Rowan County, North Carolina
1809 Estate File - William Reeves
State of North Carolina
KNOW ALL Men by these Presents, That George Fisher, Geo. Munford, and Jacob Ribelin, are held and firmly bound unto Mont. Stokes and Geo McCulloh Esquires, and the rest of the Justices assigned to keep the peace for Rowan County, in the just and full sum of one Hundred pounds, current money of the said state, to be paid to the said M. Stokes and McCulloh, or their successors: to the which payment well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals, and dated this 9th day of August Anno Domini 1809
WHEREAS the above bounden George Fisher hath been this day, by the worshipful court of said county, appointed Guardian to Sally Reeves - orphan of William Reeves deceased: Now the condition of the above obligation is such, that is the said George Fisher Guardian as aforesaid, shall well and truly discharge his said guardianship, by taking care of and improving all the estate belonging to the said orphan; and shall also settle his guardianship accounts with the court of said county, as is required by law; and that he will deliver up to the said Sally Reeves orphan as aforesaid, when he shall attain lawful age, all such estate as he ought of right to be possessed of, or sooner if required, agreeable to the true intent and meaning of the Act of the General Assembly in such case made and provided; then this obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force and virtue.
Signed, Sealed and Delivered } Geo. Fisher (Seal)
in the Presence of } Ja. Ribelin (Seal)
G. Mumford (Seal)