Bond for Jacob Mace (1752) 2

This bond is from the court records of Dutchess County, New York.  In this Thomas Sheldon gives bond to ensure that Jacob Mace will appear the next day in court in Poughkeepsie.  The reason for the appearance is not given in this document.

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Dutchess County of – Be it Remembred that Jacob Mase of Beekman Prescint and County Aforesaid, blacksmith, and Ichabod Hubil of the Same Plase, Farmer, and Thomas Sheldon of the Same Plase, farmer, on the 22 day of September in the year of our Lord 1752. Came before me and in their Proper persons Acknowledged themselves Indebted to our Soverign Lord the King in manner following that is to Say the aforesaid Jacob Mase in thirty pound and the Aforesaid Ichabod Hubill and Thomas Sheldon Severally in twenty pound of Good and Lawfull – money of Newyork to be Levied on their Respective Goods and Chattels Lands and tenements to the Use of our Said Soverign Lord the King his Heirs and Successors in Case – Default be made in the under Written Condition ~ ~

The Condition of the Above Recognizance is such that if the Above bounden Jacob Mase Shall Personally Appear at the Next Generall Sessions of the peace to be houlden at Pougheapsee to do and Receive what shall be then and there in Joynd by the Said Court and in the Mean time to be of Good hehavour to wards our Soverign Lord the King and all other the people of this County that then this – Recognizance to be Void or Else to Remain in full force.

Acknowledged before me the date Abovesaid – William Humfrey ~

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