Warren County, North Carolina
Estate File of William McGuffy Rives
1 Apr 1850
State of North Carolina §
Mecklenburg County § Know all men by these presents we James Hennegan & Saml A. Davis both of the County & State aforesaid are held & firmly bound unto the State of North Carolina in the Sum of Six Hundred & Eighty two Dollars current mney of this State to the true & faithful payment whereof we bind our Selves our heirs Exors Adms & assigns, given under our hands & Seals this 1st day of April 1850.
The condition of the above obligation is Such that whereas the above bounden James Hennegan adm of Wm. Rives decd has this day Recd of John Hilliard Exr of William Rives late of the County of Warren & State of North Carolina & also admin of Mary Rives late of the Same County & State aforesaid the Sum of three Hundred & Forty Dollars & 94/100 in full of his distributive Share of the personal Estate of the Said William & Mary Rives decd. Now therefore if any debt or debts truly owing by Either of the decd Shall be hereafter Sued for & Recovered or otherwise duly made appear & the Said James Hennigan Adm Shall well & truly refund & pay his Ratable part of Such debt or debts then & in that case the above obligation to void otherwise to remain in full force & Effect given under our hands & Seals the day & year above written.
Witness James Hennigan (Seal)
M. L. Wallace Saml A. Davis (Seal)