Know all men by these presents that we Thomas Tucker & Gideon Tucker of the County of Hanover are held & firmly bound unto John Adams and Wm. Rowe of the same County In five hundred pds Currt. money To be paid to the sd. John Adams & Wm. Rowe their certain attorney Exrs. or administrators To which paymt. well & truly to be made we bind ourselves Jointly & Severally our Joint & several Heirs Exrs. & Admrs. firmly by these presents sealed with our seals & Dated this 1st day of September 1789
Whereas There is an action now depending in the General Court between the sd. Thomas & Gidn. Tucker Planfs. and the sd. John Adams & Wm. Rowe Defts. Concerning the right of the Land whereon John Adams now lives and part of the Tract whereon Wm. Rowe now lives which the sd. Thos. & Gidn. Tucker supposed that they had a right to But are not Convinced that they ware mistaken and that they have no just right to the sd. Land and doth agree to have the sd. suit dismist. and In Consideration of the sd. John Adams & Wm. Rowe paying their own Costs that they have expended in the sd. suit they do Oblige themselves their heirs Exrs. &c never more to sett up any right or Claim to the sd. Lands If Therefore the above bound Thos. & Gidn. Tucker and their heirs shall well & truly perfom the same then the above Obligation to be Void otherwise to Remain in full force power & Virtue.

Seald Signd & delvd. in                                Thomas Tucker (Seal)
prests. of us                                                    Gideon Tucker (Seal)
Peter Adams
Benjamin Courtney
Milley Adams
(bhm)

At a Court held for Hanover County on Thursday the 3d day of December 1789
This Bond was proved by the Oath of Peter Adams Milley Adams two of the witnesses thereto and is Ordered to be Recorded.
                                                                       Teste
                                                                                 William Pollard Jr CHC

Book ___, page ___, Hanover County, Virginia

Submitted by John Tucker