Know all me by these presents that we Robert Hughes of the parish of Trostrey in the County of Monmouth Esquire and James Davies of the parish of Landenny in the said County gentleman are held and firmly bound unto the Right Reverend Father in God John by divine permission Lord Bishop of Landaffe in the sum of two thousand pounds of good and lawful money of Great Britain to be paid unto the said Lord Bishop or to his certain attorney his executors administrators or assigns to which payment well and truly to be made. We oblige ourselves and each of us by himself for the whole our and each of our heirs executors and administrators firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals dated the seventeenth day of April in the seventh year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Second by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland King Defender of the Faith &c and in the year of our Lord God one thousand seven hundred thirty and four
The Condition of this obligation is such that whereas the original last Will and Testament of Thomas Jenkins late of the parish of Goytrey in the County of Monmouth and Diocess of Landaffe Esquire deceased (bearing date the twentieth day of December in the third year of the Reigne of our said Sovereigne Lord George the Second by the grace of God of Great Brittain France and Ireland King defender of the faith &c and in the year of our Lord God one thousand seven hundred twenty and nine) is decreed to be delivered out of the Registry of the Consistory Court of Landaffe aforesaid unto the above bounden Robert Hughes one of the trustees therein named. If therefore the said Robert Hughes his heires executors or administrators or either of them shall and will redeliver the said originall Will … and uncancelled in manner as he received the same into the Registry aforesaid when and at such time as he shall be thereunto duely required then this obligation be void or else to remain in full force and vertue. Robt Hughes; James Davies
April the 17th 1734. Received then the original last Will and Testament of the within named Thomas Jenkins deceased to be redelivered as by this Bond appears. Robt Hughes
Witnesses Thomas Loyd; Tho Bagehott
Signed sealed and delivered in the presence of Thos Davies, NP; Thomas Loyd
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