Bond of Charles Gregory as Treasurer of Illinois, 30 December 18361
Know all Men by These presents that weCharles Gregory[,] Wm. Lane[,] Levi Davis[,] A Lincoln[,] John Allen[,] R. B. Servant. Franklin Witt. E B. Webb. Wm H. Davidson[,] Wm J. Gatewood[,] Wm Thomas. John Hogan. are held and firmly bound unto Joseph Duncan Governor Of the State of Illinois and his successors in Office in the sum of Fifty Thousand Dollars lawful money of the State of Illinois for the true payment whereof, we bind ourselves, our heirs, Executors[,] and administrators jointly and severally, firmly by these presents sealed with our seals and dated this 30th Day Of December Eighteen hundred and thirty six.
The condition of this obligation is such that whereas the above bounden Charles Gregory has been appointed State Treasurer of the State of Illinois, for the Term of the present session of the General Assembly, to commence on the 30th day of Dec: 1836. Now if the said Charles2 Gregory, shall well and truly and faithfully discharge and perform the duties of his said office for and during his said Term and shall give additional security whenever such security shall at any time hereafter be required, then this obligation shall be void, otherwise it shall be and remain in full force.3
Signed and delivered in presence of
Charles Gregory
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Wm Lane
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Levi Davis
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A. Lincoln
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John Allen
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R. B. Servant
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Franklin Witt
 seal  E. B. Webb
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W. H. Davidson
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Wm J Gatewood
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Wm Thomas
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John Hogan
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[endorsement]
12/31/1836
We Approve the Within Bond of Charles Gregory as Treasure of Illinois
Joseph Duncan
Govr[Governor] of Illinois
Wm H Davidson
Speaker of the Senate and acti
Levi Davis Aud. Pub. Accts[Auditor of Public Accounts]

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Treasurers Bond
Charles Gregory
1836
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Filed Janry[January] 2nd 1837.
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1Abraham Lincoln signed his name only.
2“Charles” written over “Gregory”.
3In 1831, the General Assembly set the amount of the Treasurer’s bond at $50,000. In March 1837, they passed an act increasing the bond to $100,000.
“An Act concerning the State Treasurer,” 11 January 1831, Laws of the State of Illinois (1831), 186-87.

Handwritten Document Signed, 4 page(s), Lincolniana, Illinois State Archives (Springfield, IL)