Bond, 29 October 1860 [Holcomb Administrator of the Estate of JS]
, , and Thomas Wilder Jr., Bond, , Lake Co., OH, to the State of , 29 Oct. 1860, Holcomb Administrator of the Estate of JS (Lake Co., OH, Probate Court 1860–1865); printed form with manuscript additions in handwriting of ; signatures of , , and Thomas Wilder Jr.; docket by , [, Lake Co., OH, 29 Oct. 1860]; notation by unidentified scribe, 29 Oct. 1860; two pages; Lake County Courthouse, Painesville, OH. Includes seals.
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Know all Men by these Presents, That we as principal & & Thomas Wilder [Jr.] as sureties of the County of Lake, in the State of , are held and firmly bound unto the State of , in the penal sum of five hundred Dollars, to the payment of which sum well and truly to be made to the said State of , we do bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, by these presents,
Sealed with our Seals, and dated the 29th day of October in the year one thousand eight hundred and sixty
THE CONDITION OF THE ABOVE OBLIGATION IS SUCH, That if the above named Administrator of all and singular the goods, chattels, rights and credits, which were of Joseph Smith Jr deceased, late of in the County of Lake, aforesaid, shall,
FIRST: Make and return into Court, on oath, within three months, a true inventory of all the moneys, goods, chattels, rights and credits of the deceased, which have or shall come to his possession or knowledge, and also, if required by the Court, an inventory of the real estate of the deceased.
SECOND: Shall administer according to law, all the moneys, goods, chattels, rights and credits of the deceased, and the proceeds of all his real estate that may be sold for the payment of his debts, which shall at any time come to his possession, or to the possession of any other person for him
THIRD: Shall render upon oath, a true account of his administration within eighteen months, and at any other times when required by the Court or the law.
FOURTH: Shall pay any balance remaining in his hands upon the settlement of his accounts, to such person as the Court or law shall direct. And,
FIFTH: Shall deliver the letters of administration into Court, in case any Will of the deceased shall be hereafter duly proved and allowed: then this obligation shall be void, otherwise it shall remain in full force and virtue in law.