Know all men by these Presents, That we John M. Burke and James B.
Gatewood are held and firmly bound to Charles Tod, Thomas B. Coleman,
Edmund Clark, and Alexander Chapman Gentlemen Justices of the Court of
Caroline County, now sitting in the sum of six thousand dollars to the
payment whereof well and truly to be made to the said Justices and their
successors; We bind ourselves and each of us, our and each of our
heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by
these presents. Sealed with our seals this 14th day of December 1829.
The Condition of the above obligation is such That if the above bound
John M. Burke his executors and administrators, shall well and truly pay
and deliver, or cause to be paid and delivered, unto Frances Ann and
Margarett Burke Orphans of William T. Burke all such estate or estates,
as now is, or are, or hereafter shall appear to be due to the said
Frances Ann and Margarett when and as soon as they shall attain to
lawful age, or when thereto required by the Justices of the said County
Court, shall faithfully execute the duties of his office according to
law, and also keep harmless the above named justices, their and every of
their heirs executors and administrators, from all trouble and damages
that shall or may arise about the said estate; then the above obligation
to be void, otherwise to remain in full force.
Sealed and delivered
In the presence of
John M. Burke [Seal]
Jas. B. Gatewood [Seal]
A copy ~
John L. Pendleton, Ct.
Recorded Will Book M, page e487
BURKE VS GOODWIN
Spotsylvania Superior Court of Law and Chancery
Fredericksburg Circuit Court
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