This is the receipt, written on
the back of the bond document. Very hard to read; can you help?
|Unlike the bail bond, the bastardy bond seems to have required only one co-signer. Maybe it’s only in retrospect that we see elements of irony (or at least of unintentional consistency) that fellow scoundrel Richard Nevers should play the role.|
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