Name: James Thomas ALEXANDER
Birth: 1835 in Cecil Co, Md
(1) Guardianship Papers for James Thomas and John Elijah
State of Maryland
Know all men by these presents that Mr. Amos Alexander, Thomas Ganett, and George A. Fulton all of Cecil County are held and firmly bound unto the State of Maryland in the just and full sum of Twenty six hundred dollars current money; for which payment will and truly to be made and done we bind ourselves and every one of us, our and every of our heirs, executors and administrators in the whole and for the whole jointly and severally firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals and dated the twenty ninth day of April in the year of our Lord one Thousand and fifty-seven.
The condition of the above obligations is such that if the above bounden Amos Alexander as Guardian of James Thomas and Elijah Alexander Orphans of Cecil County, shall faithfully account with Orphans Court of Cecil County, as directed by law, for the management of the property and estate of the said orphans agreeably to the order of the said Court or the directions of law, and shall in all respects perform the duty of Guardian to the said James Thomas and Elijah Alexander according to law. Then the above obligation to be void: it is otherwise to be full force and virtue in law.
Signed, sealed and delivered Amos Alexander (Seal)
in the presence of Thomas Ganett (Seal) George A. Fulton (Seal)
James W. Maxwell
By the Orphans Court The foregoing Bond after due
May 13th 1857 examination is approved
Text Reuben D. Lamar Register
Recorded April 29th 1857
Father: Joseph ALEXANDER b: 1779 in Cecil Co, Md
Mother: Mary ALDEN b: 5 APR 1802 in Chester Co, Pa