Title: Treasury Department Bonds of Office records, 1756-1911
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Scope and Contents: Certain state government positions and occupations required the posting of bonds with the General Treasurer. This series contains records documenting the posting of bonds by public officials, including auctioneers, the General Treasurer, sheriffs and clerks of the courts. Masters of vessels have also been required to post a bond with the government and, after the Revolution, with the General Treasurer specifically.