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Dorchester County Court, Chattel Records, 1842-1847
Volume 774, Page 423   View pdf image
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day of April 1847 before me one of the Justices of the Peace in
and for said County appears Charles Shenton and Solomon Foxwell &
acknowledges the foregoing writing to be their Act and deed according to
the true intent and meaning thereof and the Acts of Assembly in such
case made adn provided.         Acknowledged before
                                                                                     Robert Bell  J. P.

On the first day of January next I promise to pay to James A.
Stewart or order five dollars for the hire of Negro Girl Mary
for the balance of the year 1847 and to find her good & sufficient
food & clothing as usual.  Witness my hand and seal this
April 1847     
$5                                                            Solomon Foxwell   (Seal)

State of Maryland      Be it remembered that the following Bond
          from    Ex.d      was recorded on the day of April 1847.
James E. Douglass      [Stamp]   Know all men by these presents that
    and others             [one doll]   me James E. Douglass, Charles T.
                                  Smith and Francis B. C. Turpin of Dorchester
County in teh State of Maryland are held and firmly bound unto the
State of Maryland in teh full and just sum of Two thousand dollars
current money of the United States to be paid to the said state or
its attorney to teh which payment well and truly to be made & done
we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators jointly and
severally firmly by these presents.  Sealed with our seals and dated
the day of April 1847.      The Condition of the above obligation
is such that if hte above bounden James E. Douglass shall
well and truly execute the office of Constable in Election district
number one in Dorchester County in all things appertaining thereto
and shall well and truly account for all monies placed in his hands
for collection and shall also well and truly pay all sums of Money received
by him then the above obligation to be void otherwise of full
force and virtue in law                                         J. E. Douglass   (L S)
Signed, sealed & delivered in the presence of      Cha.s T. Smith   (L S)
John Muir         James Smith                               F. B. C. Turpin   (L S)

Dorchester County, To wit:  on this day of April 1847
personally appeared before me the subscriber a Justice of the Peace
in and for the County aforesaid John Muir and James Smith
and made the following Oath, to wit:  "We John Muir
and James Smith subscribing witnesses to teh above Bond do
make Oath that James E. Douglass, Charles T. Smith &
F. B. C. Turpin obligors mentioned in teh said Bond did severally

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Dorchester County Court, Chattel Records, 1842-1847
Volume 774, Page 423   View pdf image
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