Administrators Bond of William Buckner for the Estate of
Philip Buckner of Louisa County, VA
The following information was submitted by Leora Siewert
Know all men by these presents that we William Buckner. Rich’d Phillips, Wm. White Jr., Edward Thomas and John Lewis are held and firmly bound to Thomas Johnson, Samuel Ragland, Wm. Phillips and Wm. Garrett Gent, Justices of Louisa County now sitting, in the sum of one thousand Pounds to the Payment Whereof well and Truly to be made to thes’d Justices and their successors, we Bind Ourselves and Each of us and Each of our Heirs, Executors and administrators Jointly and Severally firmly by these Presents; Sealed with our Seals This Twelvth day of October in the Year of our Lord one thousand Seven Hundred and Seventy two and in the Twelvth Year of the Reign of our Sovreign Lord George the third.
The Condition of this Obligation is such that If the above Bound Wm Buckner administrator of all the Goods and Chattles and Credits of Phillip Buckner, Deceased do make or cause to be made a True and Perfect Inventory of all ____ _____ the Goods Chattles and Credits of thes’d deceased which have or shall come to the Hands Possession or knowledge of him the said William Buckner or into the hands or Possessions of any other Person or Persons for him and the same So made do Exhibit or cause to be Exhibited into the County Court of Louisa at Such time as he shall be Thereunto Required by thes’d Court and the Same Goods and Chattles and Credit and all Other of the Goods Chattles and Credits of thes’d deceased at the time of his death which at ____ anytime after shall come to the Hands or possession of thes’d William Buckner or unto the Hands or Possessions of any other Person or Persons For him to well and Truly Administer According to Law and Further Do make a Just and True account of his Acting and Doings Therein when thereto Required by thes’d Court and all the Rest and Residue of thes’d Goods and Chattles and Credits which Shall be found Remaining upon thes’d Administrators Account the same being first Examined and allowed by the Justices of the Court for the time being Shall deliver and Pay unto such Persons or Persons Respectively; as thes’d Justices by their Order of Judgment Shall direct, Pursuant to the laws in that case made and Provided; and if it shall hereafter after appear, that any last will and testament was made by thes’d Deceased and thes’d Executors, or Executor therein named do Exhibit the same into thes’d Court makeing Request to have it Allowed and Approved Accordingly of thes’d William Buckner being thereunto Required do Render and Deliver up his letters of Administrations, approbation of Such Testament being had and made in thes’d Court: Then this Obligation to be Void and of none Effect or Else to Remain in Full Force and Virtue.
Signed, Sealed and
Delivered ) Wm. Buckner (LS)
In Presence of ) Rich’d Phillips Junr (LS)
Wm. White Junior (LS)
Edward Thomas (LS)
J. Lewis (LS)
Va Court held at Louisa County Octo’r 12th, 1772. This Bond was this day in Open Court ack’dg and ordered to be recorded.
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