John Austin and William Pettus to Unknown, 01-26-1824
Summary: Constable's bonds.
We or eather of us promise to pay to the Judge of Austins Colony
the sum of Five Hundred Dollars, for the payment of which we
N[ow therefore] should the said John Austin, well and truly [perform and] discharge the Duties of said office of Con[stable] over all Monies collected by him in his 0[fficial] capacity according to law then this Bond to be [null and void otherwise to be in full force.
Given under [our hand and seal] this
John Austin (Seal)
Wm Pettus (Seal)
[January 26, 1824?]
The Condition of the above obligation is such that whereas Thomas V. Alley one of the partners of this Bond has been appointed Constable of the District of Colorado in said Colony— Now therefore should the said Thomas V. Alley well and truly execute and discharge the duties of said office of Constable and pay over all monies Collected by him in his official Capacity according to law then this Bond to be Null and Void otherwise to be in full force