KNOW all men by these presents that we Simon Linder, Lawrence Linder and Van Swearingen Gent are held & firmly bound unto John Lindsey, Gershom Keys, Thomas Swearingen and John Hardin Gents sitting Justices in the commission of the Peace for Frederick County for & in Behalf & to the sole use and Behoof of the Justices and the said county and their successors in the sum of two hundred pounds to be paid to the said John Lindsey, Gershom Keys & their Executors Administrators & assigns To the which payment well & truly to be made we bind ourselves and every of us our & every of our Heirs Executors and administrators jointly & severally Firmly by these presents Sealed with our seals Dated this 12 day of February 1752.
THE CONDITION of this obligation is such That if the above found Simon Linder administrator of all the Goods Chattles & Credits of Simon Linder Deced do make or cause to be made a true & perfect Inventory of all singular the Goods Chattles & Credits of the said Deced which have or shale come to the Hands possession or knowledge of him the said Simon Linder or unto the Hand or possession 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 Frederick at such time or he shall be thereunto required by the said Court and the same Goods Chattles & Credits and all other the goods Chattles and Credits of the said Deced at the time of his Death which at anytime after shall come to hands or possessions of the said Simon Linder or unto the Hands or possession of any other person or persons for him do well and truly administer according to law and further do make a just & true account of his actings and doings therein when thereto required by the said Court and all the rest and residue of the said Goods Chattels and Credits which shall be found remaining upon the said Admn account the same being first examined & allowed by the Justices of the Court for the time being shall deliver and pay unto such person or persons respectively as the said Justices by their Order or Judgment shall direct pursuant to the Laws in the Case made & provided and if it shall hereafter appear that any Last Will & Testament was made by the said Deceased and the Executor or Executors therein named do exhibit the same into the said Court making request to have it allowed and approved accordingly if the said Simon Linder being thereunto required do render & deliver up his Letters of Administration Approbation of such Testament being first had & made in the said Court THEN his obligation to be void & of none Effect or else to remain in full force & Virtue
Simon 0 Linder (Seal)
Sealed and Delivered
In the presence of the Van Swearingen (Seal)
Lawrence Y Linder (Seal)
At a Court continued and held for Frederick County on Wednesday the 12th day of February 152,
Simon Linder together with Van Swearingen & Lawrence Linder his securities acknowledged this their Bond for the said Simon Linder's true & faithful administration of the Estate of Simon Linder Deced and it was admitted to record.