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1825, Elijah Harrell of Wythe County, VA

Added 10 September 2015

14 Jun 1825

14 June 1825; Know all men by these presents that we Elijah S. Harrell John Cook & John Christley are held and firmly bound unto James Pleasant Esq. Governor of Virginia and to his successors in office in the Sum of One Thousand Dollars to which payment well and truly to be made to the Said Governor and to his Successors. We bind ourselves our heirs &c. jointly & severally firmly by these presents, Sealed with our Seals & dated this 14th day of June eighteen hundred and twenty five.

The condition of the above obligations is Such that whereas the above bound Elijah S. Harrell is by the County Court of Wythe appointed a Constable in the 1st Battallion of the 35th Regiment of the militia in the Said County of Wythe. If therefore the Said Elijah S. Harrell do and Shall well and truly discharge & perform the duties of his Said Office of Constable within the limits of the district aforesaid in the Said County of Wythe during the time of his continuance in Office then the above obligation to be void else to remain in full force.

Signed Sealed & acknowledged In presence of the Court

Elijah S. Harrell {Seal}
John (his X mark) Christley {Seal}

Virginia

At a Court held for Wythe County the 14th day of June 1825.
This Bond was entered into & acknowledged in Court & ordered to be Recorded.

Teste
J. P. Mathews CC

Source: Wythe County Deed Book 10, p. 112

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