William Templin, Dec’d
This would be an appointment of the Administrator’s
Know all men by these presents that we JOS EDWARDS, JOHN JONES, MOFZ (Moses) KAY, & DAVID REECE all of Chester County and Province of Pennsylvania yeomen which are firmly bound unto PETER EVANS Regt General for the Probate of Wills and Granting Letter of Admin in and for the Province aforesaid in the sum of Forty pounds lawful money of the province to be paid to the said Regt General his ex adm and afsegns to which payment will and half to be made the said ourselves our heirs exe and Adm and every of them in the Whole and for the whole jointly and severally firmly by these presents stated with our seals dated the Fifteenth day of February Anno Domino 174e/3.
The Condition of this Obligation is such that if the above bounder JOS EDWARDS, & JNO JONES Adm of all and singular the Goods Chattles and Credit of WM TEMPLIN Dec’d do make and cause to be made a true and perfect inventory of all and singular the goods chattels and credits of the dec’d which have or shall come to the hands pofesfion (possession) or knowledge of them the said JOS EDWARDS & JOHN JONES or into the hands pofesfion or knowledge of any other person or persons for them the same so made Exhibitor came to be exhibited into Regt office for the sd county on or before the first day of April next ---- and the same goods chattels and credits of the dec’d at the home of his death or which at any time after shall come to the hands or pofesfsion of any other person or persons for….them do will & truly adm according to Law and further do make or cause to be made a true and just acct of your admin when legally thereunto required and all the rest & residue of the sd chattels & credits to ---shall be found remaining for the sd Adm (one entire blank line) personal respectfully at the sd court by – dead or sentence ~ pursuant to Law shall Limit & appoint & if it shall hereafter appear that any Last Will & Testament was made by the Dece’d & the Execr therein named do exhibit into the Regt Office for the sd County making Request to have the same allowed & approved of accordingly of the sd JOS EDWARDS & JOHN JONES being thereunto Requested do render & Deliver up the sd Letter of Amon. Approbation of such Testament being first had & made at the sd office their this obligation to be Void Elsc to be & remain in full force & virtue
(signed) JOSEPH EDWARDS
(signed) JOHN JONES
Sealed & delivered in the present of V PARKER
THANKS TO CAROLYN WHITAKER (AUNT SISSIE) FOR TRANSCRIBING THIS RECORD.