Transcribed from the original record book on file at the Campbell County Historical Society
KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, That we, John H Nelson & Levi Dicken, are held and firmly bound unto the Commonwealth of Kentucky, in the just and full sum of fifteen hundred dollars, current money, to the payment of which, well and truly to be made to the Commonwealth, we and each of us bind ourselves and every of our heirs, executors, and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents, sealed and dated this 26th day of August 1850.
The conditions of this Obligation is such, That if the above bonded John N Nelson, administrator of all and singular the goods, chattels, and credits of EDWARD CARR, deceased, do make a true and perfect inventory of all and singular the goods, chattels, and credits of the said deceased, which have or shall come into the hands, possession, or knowledge of the said administrator, or into the hands of possession of any other person or persons for them and the same so made do exhibit into the County Court of Campbell, when thereto required, by the said Court, and such goods, chattels, and credits do well and truly administer according to law, and further do make a just and true account of actings and doings therein, when thereto required by the said Court, and all the rest of said goods, chattels, and credits, which shall be found remaining upon the accounts of the said administrator; the same having been first examined and allowed by the Justices of the said Courts for the time being, shall deliver and pay unto each person or persons respectively as are entitled to the same by law. And if it shall hereafter appear that any last will and testament was made by the deceased, and the same be proved in Court and the Executor obtain a certificate of the probate thereof, and the said John H Nelson, do, in such case being required to render and deliver up their letters of administration, then this obligation to be void, else to remain in full force and virtue.
Witness: John H Nelson, Levi Dicken
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