Bond of Mordecai Lincoln as constable

Title

Bond of Mordecai Lincoln as constable

Description

Mordecai Lincoln affixes his signature to this surety bond assuring that Lincoln will duly pay the constables under his jurisdiction.

Creator

Lincoln, Mordecai

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1794-02-06

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation holds all rights and permissions.

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

300142
T1794.02.06

Transcription

Know all men by these presents that we Mordicai Lincoln and Luke [Mudd?] are held and firmly bound unto his Excellency the Governor of Kentucky in the sum of five hundred Dollars to the payment whereof well and truly to be made to the said Governor and his Successors we bind ourselves our heirs and jointly and severally firmly by these presents sealed with our seals and dated this 6th day of February 179[0?]. The condition of the above obligation is such, that if the above bound Mordicai Lincoln as Constable of the County of Washington shall by himself well and truly collect all officers fees and dues put into his hands to collect and account for and pay the same at such time and in such manner as is due directed by Law, shall also well and truly execute and due returns make of all process and precepts to him directed or to him delivered and pay and satisfy all sums of Money and Tobacco by him received upon any such process or precepts to the person or persons entitled thereto, and in all other things shall truly and faithfully execute and perform the said office of Constable according to Law during his Continuance therein, then the above obligation to be void else to remain in full force.

Mordecai Lincoln

Luke [Mudd?]


Lincoln to The Governor

Bond Constable

February 6th 1790

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

paper and ink
2 p
31 x 20 cm

Citation

Lincoln, Mordecai, “Bond of Mordecai Lincoln as constable,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed July 16, 2019, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/7809.