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ly; excepting moneys arising from the sale of lots at county seats, in which case he receives but two per centum, for both receiving and paying out.
Treasurer's oath of office. You solemnly swear, that you will support the constitution of the United States, and the constitution of the state of Indiana; and that you will faithfully discharge the duties of county treasurer for the county of Vigo, to the best of your skill and understanding. So help
Know all men by these presents, that we Timothy Cashdollar and Philip Friend, of Vigo county, are held and firmly bound unto the state of Indiana, in the sum of three thousand dollars, lawful money of the United States, for the payment of which, well and truly to be made and done, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals, and dated this 7th day of February, A. D. 1832.
The condition of the above obligation is such, that if the above bound Timothy Cashdollar will faithfully discharge the duties of his office as county treasurer for the county of Vigo, for the term of one year, and will render a true and just account of all moneys which
may come to his hands by virtue of his said office, and will, at the expiration of his term of service, deliver over to his successor in office, all books, papers, documents, and all other things belonging to the said office, and which may be in his hands and possession by virtue thereof, and will, moreover, pay to his successor all
be in his hands belonging to the county; then the above obligation to be void and of none offect; otherwise to be and remain in full force and virtue in law.
TIMOTHY CASHDOLLAR (SAAL.]
SEAL.] Signed, sealed, and delivered by the obligors and approved by the board of commissioners of Vigo county. Test.
JOHN STILES, Cl’k.
of the militia law.
one dollar. Conrod Dewalt, one dollar and sixty cents. Edward Freeman,
seventy-five cents. George Hightower, one dollar. Isaac Johnson, one dollar and seventy-five cts.
1, Marcus Brutus, colonel commanding the fourth regiment of the militia of the state of Indiana, do hereby certify the above to be a true and perfect list of fines assessed by the court of assessment of said regiment, beld on the twenty-fourth day of September, 1832, and confirmed by the court of appeals for said regiment, held on the tenth day of October 1832. And whereas Ebene. zer Fessenden, a constable of township in county, residing within the bounds of said regiment, has been designated by the said court of appeals, to collect said fines; these are therefore, in the name of the state of Indiana, to authorize the said constable, or in case of bris refusal to serve, such other constable as may be selected by the paymaster of said regiment for that purpose, to proceed forthwith to collect said fines respectively, of the persons from whom the same may be due, according to the above list, by causing the same to be levied of their goods and chattles respectively, if the same can be found; and for want thereof to take the bodies of the said persons respectively, not having such goods and chattels, and the same to deliver to the custody of the keeper of the jail of said county there to be detained until such fine be paid, or till they be otherwise legally discharged. And the said constable is hereby authorized to collect, by the means aforesaid, twenty-five per centum upon said fines respectively, as and for hisfees and costs in the premises.
He is also required to make return of this list, and his doings thereon, in ninety days from the date hereof.
Witness my hand and seal, this 15th day of October, in the year of our Lord, 1832. Attest.
MARCUS BRUTUS, (SEAL.] Caius CASIUS,
Col. commanding the 4th Judge Advocate.
regiment of la. militia.
Form of a warrant for the collection of military fines under
the 80ih section of the militia law.
State of Indiana, Morion county, to wit.
The state of Indiana to the sheriff of Marion county, GREETING.
Whereas, at a general for brigade, or regimental, as the case may be,) court martial, held at Indianapolis, in the county of Marion aforesaid, on the twenty-fourth day of September, in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and thirty-two, for the seventh division [ egiment,
brigade as the case may be,] of the militia of said state, Abner Bond of said county, was sentenced by said court to pay a fine of twenty-five dollars; you are therefore hereby commanded that you cause to be made, and levied of the goods and chattels of the said Abner Bond, the said sum of twenty-five dollars, together with twentyfive per centum thereon for your fees and costs. And for want of such goods and chattels whereon to levy, you are commanded to take the body of the said Abner Bond, and bim deliver to the keeper of the jail of said county, there to be detained till the said fine and per centum bé paid, or till he be otherwise legally discharged. And of this warrant, with your doings thereon, make return according to law, in ninety days from the date hereof.
Witness Christopher Delaplane, president of the said court martial, and his seal hereto affixed, at Indianapolis in the county aforesaid, the 10th day of October, 1832.
CHRISTOPHER DELAPLANE (SEAL.]
Sheriffs are elected in the several counties in this state at the times and places of holding elections for members of the general assembly. They continue in office two years, and until successors are chosen and qualified; but no person is eligible to the office of sheriff more than four years, in any term of six years, Con. Ind. A.4,
It is the duty of the governor to forward to the clerk of the proper county, a coinmission for any person elected as sherifl; and it is the duty of the clerk to notify the person so commissioned, to attend and give bond and security for the faithful discharge of the duties of his office; and the bond when executed is to be recorded by the recorder of the proper county, and filed in the clerk's of fice, and a certified copy thereof to be transmitted to the secretary of state,
When the office of sheriff becomes vacant, by death, resignation, or otherwise, it is the duty of the governor to appoint and commission some suitable person to fill the vacancy, until the next general election, and until a successor be duly elected and qualified into office.
It is the duty of the sheriff to keep the peace; to quelli and suppress affrays, riots, and insurrections; to pursue and commit felons and traitors; to execute all process directed to him by legal authority; to attend all courts of record in his proper county, and to have the custody of the county jail. Rev. L. 505.
Know all men by these presents, that we, John Den, Richard Fen, and Edward Stiles, are held and firmly bound unto the state of Indiana in the sum of five thousand dollars, for the payment of which well and truly to be made and done, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally, firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals, and dated this twelfth day of August, A. D. 1832.
The condition of the above obligation is such, that if the above bound Jobs Den, will dilligently and faithful. ly discharge the duties of the office of sheriff of Henry county, and will safely keep, and deliver over according to law, to the proper persons, all moneys which may come into his hands, by virtue of his said office; then the above
obligation is to be void and of none effect; otherwise, to be and remain in full force and virtue in law. Signed and sealed by JOHN DEN
(SEAL.] the obligors, approved ( RICHARD FEN (SEAL. by the associate judg
EDWARD STILES (SEAL.] es, and filed in my office.
John STILES, Cl’k,
Sheriff's oath of office.
You solemnly swear, that you will support the constitution of the United States and the constitution of the state of Indiana; and that you will faithfully and impartially discharge the duties of the office of sheriff of Henry county, to the best of your skill and understanding. So help you God.
W The duty most frequently devolving on a sheriff is the return of writs. A return is made by the officer upon his official oath, and should in all cases shew the truth; otherwise the officer is liable to an action for a false return. Every return must be signed by the sherift or other officer who makes it.
The form of the return varies according to the nature of the writ.
On an attachment. Attached as commanded.
As within commanded, I have attached all and singular the goods, chattels, and effects of the said A. B. found in my county; a schedule of which is hereto annexed.
JOHN DEN, Sh'ff. Nihil
The within named A. B. has no goods or chattels found in, my county, nor is he found in the same.
JOHN DEN, Shiff.
On a capias ad respondendum. Cepi corpus.
I have taken the body of the within named J. S. I ama commanded, and have the same now before the court.
JOHN DEN, Sh'if,