Orville Thornton Guardianship

   Montgomery Co. Tennessee
   Record Book     , Page 372

Know all men by these presents that We HENRY D. THORNTON,  CLAIBORN HARRIS & STEPHEN HARRIS  are held & firmly bound unto Sterling Neblett,  STEPHEN THOMAS  & David Gould Esquires Justices of the County Court of Montgomery their Successors or Successors Survivor or Survivors their Executor Administration in the Sum of Five Thousand Dollars in trust for the benefit of ORVALL THORNTON for the payment of which we bind ourselves our heirs Executors or administrators jointly severally sealed with our seals & dated this 16th day of October 1820.
 The condition of the above obligation is this that whereas HENRY D. THORNTON has this day been appointed Guardian for ORVALL THORNTON.  Now if the said Henry D. Thornton shall well & faithfully make true returns & Settlements make with the County Court of Montgomery agreeable to law during his said Guardianship and at the expiration thereof shall well & faithfully account with the said County Court of Montgomery & pay over to them or their order the property of said Orvall Thornton which may have come into his hands by virtue of said Guardianship together with the profits & that the said Henry D. Thornton  Guardian as aforesaid shall demean himself in all things relative to the said Guardianship agreeable to law, then the above obligation to be void else to remain in full force & Effect.
 W.C. Jamison   Clk   HENRY D. THORNTON
 Rendered October term 1820  STEPHEN HARRIS

Submitted by Deanna Oklepek

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