Guardianship bond: Samuel Carson Huggins (c.1780-1850)

Source: Cecil County, Maryland. Administrators and Guardian Bonds, 1784-97. Orphans’ Court, Elkton Courthouse, Cecil County. Original records retained at the Hall of Records, Annapolis, Maryland. Digital collection, “Maryland, Register of Will records, 1629-1999,” online at familysearch.org (accessed 2015-12-17). Transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick. 
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No. 23
Samuel Carson Huggins
Son of Thomas.
filed Octr 14th 1788.

Cæcil County to wit

Know all Men by these Presents that we William Mathewes of Baltimore Merchant, Joseph Baxter and Henry Hollingsworth of Cæcil County Gentlemen of Cæcil County and State of Maryland, are held and firmly bound unto Samuel Carson Huggins Son of Thomas Huggins late of the Same County, Deceased, in the full and Just Sum of one hundred and fifty pounds Current &c (as No. 4 page 14th) dated this 14th Day of Octr Anno Domini 1788

Whereas the above bound William Mathewes on this fourteenth Day of October was &c.

Wm Matthews   Seal[?]
Jo: Baxter   Seal[?]
H. Hollingsworth   Seal[?]

Signed Sealed and Delivered
in the Presence of
David Smith Reg
4 Sid[?]

Recorded and Examined
by David Smith Regr

No. 3
Samuel Carson Huggins
son of Thomas
filed July 13th 1791

Inventory of the Property of Samuel Carson Huggins appraised at the Request of William Matthews Mercht  of Baltimore Guardian to said Huggins by John Murry and John Barnaby this 21st Day of August 1789 —

One old Negro Woman named Judy & her Boy Child Ben … [£] 3:0:0

One Negro Wench named Lucy & her Girl Child … 35:0:0

One Negro Wench named Sall … £35:0:0

One Ditto … Maria … 36:0:0

One Ditto Boy called George … 35:0:0

One large Silver Tankard … £10.0.0

   12 Silver Tea Spoons … 1.7.6
   5 Do. Table Do. … 3.15.0
   1 Pr Silver Tea Tongs … 11:3
   One Gold Watch … 15.0.0
   [
Subtotal] … 31.3.9

1 Pinch beck Watch … 2:17.6

1 Pr large fashble Shoe Buckles 1.2.6

1 Old Sword … 1.6

1 large looking Glass … 60/ [or 6of?] … 3:0:0

1 Small broken Do. … 0:7.6

1 Small Chamber Clock … 6.0.0

One old Purse containing a Stock buckle g/6 [?] … 0.10.0

3 Pewter Dishers and 12 Plates (Pewter) … 1:10.6

2 Water Dishes & 9 Water Plates Do. … 0:18:9

1 Mahogany Dining Table 37ft[?]   1 Tea Ditto 25/ … 3:2:6

1 Close Stool Chair 1of  [or 10/]  1 old Settee 1of … 1.0.0

1 old Trunk   2 pr very old Curtains & 1 old Carpett 25/ … 1:6:0

1 old Mahogany Desk 6of [or 60/]   1 Do. Case of Drawers 25/ … 4:5:0

No. 1   A Lot of Cullenden Powder Horns &c. … 0.6.0
No. 2   Do. Old Books … 0:10.0
No. 3   1 Pr Old Boots & Pr old Shoes … 0.7.6

8 Old Chairs without Bottoms & 1 old Table … 1.5.0

8 large looking Glass 6of [?] 1 Pr End Irons 12/6 … 3.12.6

2 old Bedsteads and Sacking Bottoms to each … 2:0:0

1 Old feather bed 4of [or 40/]   1 old brass Kettle 3of [or 30/] … 3:10:0

9 China Plates (2 broken) … 0:18:0

[Total]  £213:14:0

The within mentioned Goods appraised by us
Jno Murray
J Barnaby

Cæcil County [illegible] July 13th 1791. Then came William Mathews Guardian of Samuel Carson Huggins an Orphan of said County and make Oath on the holy Evangels of Almighty God that the within is a true and perfect Inventory of all and Singular the Goods and Chattels belonging to his said Ward that hath come to his hands or Possession at the time of the making thereof and that what hath Since or shall hereafter come to his hands or Possession he will return in an Additional Inventory.

