Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln. Volume 1.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865.

Bond of Charles Gregory as Treasurer of Illinois [1]

December 30, 1836

Know all Men by These presents that We Charles Gregory Wm. Lane LeviDavis A. Lincoln John Allen R. B. Servant Franklin

Page  61Wiitt E. B. Webb Wm. H. Davidson Wm. J. Gatewood Wm. Thomas John Hogan are held and firmly bound unto Joseph Duncan Governor of the State of Illinois and his successors in office in the sum of Fifty Thousand Dollars lawful money of the State of Illinois for the true payment whereof, we bind ourselves, our heirs, Executors and administrators jointly and severally, firmly by these presents sealed with our seals and dated this 30th Day of December Eighteen hundred and thirty six.

The condition of this obligation is such that whereas the above bounden Charles Gregory has been appointed State Treasurer of the State of Illinois, for the Term of the present Session of the General Assembly, to commence on the 30th day of Dec: 1836. Now if the said Charles Gregory, shall well and truly and faithfully discharge and perform the duties of his said office for and during his said Term and shall give additional security whenever such security shall at any time hereafter be required, then this obligation shall be void, otherwise it shall be and remain in full force.

Charles Gregory (SEAL) Franklin Witt (SEAL)

Wm. Lane (SEAL) E. B. Webb (SEAL)

Signed and delivered in presence of Levi Davis (SEAL) W. H. Davidson (SEAL)

A. Lincoln (SEAL) Wm. Gatewood (SEAL)

John Allen (SEAL) Wm. Thomas (SEAL)

R. B. Servant (SEAL) John Hogan (SEAL)

Annotation

[1]   DS, I-Ar. The document bears Governor Joseph Duncan's approval signed the next day, and countersigned by William H. Davidson, Speaker of the Senate, and Levi Davis, Auditor of Public Accounts.