Richard B. Alexander v. Moses Graham. Bond
Know all men by these presents that we Richard B Alexander & W. B. Alexander are held and firmly bound unto the United States in the full and just sum of Twenty four hundred dollars current money of the United States, to be paid to the said United States certain attorney,
heirs, executors or administrators
[illegible] to which payment well and truly to be made and done, we bind ourselves and each of us, one, and each of our heirs, executors and administrators, jointly and severally firmly by these presents, sealed with our seals and dated this nineteenth day of April 1840.
Whereas lately at a Circuit Court of the District of Columbia, sitting for the County of Washington, in a cause depending in the said Court wherein a certain Moses Graham was plaintiff, and the said Richard B. Alexander was defendant, judgement was rendered
against in favor of the said defendant, and he having obtained a writ of error, and filed a copy thereof in the Clerk's Office of the said Circuit Court to reverse the judgment in the aforesaid suit and a Citation directed to the said Moses Graham citing and admonishing him to be and appear at a Supreme Court of the United States to be holden at Washington on the second Monday of January next
Now the Condition of the above obligation is such, that if the said Richard B. Alexander shall prosecute his writ to effect, and answer all damages and costs if he fails to make his plea good, then the within obligation to be null and void, otherwise to be and remain in full force and virtue in law.
R B Alexander (seal)
W B Alexander (seal)
Signed sealed & Delivered in the presence
Wm Thos. Swann
I certify that, in my opinion there can be no doubt of the Sufficiency of the Security. 18th Decr. 1840
Richard B. Alexander