Rowan County, North Carolina
Estate File - Samuel Reeves
State of North Carolina
KNOW ALL Men by these Presents, that we Benjamin Harrison, Richard Harrison & David Foster are held and firmly bound unto George McCulloh‚ Mack Crump and Jesse Walton Esquires, and the rest of the Justices assigned to keep the peace for Rowan County, in the just and full sum of Three Hundred pounds, current money of the said state, to be paid to the said McCulloh‚ Crump and Walton 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 20th day of February Anno Domini 1821
WHEREAS the above bounden Benjamin Harrison hath been this day, by the worshipful court of said county, appointed Guardian to Bennet A. Reeves - orphan of Samuel Reeves deceased: Now the condition of the above obligation is such, that is the said Benjamin Harrison 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 Bennett A. 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 } Benj. Harrison (Seal)
in the Presence of } David Foster (Seal)
Richard Harrison (Seal)