Bond – Peter Copland & William Johnston
Spotsylvania County, Virginia
Will Book B p 184-185
5 Mar 1754
TranscriptionKNOW ALL MEN by these Presents that we Peter Copland & William Johnston Gentlemen are held and firmly bound to Larkin Chew John Thornton Robert Jackson & Henry Willis Gent Justices of the County of Spotsylvania County now sitting in the sum of fifteen hundred pounds Current Money of Virginia to the Payment whereof well and Truly to be made to the said Justices and their Successors we bind ourselves and Each of us ours and each of our heirs, Executors and Administrators jointly and Severally firmly by these presents
Sealed with our Seals this fifty Day of March in the year of our Lord one Thousand Seven hundred and fifty four and in the xxvy year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord King George the Second.
THE CONDITION of this obligation is that if the Above bound Peter Copland Executor of the Last will and Testament of George Reeves Deceased do make or Cause to be made a true and perfect Inventory of All and Singular the Goods Chattles and Credits of the said Deceased which have or Shall come to the hands Possession or knowledge of him the said Peter Copland or into the hands or Possession of any other Person or Persons for him and the same as made Do Exhibit or Come to be Exhibited into the County Court of Spotsylvania at such time as he shall be then Required by the said Court and the same Goods Chattles and Credits and all other the goods Chattles and Credits of the said Deceased at the time of his Death which at any time of his Death which at any time After Shall Come to the hands or Possession of the said Peter Copland or into the hands or Possession of Any other Person or Persons for him Do well and truly Administer According to Law and further Do make a Just and True Amount of his Actings and Doings therein when thereto Required by the said Court &c Do well and truly Pay and Deliver all the Legacies Contained & Specified in the said Testament as far as the said Goods Chattels and Credits will Thereunto Extend According to the Value thereof and as the Law Shall Charge him then this obligation to be Void otherwise to remain in full force and Virtue.
Sealed & Delivered } Peter Copland (Seal)
In the Presence of } Wm. Johnston
At a Court held for Spotsylvania County on Tuesday March the 5th 1754
Peter Copeland & William Johnston Acknowledge this their Bond in Court which was Ordered to be recorded.
Wm. Waller ClCur