1790.025: Appearance Bond Form.

Published: 1790

Full Title: Know all men by these presents, that we [blank] are held and firmly bound unto [blank] in the full and just sum of [blank] lawful money to be paid unto the [blank] certain attorney, his executors, administrators, or assigns; for the true payment whereof, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, and administrators, firmly by these presents, sealed with our seals, and dated this [blank] day of [blank] 179[blank] The condition of the above obligation is such, that whereas [blank] hath sued out of the [blank] a writ of capias ad respondendum, against the bod[blank] of the above bound [blank] in an action [blank] indorsed "bail required;" which writ hath been duly executed. Now if the said [blank] do well and truly make [blank] personal appearance before the [blank] on the [blank] day of next [blank] term, then and there to answer to the said action according to the form and tenor of the said writ, and the act of the General Assembly in such cases made and provided requires, then the above obligation to be void, else to remain in full force, power, and virtue in law. Signed and acknowledged in the presence of [blank]

Author: Virginia. Executive.

Place Issued: Virginia

Issuing Press: Uncertain

Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; 31 cm. x 19 cm. (broadside).


Sheet lacks printer credit; only recorded copy held by the Library Company of Philadelphia (acquired from the Michael Zinman Collection of Early American Imprints) has manuscript completions for a debt suit in the Fairfax County Court; so this is likely an Alexandria imprint, but the possibility that it issued from Richmond cannot be excluded. Form has the blank "179__," so indicating its production sometime in that decade, but the specific year cannot be determined; while bond here is dated in manuscript April 1800, the imprint is assigned to 1790 in this Index as a simple expedient.

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