Bond of Estate for Whitehead Joyner
Bond for the Estate of Whitehead Joiner
Know all men by these presents that we Lucy Joyner, Manoah Taylor, Bright Herring all of the state of Tennessee and County of Montgomery are held and firmly bound unto the Governor in and over the state afore said sucessors in office in the just sum of four thousand dollars to be paid to said Governor or his sucessors in office or their of assigns which payment will and truly to be made we bind ourselves our heirs Executors or Administrators jointly and severally firmly by these presents sealed with our seals and dated this 23rd day of April 1821.
The condition of the above obligation is such that if the above bound in Lucy Joiner Administrator of all and singular goods and chattels right and credits of Whitehead Joiner deceased do make or cause to be made a true and perfect Inventory of all and singular goods and chattels rights and credits of the deceased which have or shall come into the hands knowledge or possession of the said Lucy Joiner or into the hands or possession of any other person or persons for her and the same so made do exhibit or cause to be exhibited unto our ensuing county. The same goods, chattels rights and credits and all other the goods, chattels rights and credits of the deceased at the time of his death which at anytime here after comes into the hands of any other person or persons for her do well and truly administer according to law and further do make or cause to be a true and just account of the Administration within one year after the date of these presents and all the rest and residue of the said goods chattels and credits which maybe found remaining on the said Administration Account the same being first examined and allowed agreeably to Law shall deliver and pay unto such person or persons respectfully as the same shall be due pursuant to the true intent and meaning of this Administration and if it shall appear that any Will or Testatment was made by the deceased and Executor or Executrix therein to named do exhibit the same into Court making it allowed and approved of accordingly if the said Lucy Joiner there unto be required to render and deliver said Letters of Administration approbation of such testament being first had and made in our said court, then this obligation to be void else to remain in full force in law.
Acknowledged in open court Lucy Joiner (seal)
At April Term 1821 Manoah Taylor (seal)
Test W. C. Jamison Clk Bright Herring (seal)
I did my best to correctly transcribe the copy of the original document that I found on Roll # 92 Wills for Montgomery Co Tn. This document was not part of any book or index it was at the beginning of the roll, unlike the Sale of Estate and the Estate Report that was in the Book D section.