Bond, 5 September 1844 [Babbitt Guardian of James Lawrence et al.]
, , , , and , Bond, , IL, to “the people of the State of ” for the use of James Lawrence, Nelson Lawrence, Henry Lawrence, Julia Lawrence, and Margaret Lawrence, 5 Sept. 1844, Babbitt Guardian of James Lawrence et al. (Hancock Co., IL, Probate Court 1844). Copied [ca. 1 Jan. 1845]; Hancock County Probate Court Record, vol. C, pp. –41; unidentified handwriting; Hancock County Courthouse, Carthage IL; microfilm at FHL. Includes seals.
know all men by their presents that we , , & & of the County of and State of Illinois are held and firmly bound unto the people of the State of for the use of James Lawrance [Lawrence] Nelson Lawrance [Lawrence] Henry William Lawrance [Lawrence] Julia Ann Lawrance [Lawrence] & Margaret Lawrance [Lawrence] minors in the penal sum of Five thousand dollars current money of the which payment well and truly to be made and performed we and each of us bind ourselves our heirs executors administrators and assigns jointly severally and firmly by these presents. [p. ]