Bond of Isaac Bush as constable

Title

Bond of Isaac Bush as constable

Subject

Lincoln, Sarah Bush

Description

Isaac Bush and his surety Christopher Bush promise to pay $500, payable in money or tobacco, to the State of Kentucky if Isaac does not fulfill his duties as constable. Christopher Bush is the father of Abraham Lincoln's step-mother Sarah and Isaac is Sarah's brother.

Creator

Bush, Christopher; Bush, Isaac

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1801-08-10

Rights

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

Format

pdf

Language

en

Identifier

300145
T1801.08.10

Transcription

Know all men by these presents that we Isaac Bush and Christopher Bush of the County of Hardin and Commonwealth of Kentucky are held and firmly bound to James Garrard Esquire Governor of the said Commonwealth in the sum of five hundred dollars, to be paid to the said Governor or his successors in office, For the true payment, whereof we Bind ourselves and each of our heirs, Executors and administrators, jointly and severrally firmly by their presents sealed with out seals and dated this 10th day of August 1807

The Condition of this obligation is such that if the above bound Isaac Bush as Constable of the County of Hardin, shall by himself well and truly collect all officers fees and dues rec'd into his hand to collect and account for and pay the same, at such time, and in such manner as is directed by law, and shall also well and truly execute and due return 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 persons or persons intittled, thereto, and in all other things shall faithfully and truly execute and perform the said office of a Constable according to law, during the time of his continuance therein, then the above obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force.

Witness N. Wickleff

Isaac his mark Bush Christopher his mark Bush


Bush to Governor Const Bond 10th Augt 1807

Recorded in Will book page 149 and examined

Hardin County [sel?] August the 10th 1807

This bond was acknowledged by the subscribers thereto to be their voluntary act and Deed: and admitted to record

[Ferte?] Nathaniel Wickliff Dec [H.C. cw.?]

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

paper and ink
2 p
30 x 21 cm

Citation

Bush, Christopher; Bush, Isaac, “Bond of Isaac Bush as constable,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed August 24, 2019, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/7812.