Know all men by these presents that we robut R collins hama c bain [illegible] f goodwin are held and firmly bount unto the commonwealth of virginia in the sum of three thousand dollars to the payment whereof well and truly to be made we bind ourselves our heirs executors and administrators, jointly and severally firmly by these presents sealed with our seals and dated this 19th day of november 1855
The condition of the above obligation is such, that whereas by a decree of the circuit court for dinwiddie county pronounced on the 23rd day of october 1854 suit therein depending between thomas steward [illegible} plaintiff and thomas stewart [distrution?] the defendant
It was, among other things, ordered and decreed, that R collins and he appointed commissioners to make sale of certain property therein mentioned. now if the said R R collin shall faithfully discharge all the duties required under the said decree as commissioner aforesaid then the above obligation to be void, or if otherwise, to remail in full force and virtue.