Victory Parade

MS 53.  Literal transcription – misspellings are left intact, xxx denotes illegible word, italicized items are my own comments for clarification.  Please note that in some instanced the letter “s” has been replaced with the letter “f,” as was the custom at that time – TG.


Stacy Potts}            Bond

To In pencil: Trenton}

Ann Coningham}            Pounds symbol: 40”0”0”

In pencil: Phila

29th Sept 1767


Know all men by these present that I Stacy Potts of Trenton in the County of Hunterdon and Province of New Jersey Tanner am held and firmly bound unto Ann Coningham of the City of Philadelphia single woman in the full and just sum of Eighty Pounds Current proclamation Money to be paid unto the said Ann Coningham her Heirs Exec’rs Administrators or Afsigns and for the true payment thereof I do bind my self my Heirs Executors and Administrators firmly by thefe presents Sealed with my Seal and dated this twenty ninth day of Septebmer in the year of our Lord one Thoufand Seven Hundred and Sixty Seven………………………………………………………..1767

The Condition of this obligation is such that if the above Bounden Stacy Potts his Heirs Executors Adm’rs or either of them shall well and truly pay or caufe to be paid unto the above named Ann Coningham her certain Attorney Heirs Executors Administrators or afsigns the full and Just sum of forty Pounds like money aforefaid and that on or before the Twenty ninth Day of September next enfuing the date hereof with Lawfull Interest for the same then this prefent obligation shall be void and of none effect otherwife to be and Remain in full force & Virtue

Sealed & Delivered}                                            Signed: Stacy Potts Seal torn out.

In the prefence of}

Seymour Hars

Richard Mason

Interest Schedule:

Rec’d Sept. 28th 1768 of Stacy Potts the Sum of Two Pounds Sixteen Shillings being for one years Intereft of the within Bond-

Pounds symbol: 2”16”0-

Rec’d Sept 28th 1769 of Stacy Potts the Sum of two Pounds Sixteen Shillings for one years Interest-

Pounds symbol: 2”16”0 Rec’d Sept. 28th 1770 of Stacy Potts the like Sum being one years Interest of the within Bond-

Pounds symbol: 2”16”0

Rec’d Octo’r 2d 1772 of Stacy Potts the sum of Nineteen Pounds twelve Shillings being the Interest & fourteen Pounds of the principle of the within Bond

Pounds symbol: 19”12”0 Rec’d Octo’r 1st 1773 of Stacy Potts the sum of Seven Pounds Sixteen Shillings and four Pence being the Interest and Six Pounds of the Principle that there now remains twenty Pounds due on the within Bond-

Pounds symbol: 6”16”4


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