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ISSUED BY THE

Province of Pennsylvania

WITH

OFFICIAL PROCLAMATIONS.

VOLUME TWO.

EDITED BY

WILLIAM HENRY EGLE, M. D.

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PROVINCIAL COMMISSIONS.

BOND, SAMUEL MORRIS AND OTHERS TO KING GEORGE,

Know all men by these Presents that We, Samuel Morris, of the City of Philadelphia, in the Province of Pennsylvania, Esquire, Anthony Morris, Sr., of the said City, Esquire, and Joseph Morris, of the said City, Merchant, are held and firmly bound unto our Sovereign Lord George the Second, by the Grace of God of Great Britain, France and Ireland King, Defender of the Faith, &c., in the sum of Two thousand Pounds, current money of Pennsylvania, to be paid to our said Sovereign Lord the King, his Heirs or Successors, to which payment, well and truly to be made, We do bind ourselves and each and every or any of us, for and in the whole, our and each and every, or any of our Heirs, Executors and Administrators, respectively, jointly and severally, firmly by these Presents. Sealed with our Seals, Dated the Fourth day of October, in the Twenty Sixth year of the Reign of our said Lord the King, and in the year of Our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty Two.

The Condition of this obligation is such that whereas, the above bounden Samuel Morris, the Second day of October, Instant, was elected Sheriff for the City and County of Philadelphia for ye ensuing year, by the Freemen of the said County, according to An Act of Assembly of this Province, passed in the Fourth year of the Reign of Queen Ann, entituled An Act for Regulating Elections of Sheriffs and Coroners, as by a certain Indenture bearing date the Second day of October Instant made, or mentioned to be made, between Thomas James, Coroner of the City and County of Philadelphia of the one part, and George Shutz, Jacob Coleman, Isaac Aus

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City and County of the other part, Relation being thereunto had appears. Now, if the said Samuel Morris, by himself or his lawful Deputy, shall and do well and truly perform his duty and trust in the said office of Sheriff, when thereunio lawfully and thoroughly qualified, according to the Tenor oi the Affirmation which he shall make for the due execution or his said office of Sheriff, then this present Obligation to be void and of no effect, or else to be and remain in full force and virtue, to the Uses, Intents and Purposes in the said Act mentioned and appointed, and to no other Use, Intent or Purpose whatsoever.

SAMUEL MORRIS, Sheriff, [Seal.]
ANTHONY MORRIS, [Seal.]
EPH MORRIS,

[Seal.]

Sealed and Delivered in the Presence of Us,

SEPT. ROBINSON.
JOSIAH JACKSON.

Taken and acknowledged at Philadelphia, the Fourth day of October, 1752, before me.

SEPT. ROBINSON. [Seal.]

[Recorded ye 23rd October, 1752.]

BOND, BENJAMIN LIGHTFOOT AND OTHERS TO KING

GEORGE

Know all men by these Presents that we, Benjamin Lightfooi, of Maiden Creek Township, in the County of Berks, in the Province of Pennsylvania, Esquire, William Bird, of Rob

tors or Administrators respectively, jointly and severally, firmly by these Presents. Sealed with our Seals, Dated the Fifth day of October, in the Twenty-Sixth year of the Reign of our said Lord the King, and in the year of our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Fifty Two.

The condition of this obligation is such that whereas, the above bounden Benjamin Lightfoot, on the Second day of October Instant was elected Sheriff for the said County of Berks for the ensuing year by the Freemen of the said County, according to an Act of Assembly of this Province passed in the Fourth year of the Reign of Queen Ann, entituled An Act for Regulating Elections of Sheriffs and Coroners, as by a certain Indenture, bearing date the Second day of October Instant made or mentioned to be made between Francis Morgan, Deputy Coroner of the County of Berks of the one part, and Joseph Millard, Nathan Evans, Evan Hughes, Peter Sneiden, John Harrison, Samuel Lee, William Piezer, David Eley and Peter Weidner, Freeholders of the said County, of the other part, Relation being thereunto had appears. Now, if the said Benjamin Lightfoot, by himself or his lawful Deputy, shall and do well and truly perform his duty and trust in the said office of Sheriff, when thereunto lawfully and thoroughly qualified, according to the Tenor of the Affirmation which he shall make for the due execution of his said office as Sheriff, then this Present Obligation to be void and of no effect, or else to be and remain in full force and virtue, to the Uses, Intents and Purposes in the said Act mentioned and appointed, and to no other Use, Intent or Purpose whatsoever.

BENJAMIN LIGHTFOOT, [Seal.]
WILLIAM BIRD,

[Seal.] FRANCIS PARVIN. [Seal.]

Sealed and Delivered in the Presence of Us,

C. BROCKDEN,
JOSIAH JACKSON,
WILLIAM BODDINGTON.

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