John Baylor bond with Alexander Spotswood, 1780 August 24

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John Baylor bond with Alexander Spotswood, 1780 August 24

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Bond, August 24, 1780, of John Baylor of Newmarket, Caroline County, Virginia, to pay Alexander Spotswood 66,666 and 2/3 pounds of tobacco by December 25th.

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Know all Men by these presents that I
John Baylor of the County of Caroline am held
& firmly bound unto Alex: Spotswood of the
County of Spotsylvania in the full & Just
Amount of Sixty Six Thousand Six hundred
& Sixty Six & two third Pounds of Nett Tobacco
The Payment of which well & timely to be made
I bind myself my Heirs Exors & Admors Jointly
& severally firmly by these presents Seal'd with
My Seal & Dated this Twenty fourth Day
of August One thousand seven hundred &
Eighty - The Condition of the Above Obli=
=gation is Such that if the above bound John Baylor
shall pay or Cause to be paid unto the Said
Alex: Spotswood his Heirs or Assignes On or
before the Twenty fifth Day of December
Next the full & Just Amount of Thirty three
Thousand Three hundred & thirty three & One
Third Pounds of Nett Tobo. of Inspection of the
present year averaging at least One Thousand
Pounds of Tobo. Nett in each. Hhd. free & clear
of every expence & Inspected at the Warehouses
of Roystons or Fredericksburg with legal Inter[est]
(say five Per Cent) from the state hererof; then
this Obligation to be void Else to remain in
full force & Virtue -

Acknowledged in Presence of
Wm Daingerfield
R Wellford

[Verso]

Baylor
to
Spotswood
Bond

Pyble 1780 Decr.
25th.

Inr. from Aug
24th. 1780

No. 5
[illegible]
in my Book

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Ink on paper

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Baylor, John, 1750-1808, “John Baylor bond with Alexander Spotswood, 1780 August 24,” Special Collections, John D. Rockefeller Jr. Library, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, accessed December 6, 2022, https://cwfjdrlsc.omeka.net/items/show/266.

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