves and Francis Attwood are held and firmly bound unto John Allen his heirs Exers. & Admrs. in the sum of Twenty pounds Sterling to the which payment well & truly to be made we do hereby bind our selves our heirs Exrs & Admrs joyntly and severally firmly by these presents Witness our hands & Seals this 15th day of July Anno Dom. 1740 ~
THE CONDITION of this Obligation is such that Whereas Judgment being this day Given in Essex County Court unto the sd. John Allen & Elizabeth his wife late Elizabeth Reeves agst. Afsd. George Reeves Exrs. of the Last will and Testament of John Reeves deced in a suit in Chancery depending between the said George Reeves Exrs. of the sd. Jno. Reeves & the sd. John Allen & Elizabeth his wife the sd. George had an appeal Granted him to the Eighth day of the next General Court Giving security according to Law if therefore & sd. George Reeves appealant as aforesaid shall accordingly appear and prosecute the said appeal at the sd. Next General Court & pay all Costs and fifty Shillings Currt. Money or five hundred pounds of tobacco which the Law Gives in Case he shall be cast in the said appeal that then this obligation to be void otherwise to be & remain in full force power & virtue ~
Signed Sealed and delivered     }                                                                                       George Reeves (Seal)
        In presence of us                 }                                                                                       Fr.s Attwood (Seal)

At a Court held for Essex County at Tapp.a on the 15th day of July 1740 George Reeves & Francis Attwood acknowledged this bond to be their act and deed ~ which on the motion of the within named John Allen was admitted to Record.
                              Test         S. Robinson DCE Cur


Essex County VA Deed Book 22 p. 168, scanned image online at Family Search

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