Sworn before David Smith Regr

Recorded and Examined by D. Smith Regr

No. 1
Samuel Carson Huggins
filed July 13th 1791

Sales at Vendue of Saml C Huggins
Goods at Elkton
21st Augt 1789 —

Quality of Goods        to whom Sold

1 old Sword … John Kincaid pd … £0.4:0

1 Pr Shoe Buckles … Jona Hodgson … 1.3.6

1 Pinch beck Watch … John Sears … 2:7.6

1 broken looking Glass … Same … 0:12:6

1 large Ditto … Wm Barroll … 3:15:0

1 Chamber Clock … Ditto … 5:0:0

2 Pewter Dishes of 12 Do. Plates wh-@2/7 … Saml Briscoe … 4:0:1

3 Water Plates   3 Dishes … Wm Barroll … 2:0:0

1 Mahogany Dining Table … Dr. Geo. Wallace … 5:2:0

1 Do. tea Table … Wm. Barroll … 3:5:0

1 Close Stool Chair … Dr. Geo. Wallace … 0:12:6

1 Settee … Wm. Barroll … 1:0:6

1 Mahogany Desk … Jona Hodgson … 4:15:0

1 Do. Case Drawers … Same … 2:14:6

Curtains Carpetting &c. … John Sears … 3:16:0

a Lott Sundrie, Powder horns &c. … Johannas Hainhold WB … 0:12:0

Do. Sundry Books … John Armstrong Son of Archd … 0:10:0

1 Pr Boots & 1 Pr Shoes … Wm. Hugg pd … 1:0:6

8 Old Chairs & a Old Table … Wm. Alexander … 1:0:6

1 Old Trunk … Thompson Bird … 0:5:0

[Subtotal] £44:6:1

1 Looking Glass large … Wm. Barroll … 3:0:0

1 Pr End Irons … Do. … 0:12.6

2 Bedsteads and Bottoms … Do. … 2:0:0

1 Feather Bed …  Do. … 2:0:0

1 Brass Kettle … Do. … 1:10:0

9 China Plates … Tobias Rudulph … 0:18.0

[Total] £54:6.7

2-1/4 tid [?]

Recorded and Examd
by D. Smith Regr

No. 45 — Samuel Carson Huggins
Son of Thomas —
filed July 13th.

The Account of William Matthews Guardian of Saml Carson Huggins an Orphan of Cæcil County —

This Accountant chargeth himself with Sundry Negroes Plate and other Goods the Property of his said Ward which hath come to his hands and Possession amounting [illegible] Inventory and appraisement – made by John Murray and John Barnaby on the 21st Day of August 1789 herewith exhibited in Current Money to the Sum of … £213:14:0

Also with [illegible] made by Sale of Part of his Wards [sic] Property the Negroes and Plate being reserved … 15:16:4

Also with Cash received from John Gilpin for Hire of Lucey 2 years ending the 21st of Augt next … 17:10:0

NB. the Hire of Sal and Maria to be charged when received —

[Total] £237.0.4

And this Accountant craves to be allowed for the following Payments and Disbursements to wit —

Of Current Money paid by Francis Partridge on Behalf of this Accountt to Isabella Alexander in full of the Acct of Boarding washing & mending for her said Ward from June 9th, 1788 to May 20th, 1789 as by Acct proved & Rect appears … 25.0.0

Of Current Money paid by this Accountant to Briscoe & Rudulph in full of their Charges agt him on Acct of his said Ward viz Store goods for Cloathing £11.1.3/.  2 Hats £2.2.6, paid for Shoes £2.12.6  paid for Toys being £0.6.1  paid Schoolmaster 33/4  Books Paper & Ink also [?] found him when at School 18/5 and 10/ for his Passage in the Stage to Philada as by Acct and Rect appears … 24.4.1-1/2

Of Current Money paid by this Accountant to Wm. Barroll Esqr in full of his Charges agt him on Account of his Ward viz. Cash for Schooling and firewood 17/6 and for a pine Coffin for Negro Child Ben 7/6 as by Acc. of Rect appears … 1.5.0

Of Current Money paid by this Account for Calling Vendue 15/ and selling [?] the Goods 3/2 as by Acct appears … 0.18.2

Of 86 lb Tob. Register fees on Appointment to the Guardianship and Sundry Proceedings in the Orphan Court in 1788 and 1789 respecting his Wards [sic] Property paid by this Accountant @ 12/6 as by Acct and Rect appears … 0.10.9

Of 171 lb Tob. Register fees on passing this Account paid by this Accountt @ 12/6 as by Account and Rect appears … 1:1:4/2 [?]

Of Commissions on Payment of £52.19.5 @ 7/2 [?] Pr. Cent. … 3:7.5-1/4

Sum total of Disbursements £56.16.10-1/4

Balance in the hands of this Accountt … 180.3.5-3/4

[Total] … £237:0:4

Cecil County [illegible].
July 13th 1791. Then came William Matthews the above mentioned Accountant and made Oath on the holy Evangels of Almighty God that the above Account is Just and true as it stands stated and that he hath bona fide paid or Secured to be paid the Several Sums for which he craves an Allowance: — Sworn before David Smith Regr.

Augt 9th 1791. By the Court this Acct after due Examination is passed. — 4-1/ [illegible]

[illegible] David Smith Regr.

Recorded and Examined by
D. Smith Regr.

No. 93.
Samuel Carson Huggins
Son of Thomas
July 6th, 1792.

