Bond for Elias Hewitt, Overseer to the Eastern Pequot Tribe

Know all men by these presents that I, Elias Hewitt of North Stonington in New London County, as principal, and Jacob W. Kinney of Norwich in said County, as surety, are held and bound unto the Treasurer of the State of Connecticut1 in the penal sum of five hundred dollars to the payment of which well and truly to be made to the said Treasurer or his successor or successors in office or his or their certain attorney, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, and administrators firmly by these presents.
Elias Hewitt
J. W. Kinney
Signed with our hands and sealed with our seals, this July 17, 1844
This bond is upon condition that whereas the said Elias Hewitt has this day by the County Court for New London County been appointed Overseer of the Pequot Tribe of Indians in North Stonington in said County.  Now, if he, the said Hewitt, shall well and truly and faithfully account according to law for the funds which are or may be hereafter in his hands belonging to said Tribe of Indians, then this bond shall be void, otherwise remain in full force and virtue.
James Stedman                                                     
Judicial Action:
Elias Hewitt, Esq., Bond as Overseer of Pequot Tribe of Indians in North Stonington, approved at Special County Court, July 17, 1844Attest, James Stedman, Clerk
  • 1. Connecticut's Treasurers in 1844 were Jabez L. White, Jr. and Joseph B. Gilbert.  Connecticut State Treasurer, Wikipedia.