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Title:[Contract] 1827 Oct. 8, Washington county, Tennessee [with] the State of Tennessee : a machine readable transcription of an image

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Date: October 8, 1827
Extent: 2p
Summary:This is a legal document, dated October 8, 1827 binding Joseph McLin and John Brickey with the State of Tennessee to take care of the poor in Washington County for a period of twelve months.
Collection:Fink & Dulaney Papers
Document: sc131

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State of Tennessee
Washington County

Know all men by these presents we Joseph McLin & John Brickey __ are held and firmly bound unto William P Chester Presiding justice of the Courts of pleas &c [and et cetera]

For said County [added: on his succession in office] for the formal income of five hundred and twenty dollars which payment will and truly to be made we bind ourselves our humble [unclear: jointly and sensibly ] by these presents signed with our names and sealed with our seals this 8th day of Oct 1827

The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the above bound Joseph McLin has this day became the purchaser of the poor of the county now if he well and truly keep said poor with good and wholesome food and warm and whole clothing with comfortable lodging during the term of twelve months from this date and keep said poor from being in any [unclear: since chargeable ] to sd [said] county except for medical service then his obligation to be void whereas to [unclear: manner ] in full force and virtue

Joseph McLin

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[added: Joseph McLin
Bond to [unclear: Charvin ]
to keep the poor]

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