Bond of Charles Matheny as Clerk of County Commissioners Court.
Know all men by these presents, that we Charles R. Matheny, William Butler, A. Lincoln, Robert Allen and A. G. Herndon are held and firmly bound unto the county Commissioners of the County of Sangamon, and the State of Illinois, for the use of any person or persons injured, or for the use of the said County if injured, in the penal sum of One Thousand Dollars the payment of which will and truly to be made we bind ourselves, our heirs and assigns, Jointly Severally and firmly by these presents, signed sealed, and dated this 15th day of August in the year of our Lord One Thousand Eight Hundred and Thirty Seven.
The condition of the above obligation is such that whereas the above bounden Charles R. Matheny has been duly elected Clerk of the said County Commissioners Court.
Now if he the said Charles R. Matheny shall faithfully perform the duties of said office as required by law then the above obligation to be void, otherwise to remain in full force & effect.
C. R. Matheny (seal)
William Butler (seal)
A. Lincoln (seal)
Robert Allen (seal)
A. G.Herndon (seal)