The Second Account of William Mathewes Guardian of Samuel Carson Huggins an Orphan of Cecil County —

This Accountant chargeth himself with the Balance of his said Wards [sic] Estate in his hand on his Acct exhibited July 13th last and passed … £180:3:5-1/4

Also with Current Money received for Hire of his Wards Negroes viz Maria 3 Years £12.7.6, Sal. 2 Years £9.6 – Lucey 1 Year £3 … 24:17:6

[Total:] £205:0:11-1/4

And this Accountant craves to be allowed for the following Payments and Disbursements to wit

Of Current Money paid Thomas Bird for 1 2m and 7 weeks Schooling his said Ward in 1789 omitted in former Account … 0:19:6

Of Current Money paid Dr George Wallace his Bill for Medicine and Attendance on his said Ward and his Negro Boy Ben … 1:16:3

Of Current Money for Sundry Cloathing found his said Ward Negroes Ben and Maria as by Account appears … 1:8:3

Of Current Money paid to Littlejohn for Medicins [sic] for Maria £1.17.[or 07].6, and to the Granny and Miose [sic] for Maria £9.15.0 and for her Passage to Baltimore 7/6 … 6:0:0

Of Current Money paid for copying Paper and Accounts agt James Francis &c. £2.5.0 and to a Notary Public for Attestation of the Same 1of [?] … 12:15.0 [or 2.15.0]

Of 91 lb Tob. Register fees on passing this Account paid @ 12/6 … 0:11:4-1/2

Of Commissions on receiving £24.17.6 @ 7-1/2 Pr. Cent … 1:17:3-3/4

Sum total of Disbursements … £15:7:8-1/4

Balance in hands of this Accountant … 189:13:3-1/2

Estate accounted for … £205:0:11-2/5 [?]

Cecil County [illegible] July 6th 1792. Then came William Mathews the above mentioned Accountant and made Oath on the holy Evangels of Almighty God that the foregoing Account is Just and true as it stands stated, and that he hath bona fide paid or Secured to be fair the Several Sums for which he craves an allowance.

Sworn before David Smith Regr.

By the Orpan Court  Augt 14th, 1792

This account after our Examination is passed

Test [?] David Smith Regr

3 ¾ JDM [?]

Recorded and Examined
by D. Smith Regr.

No. 185
Samuel Carson Huggans of Thomas
Augt 13th 1794

The 3d Account of William Mathewes Guardian of Samuel Carson Huggans an Orphan of Cæcil County

This Accountant chargeth himself with the Balance of his Wards [sic] Estate in his Hands pem [?] Account exhibited on the 6[?]th of July and passed on the 14th of August 1792 … £189:19:3/2

And this Accountant chargeth himself with Current Money received Hire of his Wards Negroes viz £3.15.0 for 1 Years Hire of Lucia received from John Gilpin and £10 for 2 years Hire of Sal recd from Dr Geo. Wallace … 13:15:0

[Total:] £203.18:32

And this Accountant craves to be allowed for the following Payments and Disbursements to wit

Of 194 lb Tob. Registers fees on passing the Account paid at 12/6 … 0:16:9

Balance remaining in the hands of this Accountant … 202:11:6/2

[Total:] £203:8:3/2

Cæcil County   July 1st 1794   Then came William Mathews the above mentioned Accountant and made Oath on the holy Evangels of Almighty God that the foregoing Account is just and true as it stands stated and that he hath bona fide paid or Secured to be paid the Several Sums for which he craves an Allowance.

Sworn before David Smith Regr.

Cæcil County [illegible]   Augt 12th 1794   The written Account after due Examination by the Justices of the Orphan Court is passed

Test. [?] David Smith Regr.

Recorded and Examd
by David Smith Regr.

2Tins [?]

No. 235
Samuel C Huggans of Thomas
July 25th 1795

The 4th Account of William Mathewes Guardian of Samuel C Huggans an Orphan of Cæcil County —

This Accountant chargeth himself with Current money received Hire of his Wards [sic] Negroes viz. £4.10 for 1 Years Hire of Lucia received – from John Gilpin and £9.0.0 for George due from Saml Hewit … £13.10.0

Also with the Balance of his Wards Estate in his hands pr Account exhibited July 1st, 1794 and passed … 202:11:6-1/2

[Total:] £216:1:6-1/2

And this Accountant craves to be allowed for the following Payments to wit

Of 31 lb. Tob. Registers fees on passing this Account paid @ 12/6 … £0.11:4-1/2

Balance in hands of this Accountant … 215.10.2

Estate accounted for … £216.1.6-1/2

Cæcil County [illegible]

July 29th 1795   Then came William Mathewes the above mentioned Accountant and made Oath on the holy Evangels of Almighty God that the above Account is Just and true as it stands stated and that he hath bona fide paid or Secured to be paid the Sum For which he craves an Allowance: Sworn before David Smith Regr

Augt 11th 1795   The above Account after due Examination by the Justices of the Orphan Court is passed

Test [?] David Smith Regr.

2 Tides [?]

Recorded and Examd
by D. Smith Regr.

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Source: Cecil County, Maryland. Administrators and Guardian Bonds, 1784-97Orphans’ Court, Elkton Courthouse, Cecil County. Original records retained at the Hall of Records, Annapolis, Maryland. Digital collection, “Maryland, Register of Will records, 1629-1999,” online at familysearch.org (accessed 2015-12-17). Transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick.
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