Bond: John Rudolph, Alexander Hampton, and Bernard Fearis for $1000 (1824-26)

Title

Bond: John Rudolph, Alexander Hampton, and Bernard Fearis for $1000 (1824-26)

Description

John Rudolph, owner of the Belle Air property, and his son-in-law Alexander Hampton take out a bond from Bernard Fearis for $2000. Fearis was at one point a business partner of Rudolph's. The back of the bond includes receipts for a $500 payment on April 5, 1825, and a $500 from John Rudolph (paid through John Vodges) on April 5, 1826.

Creator

A. Walker

Source

American Catholic Historical Society, Lloyd Family Papers

Date

April 5, 1824

Language

English

Text

Known all men by these Presents, that we John Rudolph of the County of Delaware in the State of Pennsylvania Farmer and Alexander Hampton of the City of Philadelphia and the State aforesaid House Carpenter and held and firmly bound unto Bernard Fearis of the City and State aforesaid Gentlemen in the sum of Two Thousand Dollars lawful money of the United States, to be paid to the said Bernard Fearis his certain attorney, executors, administrators or assigns. To which payment well and truly to be made we do bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, administrators, and each and every of them, firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals dated the Fifth day of April in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty four. The condition of this obligation is such, that if the above bounden John Rudolph and Alexander Hampton their heirs, executors, administrators, or any of them, shall and do well and truly pay, or cause to be paid, unto the above-named Bernard Fearis his certain attorney, executors, administrators, or assigns, the just and full sum of one thousand dollars without interest in the manner following to wit the sum of five hundred dollars on the first day of April anno domini one thousand eight hundred and twenty five and the further sum of five hundred dollars on the first day of April anno domini one thousand eight hundred and twenty six without any fraud or further delay, then the above obligation to be void, or else to be and remain in full force and virtue.

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Received 5 April 1825, Five hundred dollars on account of the within bond.
Bernard Fearis

Received 5 April 1826, from Mr. John Rudolph by the hand of John R. Vodges the sum of five hundred dollars in full payment and satisfaction of the within bond.
Bernard Fearis

Collection

Citation

A. Walker, “Bond: John Rudolph, Alexander Hampton, and Bernard Fearis for $1000 (1824-26),” The Rooted Project , accessed December 7, 2022, https://rootedproject.org/items/show/29.

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